A deal billed as a breakthrough shows signs of fraying one week on, with neither Kosovo or Serbia closer to a final agreement.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and other Serbian officials reacted furiously to a social media post by the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson ridiculing Vucic sitting across US President Donald Trump at his Oval Office table.
Former foes Kosovo and Serbia agreed to normalise economic relations in a US-brokered deal that the administration of President Donald Trump touted as a major diplomatic success.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti "show their firm commitment to the EU-facilitated dialogue among them,” EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said.
Kosovo-Serbia talks have been derailed but the US needs to get them back on track.
The rescue operations were mostly carried out in geographies where instability prevailed. Those rescued include citizens from UK, the Netherlands, Lebanon, France, Russia, Kosovo, Belgium, Japan, Iraq and Italy from terrorist groups.
Growing Islamophobia is not just a phenomenon in Western Europe, in the Balkans where the continents largest number of Muslims are, it’s also a problem.
Many countries have closed mosques to the public, making it impossible for worshippers to hold the traditional congregational prayers that are part of Eid al Fitr celebrations.
The patients and the attendants will go through Covid-19 PCR test or samples will be taken for the PCR test for a fee, when entering Turkey from the airports or border gates.
Delays in starting EU membership talks for Albania and North Macedonia, tensions between Serbia and Kosovo and a perception that the EU was slow to help its Balkan partners cope with Covid-19 fuel concern that they might turn toward Russia and China.
Ankara is helping multiple states to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic including, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Kosovo, as well as Libya, Italy, and Spain, Israel and Palestine among others.
The virus has infected more than 1,5 million people and killed over 88,000 by spreading to 209 countries and territories. Here are the latest updates for April 8:
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