The European Union published the first draft of a separation treaty with Britain on Wednesday. While open to debate, the draft includes controversial proposals for the Irish border that could trouble already fraught Brexit negotiations.
Montenegro’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) last year, the European Union’s announcement that it will resume enlargement before 2025 to include at least one Balkan state, Serbia’s evident oscillation between East and West, as well as recent progress on resolving the Greco-Macedonian name dispute have apparently all impelled Russia to intensify its attacks upon Western policy in Southeastern Europe.
The highly contentious relationship that has evolved between Turkey and the United States over their different approaches to the situation in Syria has led to serious questions as to whether the partnership can survive. While the points of disagreement between Turkey and the United States are real and important, this should not lead us to overlook the comprehensive relationship with historical common interests.
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Exclusive interview of the President International Center for Human Development (ICHD) Mr Tevan J. Poghosyan
British Prime Minister Theresa May will detail plans today (2 March) for a new economic relationship with the EU after Brexit, amid heightened tensions with Brussels over the implications for Northern Ireland.
It has been an exhausting month for Serbia's indefatigable Aleksandar Vucic, with a pointless trip to Zagreb, a national holiday to oversee – and a Kosovo anniversary to try to spoil.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar in February.
There is a widely accepted misconception about “the ability” of Western Balkan countries “to produce more history than they can handle”.
A country that was recently on the brink of civil war is finally embracing radical political reforms aimed at one day joining the EU.
President Kersti Kaljulaid in her speech on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Estonia emphasized the need to protect the weaker, noting that dignity of the state relies on the fact that the state is capable of treating each of their citizens and residents with respect to their human dignity and that the dignity of the state depends on how the victims of abuse are treated.
The Inter-Parliamentary Conference "The Republic of Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine: Eastern Partnership and Current Security Challenges" will be held in Chisinau, Moldova, on March 2.