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26.02.21

Sarajevo, 26 February 2021, dtt-net.com – The government of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) decided to create the “Commission for Cooperation with NATO”, after initial naming it “for integration” in the western military alliance which Serb entity reject.

26.02.21

Tirana, 26 February 2021, dtt-net.com – A new opinion survey says ruling Socialist Party (PS) has a ten percent lead to the main opposition Democratic Party (PD) ahead of April 25 elections.

26.02.21

Prishtina/Brussels, 26 February 2021, dtt-net.com – A French diplomat said several other members states of the European bloc also disagree with the European Commission’s (EC) assessment that Kosovo has met all 95 criteria for EU visa liberalisation, especially on the rule of law and fight against corruption and organized crime.

26.02.21

Skopje, 26 February 2021, dtt-net.com - Several thousands ethnic Albanians today took the streets in capital Skopje following Tuesday’s decision of judges in a retrial to sentence five men over murder of five Macedonians in 2012 which they deny.

26.02.21

Skopje, 26 February 2021, dtt-net.com – A total of nine people are found guilty today by judges in North Macedonia, including a former minister and a former chief of secret service, and are sentenced to jail terms over  illegal wiretapping which surfaced to the public in 2015.

26.02.21

Belgrade/Prishtina, 26 February 2021, dtt-net.com – Serbia’s President and minister of Slobodan Milosevic’s regime, Aleksandar Vucic, choose to meet today and coordinate policy toward Kosovo with his Serb List members at the Serbian army barracks “Toplica Uprising” in Kursumlija, after February 14 elections and expected resumption of EU-mediated talks in Brussels.

25.02.21

Belgrade, 25 February 2021, dtt-net.com – A Serbian minister expressed dissatisfaction that 27 member states last year didn’t allow the country to open more chapters in EU accession negotiations and said Belgrade is ready to open five this year.

25.02.21

Tirana, 25 February 2021, dtt-net.com – 29 military vehicles Humvee arrived today at the port of Durres, a donation of the USA military to the Albanian army.

25.02.21

Skopje, 25 February 2021, dtt-net.com – Bulgarian officials said North Macedonia should first meet “relevant conditions” - which relate to bilateral dispute over Macedonian language and history - before it can open EU accession negotiations.

25.02.21

Skopje, 25 February 2021, dtt-net.com – Around 70 percent of daily infections in North Macedonia are now of UK-strain which is causing rise of new cases in the country lately, according to officials.