The new strategy sets the stage for North Macedonia and Albania accession's battles - which Paris blocked last year.
The leaders of Albania, North Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro met on Saturday to discuss how to deepen regional cooperation in the Western Balkans, including in their quest to join the European Union.
The tale of a woman standing up to patriarchy in a small Macedonian village has won the prestigious LUX Film Prize. Its director says it is important to stand up to misogyny in the Balkans and across Europe.
A former NATO spokesperson says the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to North Macedonia is an important sign of re-engagement with the Balkan region.