Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Croatian FM's claims about reciprocal measures untrue - Serbian MFA

BELGRADE - The Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday dismissed as untrue claims by Croatia's FM Gordan Grlic Radman and the country's foreign ministry that Zagreb's decision to declare a consul at the Serbian embassy in Croatia a persona non grata was a reciprocal measure.

Croatian diplomat in Belgrade declared persona non grata - Serbian MFA

BELGRADE - The Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs decided on Monday to declare Croatian diplomat Hrvoje Snajder persona non grata in accordance with Article 9 of the Vienna Convention on diplomatic and consular relations.

Snajder is first secretary at the Croatian embassy in Belgrade.

FM Gerapetritis to take part in EU’s Foreign Affairs Council meeting on Monday

Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis traveled to Brussels on Sunday to take part in the EU's Foreign Affairs Council meeting on Monday.

The meeting will focus on the crisis in the Middle East, the war in Ukraine, the relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan and the European Economy Security Strategy, reported the Foreign Ministry.

Turkey Slams EU's 'Unfair' Criticism in Enlargement Progress Report

In a contentious response to the European Commission's annual enlargement report, Turkey has denounced the assessment as "unfair and biased." The report, which scrutinizes the progress of nine countries seeking EU membership, cited Turkey's "serious backsliding" on democratic standards, the rule of law, human rights, and the independence of the judiciary.