It is not true that Serbia is surrounded by NATO countries, President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday.
The United States and the European Union (EU) must deepen their engagement with the Western Balkans, a region where Russia, Turkey, and wealthy Arab Gulf states have extended their influence and that is considered integral to realizing the idea of a Europe that is whole, free, and at peace, speakers and panelists said at the Atlantic Council on November 29.
"ICTY ends its mandate by confirming judgement against Bosnian Croats" - column of Fayez Risheg, member of CEAS advisory board
Today, the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia, the ICTY, was supposed to pass its final words. Its last ruling was to be on appeal of the six Bosnian Croats accused of war crimes. But apart from individual responsibility, this ruling had much bigger implications because the original judgement included a claim that the six were members of a joint criminal enterprise (JCE) together with the then Croatian President Franjo Tođman, Defense Minister Gojko Šušak, and Chief of General Staff Janko Bobetko[i]. In short, the stated aim of this JCE was to purge the Croatian parts of Bosnia of non-Croat population and create a territory to be governed by the Croats and eventually annexed to Croatia.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to reassure allies of the United States’ support for Europe ahead of a trip to several European capitals next week.
Drejtoresha e Qendrës për studime euroatlantike në Beograd (Centar za evroatlantske studije - CEAS) Jelena Miliq ka deklaruar për Zërin Amerikës në gjuhën serbe se rrethanat e ndryshuara gjeopolitike po reflektohen edhe në Ballkanin Perëndimor, transmeton Koha.net.
"Kemi parë çfarë bëjnë rusët në Maqedoni, çfarë po bëjnë ende në Mal të Zi. Frikohem se veriu i Kosovës do të jetë rrëfimi tjetër dhe se ndaj tij duhet pasur kujdes”, ka thënë ajo.