Southeastern Europe

"Russia wants disorder"; "Agreement between Belgrade and Pristina is possible"

He added that United States would back the Government in Pristina as it is devoted to dialogue, while Russian wants the region based on disorder and mistrust.
"One of our primary goals is to support the formation of Kosovo Government that is devoted to dialogue, which means suspending tariffs and returning to the negotiations table", he said in an interview for RTCG.

President Rumen Radev: Bulgaria-Greece Relations Prove that a Strategic Partnership in a Spirit of Mutual Trust Can be Built in the Balkans

The strategic partnership between Bulgaria and Greece is an achievement of our two countries, which we can be proud of, because it is an invaluable contribution to the European architecture for peace, stability and prosperity. This was stated by President Rumen Radev at the awarding of Greek Ambassador to Bulgaria Grigorios Vasilokonstandakis with the Order Stara Planina  first degree.

"Serbia must be allowed to enter the EU prior to 2025"

Peter Szijarto, who is attending the meeting of the EU Council in Helsinki, says that Western Balkans integration into EU should happen fast.
He assessed that countries in the region had done the best they could to speed up the accession process. "Accession negotiations with Serbia must be accelerated, while Serbia should be allowed to enter EU prior to 2025", Szijatro said.

The EU Has Failed to Europeanize the Balkans

Hence, we did not only aim to "fill a gap in the field"  - no such volume existed at the time ­ but to above all provide comprehensive empirical analysis that would possibly serve both practitioners engaged with, and in, the region, and academics alike.

This is how Balkanizing Europeanization: Fight against Corruption and Regional Relations in the Western Balkans came about.

The Berlin Process in Sofia will be a Mini-presidency Focusing only on Western Balkans

The Berlin Process in Sofia will be a mini-presidency focusing only on the Western Balkans, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva said during a meeting with ambassadors and permanent representatives of Bulgaria abroad, Focus News Agency reported.