Europe

NATO will intervene? "We see indications; Troops have been sent in a Kosovo base"

Petr Bystron, who is also a member of the Bundestag, stated in an interview for Russia Today Balkan that the bombing of the FR Yugoslavia in 1999 was a violation of international law and a sin, as well as that this illegal war led to the violent secession of a part of the sovereign country, the former Yugoslavia.

EU’s Borrell calls crisis meeting with Kosovo’s Kurti, Serbia’s Vucic

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has called crisis talks with Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic for next week, a spokesperson said on Thursday.

"He invited both leaders for a 'crisis meeting' in Brussels next week," EU foreign affairs spokesperson Peter Stano said. "We will share more details at a later stage."

Germany Recognized the Macedonian Language, Identity and Culture

Last night, the German Bundestag voted on a resolution that unequivocally recognizes the Macedonian language, identity and culture, Thomas Hacker, an MP from the Free Democratic Party, told Deutsche Welle.

The resolution was introduced by the parliamentary groups of the three parties in the governing coalition - the Social Democrats, the Greens and the Liberals.

EIT sets up info center in Cyprus

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is about to set up an information center in Cyprus, called the EIT Community RIS Hub and is already in search of a national secretary to lead and coordinate it.

The announcement was made on Wednesday at an info day event in Cyprus, co-organized by the EIT and the Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF).

Frontex chief: Greek authorities ‘did their upmost to save lives’

The head of the EU border agency Frontex has said the Greek authorities "did their upmost to save lives" in Wednesday's sinking of a ship crammed with migrants that went down off the coast of Pylos, in the Peloponnese.

Speaking from the nearby city of Kalamata, Frontex Executive Director Hans Leijtens said the sinking was "a horrible incident, any way you look at it."

After the Rotation: Romania has a New Government

With 290 votes "for", 95 "against" and no abstentions, the two chambers of the Romanian Parliament elected the new Romanian government headed by Marcel Ciolacu. Deputies voted first, then senators.

418 people's representatives out of a total of 465 were present in the hall during today's vote of confidence and the debates, marked by scandal and sharp exchange of remarks.

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