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17.09.19

Sarajevo, 17 September 2019, dtt-net.com – Officials of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) today called on Croatia to abandon plans of disposing radioactive waste near the Bosnian border and send it to Slovenia, the country of origin where the dangerous waste is made by the Krsko nuclear power plant.

17.09.19

Skopje, 17 September 2019, dtt-net.com – The Appeal Court in North Macedonia today confirmed prison sentences to 37 ethnic Albanians for the deadly incident of May 2015 when an armed group clashed with local police in the northern town of Kumanovo.

17.09.19

Sarajevo, 17 September 2019, dtt-net.com – The Alliance of Independent Social-Democrats (SNSD) is threatening again with Serb entity secession after calls by the main Bosniak party for constitutional reforms aimed at abolishing the two entities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and more powers to central institutions.

17.09.19

Tirana, 17 September 2019, dtt-net.com – Not only North Macedonia but Albania should launch EU accession negotiations too, the President of the European Council Donald Tusk said today during a visit to capital Tirana.

17.09.19

Berlin/Brussels, 17 September 2019, dtt-net.com – The government of Germany said redraw of borders between Kosovo and Serbia would not contribute to the stability in the Western Balkans region, as both the EU and the US are stepping up calls on Belgrade and Prishtina to resume the talks despite divisions amidst western powers over the idea floated by Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic and his Kosovan counterpart Hashim Thaçi.

17.09.19

Skopje, 17 September 2019, dtt-net.com – The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, today called on EU governments to launch accession negotiations with North Macedonia and set a date at their October meeting for the talks.

16.09.19

Sarajevo, 16 September 2019, dtt-net.com – A program declaration of the Bosniak Party of Democratic Action (SDA) over constitutional reform adopted at party’s Congress held during the weekend, has sparked warning reactions of two other ethnicities (Serbs and Croats) in the country but also of Serbia over country’s future.

16.09.19

Warsaw, 16 September 2019, dtt-net.com - The number of detections of illegal border crossings on all Europe’s migratory routes for the first eight months of 2019 was 26% lower than a year ago at around 68.700, but  on the Western Balkans route it has increased, according to EU’s Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex).

16.09.19

Brussels, 16 September 2019, dtt-net.com – The renamed country of the Western Balkans region expects to open first chapter in EU accession negotiations in January, despite France still maintaining enigma over its decision, according to North Macedonia’s deputy Prime Minister Bujar Osmani.

16.09.19

Tirana/Skopje, 15 September 2019, dtt-net.com – Police in Albania and North Macedonia detained during the weekend more illegal migrants on their way to the EU territory.