Johannes Hahn

EU's Hahn urges Macedonia's feuding leaders to form government

European Union Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn visited Skopje on Thursday and urged feuding Macedonian leaders to form a new government two months after snap elections.

Hahn: Serbia can open new negotiation chapters by year's end

European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn has announced the possibility of opening new policy chapters in Serbia-EU accession negotiations by the end of the year, adding that the strengthening of institutions and the rule of law and normalisation of relations with Kosovo remains Serbia's main challenge.

EU commissioner Hahn concerned about presidential election in Serbia

European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Johannes Hahn has expressed concern over the coming presidential election in Serbia in 2017 and the possible strengthening of nationalism.

Vucic wants to compete with Croatia in economy, not insults

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Saturday that Serbia wanted good relations with Croatia and to compete with it in economic progress, not in conflicts, insults and ugly words.  

Hahn says no country should obstruct another on EU path

European Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn on Saturday supported and encouraged Serbia's efforts to join the European Union, saying no country should obstruct another in its EU association and that he was confident that the Croatian parliament's decision to support Serbia on its European path was still valid.

Hahn to visit Serbia on Saturday, Belgrade expects "easing of situation" with Croatia

European Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn will visit Serbia on September 9 and the Serbian authorities consider the visit as an opportunity for "serious talks and easing of the situation" in the region that has lasted for several months, including the position of EU member Croatia on Serbia, Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Nebojsa Stefanovic said on Thursday.

Hahn: Serb entity referendum can only be of consultative nature

The referendum set to be held in the Bosnian Serb entity of Republika Srpska can only be of a consultative nature and the problem arising from it can only be solved with respect for court decisions, notably the decision of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said in Brussels on Monday.