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A year ago, the European Union (EU) gave the green light to launch membership negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia. The late decision instilled some optimism not only about the future of the region, as an indisputable step towards realizing its European aspirations, but also heralded the fact that the Union can take strategic decisions, …

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) – Foreign ministers of Austria, Czech Republic and Slovenia on Saturday expressed unanimous support for North Macedonia and Albania to start accession negotiations with the European Union, arguing that bilateral issues should not block the EU’s enlargement to the Western Balkans. Austria’s Alexander Schallenberg, Czech Jakub Kulhanek and Slovenian Anze Logar …

SOFIA – Bulgaria declares that it does not intend to lift its veto on the long-delayed accession negotiations between North Macedonia and the European Union over a linguistic and historical dispute with its neighbor. “No change can be expected in the Bulgarian national position regarding the Republic of North Macedonia,” Bulgarian Acting Foreign Minister Svetlan …

SOFIA / SKOPJE – Bulgaria says it does not plan to lift its veto on the long-delayed accession negotiations between North Macedonia and the European Union over a linguistic and historical dispute with its neighbor. “No change can be expected in the Bulgarian national position regarding the Republic of North Macedonia,” Bulgarian Acting Foreign Minister …

On May 19, the US State Department announced the appointment of former Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha and members of his family for involvement in significant corruption. Such designations under US law prohibit such named persons from entering the United States. The explanation provided by the State Department contained relatively few details about the information …

In her first column for The National after returning to public office after a period of leave to focus on her health, she called for detailed work on what an independent Scotland should look like. She cited the economic argument, the timing of EU membership and how cross-border trade is handled with the UK by …

Neighborhood and Enlargement Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi visited the six Western Balkan countries this week as the first of 651,000 BioNTech / Pfizer vaccines, shared and funded by the European Union, arrived In the region. The vaccines are funded from the € 70 million package adopted by the Commission in December 2020 to help cover the …

One other Easter is quick approaching, one other EAPM mailing in your viewing pleasure and delight … and different developments within the present COVID-19 disaster as a brand new vacation looms. Because the aforementioned Easter weekend approaches, it is going to be fascinating to see what number of Europeans problem the sturdy suggestions to remain …

For the reason that momentous vote of 23 June 2016 that triggered the UK’s lengthy strategy of leaving the European Union, the specter of Scotland’s secession from the UK has resurrected time and time once more. The response to the COVID pandemic has weakened, not strengthened, the ties that bind the Union, and the way …

Politics A tough border with England could be created for the primary time in three centuries if an impartial Scotland joined the European Union, a assume tank has warned. Wednesday March 31, 2021, 2:21 p.m. A report on the implications of Scotland’s re-integration into the EU ought to it turn into impartial stated Scotland would …