Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs and Minister of Immigration and Asylum Jean Asselborn agreed on Bulgaria and Luxembourg to work together on the European perspective of the Western Balkan countries after the lack of a decision for the start of the negotiations with the Republic Northern Macedonia and A
In his report to the European Parliament on the Western Balkans, the Commissioner for Accession Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, said that the prospect of EU accession was the biggest impetus for reforms and processes in the region, and when it came to Serbia, he said that the idea of an agreement with Kosovo would only make sense if there is a prospect of joining the EU.
He said on his profile that Serbia continues to arm itself with military equipment from Russia and China - an air defense system, drones and other military equipment, which he described as "madness".
This shift, as "Kurir" interlocutors explain, could come as Palmer's threats were followed by a sharp response from the Serbian president that Serbia would not suffer humiliation and that the talks were practically meaningless.
Palmer's job, they pointed out, is to restore dialogue, not block it.
He reiterates his view that he is against changing borders as one of potential solutions, stressing that he is taking care of his country and it is most important that state remains within its borders.
He states that his earlier statement on the matter encountered negative reactions from the Serbian Government, which he says, is legitimate.
Russia has refused to increase export quotas for Moldovan goods for 2019, setting a quota of 15,000 export permits for Moldovan producers - 3,000 less than in 2018.
The Moldovan Economy and Infrastructure Ministry on Wednesday said Russia wanted Moldova first to increase the number of permits for Russian transport operators.