Showing posts with label Balkans. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Balkans. Show all posts

January 28 - Talat Xhaferi is voted as the first Albanian Prime Minister in North Macedonia


Jan 28, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Skopje.

With 65 votes in favor and 3 votes against, Talat Xhaferi has been elected prime minister of North Macedonia. He is the first Albanian to be elected prime minister in RMV.

January 28 - President Pendarovski extends Saint Sava Day greetings to Serbian community

 


Jan 28, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Skopje.

President Stevo Pendarovski extended Saturday greetings to the members of the Serbian community in the Republic of North Macedonia on occasion of Saint Sava Day.

 

January 28 - Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan to Visit Bulgaria, Albania and Romania

 


Jan 28, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan will visit three Balkan countries, Albania, Bulgaria and Romania, said the Turkish Foreign Ministry on its account on the X social network.

January 27 - An Albanian PM in North Macedonia, Ahmeti: We are closer to EU

 


The leader of the Democratic Union for Integration (BDI), Ali Ahmeti, addressing citizens on January 27, 2024. Photo courtesy: Ali Ahmeti (Facebook, clip grab)

Jan 27, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

Talat Xhaferi is expected to assume the role of the first Albanian Prime Minister in North Macedonia this Sunday after the vote in the Assembly on the composition of the interim Government that will lead the country to the double elections to be held in May.

January 27 - US plans sale of 40 F-35 jets to Greece with additional defense equipment

 


Jan 27, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

In a recent letter from Secretary of State Antony Blinken to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the United States has outlined plans to sell up to 40 F-35 jets to Greece and gift the country various defense equipment.

 

January 27 - Bulgaria: The new seventh unit of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant will be ready by 2034

 


Jan 27, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Sofia.

Within a month Bulgaria is expected to conclude an agreement with the US on the future construction of the seventh and eighth units at Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, said Energy Minister Rumen Radev, who explained that today he received a mandate from the government to conclude the agreement.

 

January 24 - US State Department calls on Kosovo to "revisit" decision to suspend Serbian dinar

 


Jan 24, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The US State Department reminded Pristina Prime Minister Albin Kurti of the legally binding obligations that Kosovo has undertaken

January 24 - Albania should support the Kosovo army

 


Jan 24. 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Tirana.

Today, the whole world is arming itself, especially after the beginning of the Russia-Ukraine, Israel-Palestine war, and in our region, where Serbia is arming itself, as well as NATO members, i.e. its Balkan member states, such as Greece and Croatia. 

 

January 24 - Bulgarian's Kozloduy NPP with a permit to store RWFA-type nuclear fuel

 


Jan 24. 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The Nuclear Regulation Agency (NRA) has issued Kozloduy NPP with a permit to store fresh RWFA-type nuclear fuel produced by Westinghouse, the agency said on January 24. 

January 22 - Open Balkan countries sign protocols on free access to labor markets

 


Jan 22, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Protocols on free access to the labor markets of North Macedonia, Serbia, and Albania were signed Monday in Skopje by representatives of the three countries. 

 

January 19 - Albanian teenager found hanging in Greece

 


Jan 19, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

A serious incident happened on Tuesday afternoon in Rizari of Edessa Municipality, Greece as a 17-year-old student was found hanging inside her house.

January 19 - Prime Minister Denkov: Bulgaria’s goal for joining the euro area is January 1, 2025

 


Jan 19, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Bulgaria’s goal for joining the euro area is 1 January ,2025, Prime Minister Acad. Nikolay Denkov said after a meeting with Eurogroup President Paschal Donohoe, the government information service said on January 18.

January 18 - The final message to Serbs in Kosovo

 


Jan 18, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

The statement is related to the decision of the Board of the Central Bank of Kosovo on the adoption of the Regulation on cash operations according to which the only currency that can be used in the so-called Kosovo for cash and e-transactions is the euro.

January 18 - Belgrade rejected a visit by a Kosovar minister to southern Serbia, the EU reacts


Jan 18, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The European Union has asked Serbia to allow the visits of Kosovo officials to the three municipalities in the south of Serbia, which are announced in accordance with the agreement reached in the dialogue about mutual visits. 

January 16 - Cocaine by submarine from Panama to Italy/ 29 people were arrested, how the Albanian boss discovered the scheme


 Jan 16, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 The supply of drugs to some of the Camorras' main trading centers in Naples and the province passed through the Netherlands and Spain.

January 16 - Serbian opposition holds new protest in Belgrade

 


Jan 16, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The Serbian opposition held a new protest on Tuesday evening in Belgrade, on the anniversary of the assassination of Kosovo Serb opposition leader Oliver Ivanovic.

January 16 - Bulgaria: Three Seas Initiative is of strategic importance for Europe and the world

 


Jan 16, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The Three Seas Initiative is of strategic importance for Europe and the world, said Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mariya Gabriel, who took part in the panel discussion "Three Seas as a driver of European growth" within the 54th edition of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 16. 

January 13 – Serbia to manufacture thousands of kamikaze drones

 


Vucic claims that Kosovo is forming strong forces with US’ support

 

Jan 13, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic said that Kosovo is forming extremely strong forces and that the process is managed by America, contrary to international law and UN resolution 1244, stressing that because of this, Serbia must drastically strengthen its military.

 

North Macedonia, Kosovo join efforts to build tunnel on Tetovo-Prizren connection

 


Jan 12, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Skopje.

Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications Bekim Rexhepi and Kosovo Minister of Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure Liburn Aliu signed Friday a Co-financing Agreement for the construction of a tunnel of the Tetovo-Prizren road.

January 12 - State Department approves sale of missiles to Kosovo

 


Jan 12, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

The US State Department has approved a potential sale of 246 Javelin anti-tank missiles to Kosovo for an estimated $75 million, news agency reports said on Thursday.