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#Serbia on EU path seeks to improve ties with Moscow

#Serbia on EU path seeks to improve ties with Moscow

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Serbia is committed to European Union membership but it will work hard to improve relations with its traditional ally Russia, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić told Reuters ahead of a presidential election on Sunday (2 April). The poll will test the popularity of Vučić, a frontrunner in the race, as well as his center-right Serbian Progressive […]

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Foreign affairs MEPs encourage #Serbia and #Kosovo to do more to improve ties

Foreign affairs MEPs encourage #Serbia and #Kosovo to do more to improve ties

| February 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

The recent progress in normalizing relations between Belgrade and Pristina, after months of little or none, was welcomed by MEPs on Tuesday (28 February). However, in two resolutions they call on both countries to show more commitment and sustained political will to achieve this goal, which is a condition for their accession to the EU. […]

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#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week Europol organized, together with Austria and Switzerland, the first international conference on jewellery robbery and burglary under a new umbrella project entitled ‘Diamond’. Hosted at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, the event brought together more than 70 experts from almost all EU Member States, as well as third parties from Europe, Asia, the […]

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#WesternBalkans’ European path is vital for the stability in the region

#WesternBalkans’ European path is vital for the stability in the region

| November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The ALDE Group in the European Parliament welcomes the steps forward made by some of the Western Balkan countries on their European path, as shown by the progress reports presented today by the European Commission in the EP’s Foreign Affairs Committee. There are still many issues to be fixed and reforms to be considered and […]

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Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifty-two countries and four international organizations teamed up with Europol to deliver a major blow to organized crime groups operating across the European Union and beyond. Co-operation with partners from the private sector was also key to this successful operation. Focusing on disrupting the most dangerous criminal networks currently active, investigators put an emphasis on […]

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#Serbia: Mainstream parties accused of ‘making pact with the devil’ after anti-EU nationalists win seats in new Serbian parliament

#Serbia: Mainstream parties accused of ‘making pact with the devil’ after anti-EU nationalists win seats in new Serbian parliament

A right-wing nationalist grouping staunchly opposed to EU membership and supportive of Russia has edged its way into the Serbian parliament, but in what some observers feel marks a blow to a long-standing pro-EU consensus, it has done so with the backing of some left-wing and liberal parties. Statistically, the change, arising from repeat voting […]

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#Serbia: Mainstream parties accused of 'making pact with the devil' after anti-EU nationalists win seats in new Serbian parliament

#Serbia: Mainstream parties accused of 'making pact with the devil' after anti-EU nationalists win seats in new Serbian parliament

A right-wing nationalist grouping staunchly opposed to EU membership and supportive of Russia has edged its way into the Serbian parliament, but in what some observers feel marks a blow to a long-standing pro-EU consensus, it has done so with the backing of some left-wing and liberal parties. Statistically, the change, arising from repeat voting […]

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