Croatia's Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Tuesday that he had talked with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden about Serbia's EU membership negotiations in general and that the talks actually referred to how Croatia could assist southeastern European countries on their journey towards the EU and NATO.
US Vice President Joe Biden visited Turkey on Wednesday and said his government is helping a Turkish team prepare a formal extradition request for Fethullah Gulen, the preacher Ankara blames for plotting the July 15 coup attempt.
Turkey's prime minister said Saturday he wants the United States to place Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, blamed for plotting a coup, under "temporary arrest," ahead of a visit by Vice President Joe Biden next week.
Serbia and the United States share common values, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said in Belgrade on Tuesday during talks with US Vice President Joe Biden, adding that bilateral relations were outstanding and that he counted the US among the many friends Serbia had in the world.
US Vice President Joe Biden apologised in Belgrade on Tuesday to the families of those killed in NATO's four-month air strikes against Serbia and Yugoslavia in 1999, saying peace and stability in the Western Balkans now were very important for all of Europe, and praising Serbia's leadership in the region, notably in the relations with Croatia.
Turkey has suspended or fired 81,494 state employees, including more than 3,000 soldiers, since the failed coup attempt last month, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said, according to broadcaster CNN Turk.
US Vice President Joe Biden was in Baghdad Thursday for talks with Iraqi leaders on the country's deepening political crisis and the war on the extremist militia Islamic State, US and Iraqi officials said.
US Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday criticized Palestinians for their "failure to condemn" a months-long spree of stabbing attacks by Palestinians against Israelis, but also warned Israel that force alone would not stop the attacks.
Two Palestinian gunmen were shot dead in Jerusalem Wednesday while a Palestinian with a knife was killed in the West Bank, as a series of attacks showed no signs of relenting during a visit by US Vice President Joe Biden.
Four Palestinian assailants and one victim died in a string of attacks in Jerusalem and the Tel Aviv area Tuesday, police said, as US Vice-President Joe Biden began his first official talks in Israel in years.
Syrian peace talks, the Islamic State and Iran are expected to be high on the agenda in a pair of meetings Saturday that will see US Vice President Joe Biden in talks with Turkey's top leaders while US Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia.
US President Barack Obama and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call ahead of visit to Istanbul this week by Vice President Joe Biden, Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency reported.