Dubrovnik Forum

Dubrovnik Forum ends; Central and eastern European leaders push for closer cooperation

The Dubrovnik Forum on the topic of stronger connections between European Union member states in the Adriatic, Baltic and Black Sea area closed on Friday afternoon and Croatian Deputy Prime Minister Bozo Petrov said that it would be great if the ideas presented at the forum were to be achieved.

Memo of understanding on Ionian-Adriatic gas pipeline signed in Dubrovnik

ZAGREB, Aug 26 (Hina) - Croatia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro as well as the executives of Azerbaijan's SOCAR oil and gas company on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on a project for the construction of the future Ionian-Adriatic gas pipeline (IAP) and the document-signing ceremony was held as part of the Dubrovnik Forum.

FM says Hungary must protect itself from new refugee tide

A new refugee wave is possible and we must protect ourselves, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in Dubrovnik on Friday, explaining why Hungary decided to build a new fence along its border, as announced by Prime Minister Viktor Orban earlier today.

FM: Croatia will cooperate in preventing flood of refugees

"That cooperation ( Slovenia, Serbia, Macedonia) contributed to calming the (migrant) wave," Kovac told reporters, commenting on a possible scenario of a new refugee crisis in Croatia if the EU-Turkey agreement fails.

Dubrovnik Forum panel on migrations, terrorist threats for EU held

Migrations, terrorist threats and instability along the eastern border of the European Union are the challenges that the European Union is faced with and it has to tackle them with a common policy, it was said at a panel discussion on global challenges held on Friday, during the second day of the Dubrovnik Forum.

Dubrovnik Forum discusses LNG terminal between Poland and Croatia

Connecting the LNG terminal in Poland with one planned on the island of Krk in Croatia is one of the specific projects 12 EU countries located in the Adriatic-Baltic-Black Sea (BABS) region want to implement in order to boost competitiveness and development, Presidents Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic of Croatia and Andrzej Duda of Poland said at the Dubrovnik Forum on Thursday.

Grabar-Kitarovic welcomes veterans' call for defusing tensions in Croatia-Serbia relations

She said that she was aware that in the run-up to elections strong words were used, welcoming Croatian war veterans' call for defusing tensions.

Dubrovnik Forum adopts declaration called "The Three Seas Initiative"

Participants in the Dubrovnik Forum on Thursday adopted a declaration supporting concrete energy, transport and digital communication projects to connect Central and Eastern Europe and calling on interested parties from all over the world to join in those projects.

Croatian, Polish presidents open Dubrovnik Forum

The Adriatic, Baltic and Black Sea region is Europe's "jugular vein" and its development will require 50 billion euro worth of investments, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said on Thursday while opening the Dubrovnik Forum with her Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda, who underlined the importance of energy projects and said that the next forum would be held in Wroclaw in 2017.

Beta says Serbia PM won't attend Dubrovnik Forum

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic will not attend the Dubrovnik Forum on Thursday and Friday, Serbian Beta news agency said on Wednesday, citing unnamed government sources.

Dubrovnik Forum to focus on strengthening Europe, connecting north and south

Strengthening cooperation between 12 countries of the Adriatic-Baltic-Black Sea Initiative will be the focus of the Dubrovnik Forum, "Strengthening Europe: Connecting North and South“, on Thursday and Friday.

Croatian FM tells Serbian PM to present list of warrants against Croats

Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miro Kovac on Tuesday sent a message to Serbia's Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic that if he decides to attend the Dubrovnik Forum later this week, he should by all means bring a list of warrants issued by Serbia against Croatian citizens for alleged war crimes.

Croatian PM: As far as I know, Vucic is coming to Dubrovnik

Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Tuesday said that as far as he was aware, his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic is coming to the Dubrovnik Forum 2016, adding however that that was not definite yet.