Kosovo Appeals Court has ordered a retrial in the case against Naser Kelmendi, who was sentenced for running a narcotics operation earlier this year.
The administration of the Government of Georgia says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Georgia in the near future.
The European Union began screening the readiness of Balkan neighbors Macedonia and Albania to start negotiations by June next year on joining the EU.
Surely the Bulgarian government is pleased to see how quietly the specificity of Bulgarian membership in the European Union is beginning to blur. Attached to Bulgaria’s and Romania’s accession to the EU in 2007, the Union introduced a Cooperation and Verification Mechanism which was to remind the two countries that they had to adhere to the rule of law and fight against corruption.
Ukraine and the Czech Republic have agreed on the gradual liberalization of relations in the sector of passenger and freight traffic between the two countries.
In the meeting of heads of Governments of China and the Central and Eastern European countries 16+1, wherein Lithuania was represented by Vilius Šapoka, the Minister of Finance, it was agreed to establish a financial technologies coordination centre of 16+1 format in Vilnius and to organize high-level fintech conference in 2019.
“Poland fully supports European aspirations of our partners from the Western Balkans,” Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said after the meeting of foreign affairs ministers of the Berlin Process held during the Western Balkans Summit in London.
The history of relations between the United States and Russia demonstrates that there is no substitute for personal contacts between the leaders of the two countries.
The London summit this week could kick-start the revival of the stalled reform process in the region – but won’t if human rights and the rule of law stay off the agenda.
The Polish prime minister on Wednesday said that the European Union needed to redefine its functions and tasks, according to a report by the IAR news agency.