16 October 2019
  • 12:02 IF YOU WANT TO GO BIG AS A DESTINATION, JOIN TOURISM AND GASTRONOMY
  • 11:51 Top Events in october
  • 11:04 HOT TOPICS in September 2019: North Macedonia and Albania get green light from German parliament; Croatia expects to join Schengen soon; Sarajevo holds its first Pride parade; EBERD wants to invest in Bosnia’s wind farms; Dubrovnik to introduce cruise tax; Kosovo’s instability keeps investors away
  • 12:21 Multilateralism is crucial but it is at risk
  • 11:29 Another luxury gem opens its doors on Montenegro’s coast

On Thursday, Kosovo is expected to receive a recommendation for visa liberalisation from the European Commission. The news will be announced by the European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos, who will be visiting Kosovo. Visa liberalisation was conditioned by fullfilling two outstanding requirements: the ratification of the border demarcation agreement with Montenegro and a strenghtened track record in the fight against crime and corruption. Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj expects the European Parliament to confirm Commissions recommendation on 29 or 30 August.

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić said if the regional customs union is to be realised, there needs to be a strong support for its creation. The union, proposed by Vučić, would comprise the 18 million market, which, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), generates an annual GDP of over $240bn (data for 2016). The union would cover Serbia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia and Kosovo, as well as Moldova.

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