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Plenkovic says has talked with Biden in general on Serbia's EU negotiations

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.

Biden warns Europe against overdependence on Russian energy

US Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday cautioned European countries against becoming too dependent on Russian energy, including natural gas.

Biden says US will work with Turkey on extraditing preacher Gulen

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.

Biden says Syrian Kurds must retreat over Euphrates River

US Vice President Joe Biden says the Syrian Kurdish forces his country backs must go back across the Euphrates River to the east bank.

US reaffirms commitment to defence of NATO's eastern states

US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday reaffirmed his country's commitment to NATO defence of the EU's eastern member states during high-level talks in Latvia.

Ahead of Biden visit, Turkey wants "temporary arrest" of Gulen

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.

Warmly welcomed in Kosovo, Biden to press for peace with Serbia

US Vice President Joe Biden, a strong supporter of Kosovo during its struggle for independence from Serbia, arrived to a warm welcome in Pristina for talks on Wednesday.

Serbian President tells Biden US, Serbia share common values

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.

Biden apologises to families of victims killed in NATO air strikes on Serbia

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.  

US Vice President Biden pushes Serbia, Kosovo to normalize ties

US Vice President Joe Biden discussed problems from the Balkan's recent troubled past Tuesday in Belgrade, kicking off a short visit to Serbia and its former province of Kosovo.

US Vice President Biden tours Serbia and Kosovo

US Vice President Joe Biden kicks off a short visit to Serbia and its former province of Kosovo on Tuesday.

Turkish prime minister: 81,000 civil servants suspended since coup

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.

U.S. Vice President Biden to visit Serbia, Kosovo next week

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Serbia and Kosovo next week, the White House said on Tuesday.

Biden: Shooting of police officers "touched the soul of the nation"

Vice President Joe Biden says the assassination of five Dallas police officers "touched the soul of the nation" and calls for unity amid racial tensions.

Biden holds talks in Iraq on political crisis, Islamic State

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.

Biden slams Palestinian failure to decry attacks amid 3 more deaths

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.

Three Palestinians dead; No end of violence in sight amid Biden visit

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.

Five dead, at least 10 wounded in attacks, as Biden visits Tel Aviv

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.

Syria, Iran on agenda with Biden in Turkey and Kerry in Saudi Arabia

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.

Obama and Erdogan talk terror threat ahead of Biden visit to Turkey

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.

Montenegro expects NATO membership invitation after Zagreb summit

The Montenegrin president said that on 1 December his country would be given "confirmation of its years-long efforts."

Biden says whole and peaceful Europe impossible without its southeast

My generation and the generation of my father have been dreaming of a Europe which is whole, peaceful and united and we believe that this is not possible without Europe's southeast

Croatian PM meets with US vice-president

Biden had arrived in Zagreb to attend the Brdo-Brijuni Presidential Process summit as a guest. The meeting brought together the leaders of Southeast European countries.

Pahor says prospects of EU, NATO membership facilitate peace

Pahor said he saw the Zagreb event as an attempt to support the European prospects of the countries in the region and also as support for the NATO membership ...

Pusic: Biden's visit marks return of US to this part of world

"Croatia is a staunch American ally and we have been closely cooperating in that regard for years, it's a traditional alliance. 

Brdo-Brijuni extraordinary summit starts

The summit, co-chaired by Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and her Slovenian counterpart Borut Pahor, was taking place in the presidential offices in the Croatian capital.

Biden says south-east Europe of extreme interest to USA

He praised the regional initiative "Brdo-Brijuni Process" as a good job as it has managed to bring together heads of state for talks for the past five years.

Biden, Tusk, Pahor meet in Zagreb

Visoki dužnosnici nisu davali izjave novinarima nakon sastanaka zatvorenih za javnost u hotelu Westin. 

US Vice President arrives in Zagreb

Biden will participate in the meeting of the Brdo-Brijuni Process, a regional political initiative bringing together former Yugoslav countries and Albania.

Vice-President Biden to attend regional summit in Zagreb Wednesday

Biden is the first U.S top official to visit Croatia during the term of of President Barack Obama.

US Vice President Biden to visit Zagreb for Brdo-Brijuni summit

Also invited to the Zagreb conference are German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and European Council President Donald Tusk.