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16.04.21

Belgrade, 16 April 2021, dtt-net.com – Serbia’s army and police will hold tomorrow a joint exercise to show country’s muscles to others in the Western Balkans region after, being helped mainly by Russia to boost its military capacities, but also by Belarus and China, with fighter jets, helicopters, tanks, missiles and drones.

16.04.21

The Hague/Belgrade, 16 April 2021, dtt-net.com – The Hague-based International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals has asked its President to notify the United Nations Security Council of Serbia’s “failure” to arrest and transfer two politicians over contempt in the trial case of the leader of Serb Radical Party (SRS), Vojislav Seselj.

16.04.21

Sarajevo,  16 April 2021, dtt-net.com – The Bosniak member of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s (BiH) Presidency, Sefik Dzaferovic, said the Slovenian premier Janez Jansa phoned him today to tell him that "there was no non-paper that could be linked to the Government of Slovenia, which would include redrawing borders or violating the territorial integrity of Bosnia and Herzegovina."

16.04.21

Belgrade, 16 April 2021, dtt-net.com – Serbian healthcare authorities today afternoon said that 3.041.740 doses of vaccines are administrated so far in country and 1.220.993 people received the second jab of vaccine against COVID-19.

16.04.21

Berlin/Sarajevo, 16 April 2021, dtt-net.com – Germany’s Minister of State for Europe, Michael Roth, today warned against ideas of redrawing borders in the Western Balkans as “a dangerous path” saying that countries in the region have a future as multiethnic societies, amid Slovenian-linked “non-paper” which proposes attachment of parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to Serbia and Croatia, and also union between Kosovo and Albania.

15.04.21

Brussels/Podgorica, 15 April 2021, dtt-net.com – Montenegrin government has addressed an official request to the European Commission (EC) to help repay the nearly 1 billion Euro loan from China bank for construction of a highway, but chances for EU bailing out Montenegro seem inexistent, according to officials in Brussels.

15.04.21

Tirana, 15 April 2021, dtt-net.com – Albanian government today said that 294,169 anti-COVID-19 vaccines doses are administrated in the country since vaccination started in January.

15.04.21

Prishtina, 15 April 2021, dtt-net.com – A former member of Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), charged of war crimes by the prosecution of the special court in The Hague, arrested a month ago by Belgium authorities was transferred today to the court’s premises in Netherlands, becoming the sixth to face trial at the court formed five years ago by Kosovan parliament.

15.04.21

Sarajevo/Brussels, April 15, 2021, dtt-net.com – Croatian foreign minister today said Zagreb supports territorial integrity of BiH, thus rejecting proposals in a leaked paper allegedly designed by Slovenian premier of redrawing borders in the Western Balkans.

15.04.21

Brussels, 15 April 2021, dtt-net.com – Slovenian media have published a “non-paper” drafted allegedly by Slovenia’s premier Janez Jansa, which proposes to the EU and the USA to agree on the unification of Kosovo with Albania and carving up most parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) by Serbia and Croatia, as “solutions” to “unresolved national issues of Serbs, Albanians and Croatians” in the Western Balkans region.