On 29 January, the Romanian parliament passed a vote of confidence in Viorica Dăncilă’s centre-left government.
The prime ministers of Macedonia and Greece met on 24 January in Davos for the first time since 2010.
Most deputies in the ruling coalition made an attempt to repeal the law creating the Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office based in the Hague.
On 21 November, the Romanian parliament passed an act granting consent for the acquisition of the Patriot medium range air and missile defence system.
21 czerwca parlament Rumunii przegłosował wotum nieufności wobec powołanego niespełna pół roku temu centrolewicowego gabinetu Sorina Grindeanu.
On 20th June representatives of the Croatian and Hungarian governments signed a letter of intent regarding the establishment
On 17 May, President Gjorge Ivanov, formerly of the centre-right VMRO-DPMNE party, entrusted the leader of the SDSM party Zoran Zaev.
On 10 May, the parliament of Kosovo passed a vote of no confidence in the coalition government.
On 2 April, the Serbian Prime Minister and leader of the centre-right Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), Aleksandar Vučić, won the presidential election.
The centre-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) of Boyko Borisov won the early parliamentary election held on 26th March.