Sun, May 19 2013
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Romanian president Traian Basescu says that Bucharest is prepared to be Belgrade’s partner in the Serbian action in the International Court of Justice calling into question the legitimacy of Kosovo’s unilateral declaration of independence.
Serbian foreign minister Vuk Jeremic will again take up the cudgels at the UN General Assembly meeting on September 15 2009 against the campaign to get more countries to recognise Kosovo – which, as a state without UN recognition, will be on the sidelines of the meeting.
Serbia protested formally to Tirana after Albanian prime minister Sali Berisha was quoted as saying ‘the national unity of Albanians should be a key idea in the policies of Albania and Kosovo’. Albania has rejected claims that it wants to undermine the territorial integrity of Serbia.
Among the requirements put forward by the authorities are that the company must invest at least 85 million euro in the construction of a new terminal, control tower and parking lot
For years, the countries of the Western Balkans have been waiting for visa-free travel. In the region's relationship with the EU, few issues have been as important.
Many things depend on the geopolitical situation outside Kosovo, especially among UN Security Council members and Russia’s approach, deputy prime minister Hajredin Kuqi said.
Governments in Prague and Bucharest could soon join Sofia in instituting temporary moratoriums on shale gas exploration.
Coalition around ruling Democratic Party has largest share of vote in Serbia's parliamentary election, according to exit polls.
Centre-right New Democracy is said by exit polls to have largest share of votes, but diminished even from its 2009 defeat, while socialists Pasok – the 2009 victors – gets somewhere around 14 to 17 per cent.
An agreement reached with the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will allow voters with dual citizenship in Kosovo to vote in the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections in Serbia.
Twenty radical Muslims suspected of being members of a terrorist group that has been linked to the murder of five fishermen in early April.