Balkans and USA/ NATO

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Online Al Bundy

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Re: Balkans and USA/ NATO
« Reply #40 on: September 22, 2017, 09:07:42 PM »

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« Reply #41 on: October 06, 2017, 12:53:27 PM »
 14 members of the US Congress have sent a letter to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asking for continued US attention and support to the Balkans.

Source: TANJUG Friday, October 6, 2017 | 10:12

This specifically concerns Serbia, they said, TANJUG is reporting on Friday, citing a Voice of America report.

"We write to reiterate the need for renewed political attention to the Balkans and additional support to the Republic of Serbia. Serbia is both the largest country in the Balkans and the political pivot of the entire region. The importance of the Balkan region has been highlighted throughout history: absent Balkan stability, European stability will be at risk," said the letter, whose first two signatories are Congressmen Ted Poe and Emanuel Cleaver, members of the Serbian Caucus.

The letter added that the Balkans is "still plagued by the ghosts of its past conflicts."

"Strained and incomplete relations between Serbia and Kosovo remain a key obstacle to the stability of the entire region....

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