Problems of limited statehood have curbed the transformative power of the EU in the Western Balkans
(limited statehood is the main impediment for the Western Balkans
on their road to Brussels).
She also said that the first panel of Western Balkans
prime ministers on Feb.
Before Juncker, Borisov presented his geopolitical vision of the region, explaining that the Western Balkans
would replace the UK in the EU.
The economic recovery in the Western Balkans
in 2016 has encouraging effects on the unemployment and poverty rate drops.
Regional cooperation, EU integration and pending disputes were tabled at the meeting of German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier with the ministers of foreign affairs of the Western Balkan
countries, including Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki.
For all the countries of the Western Balkans
, important milestones on their European path are within reach," but they must first resolve their bilateral issues, Fule warned.
The Western Balkans
Sustainable Energy Financing Facility (WeBSEFF), a European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)/European Union (EU) program for funding of Western Balkans
sustainable energy projects, has supported 15 projects in Macedonia in the amount of EUR 4,4 million indebtedness.
Norway is almost doubling its development assistance to the Western Balkans
, with an increase from NOK 175 million in 2017 to NOK 319 million in 2018.
Soft connectivity and deepening economic integration between the six countries in the Western Balkans
dominated the agenda of yesterdays third Western Balkans
The new EU aid comes a day before the Western Balkans
Summit in Vienna, due tomorrow (Thursday), to be hosted by Austrian Federal Chancellor Werner Faymann.
At her meeting with her host, Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki, she reconfirmed the Italian support for the integration of the Republic of Macedonia and the other countries of the Western Balkans
into the EU.
The agreement was signed at the fifth meeting of the Western Balkans
Investment Framework (WBIF) Steering Committee.