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Analyses | | Marta Szpala
During a meeting in Belgrade on 16 November, Serbia’s president Aleksandar Vučić, Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orbán and Austria’s chancellor Karl Nehammer signed a memorandum on cooperation to counter illegal migration flows.
Analyses | | Andrzej Sadecki, Łukasz Kobeszko
Recently, the Croatian government has taken a series of measures against Hungarian companies operating in Croatia or planning to enter the Croatian market. According to the information from the Croatian Nacional daily, the government of…
OSW Commentary | | Kamil Całus
On 3 November, the Romanian parliament declared that 4 June would be a new public holiday commemorating the signing of the Treaty of Trianon on that day in 1920. This document formalised the transfer of large territories then belonging to…
Analyses | | Jakub Groszkowski
The elections to the European Parliament have weakened the Christian Democrats (EPP) and Social Democrats (S&D) in Central Europe; but although they have won fewer seats than five years ago, they still have an advantage over the other…
Analyses | | Jakub Jakóbowski, Mateusz Seroka
On 11th-12th April the eight 16+1 summit was held in Dubrovnik in Croatia; this format brings together the prime ministers of Central and Eastern European countries (CEE) and China. A co-operation plan for a further year was adopted at the…
Analyses | | Marta Szpala
Nikola Gruevski, who served as the prime minister of Macedonia in 2006–2016, fled his country at the beginning of November and submitted a request for asylum in Hungary, which was granted. The former prime minister, whose passport was…
Analyses | | Andrzej Sadecki
On 20th June representatives of the Croatian and Hungarian governments signed a letter of intent regarding the establishment of a permanent interconnector gas pipeline with reverse-flow capability between the two countries. At present the…
Analyses | | Marta Szpala, Kamil Frymark
Increased security on the Macedonian-Greek border has provoked an accumulation of the wave of migrants in Greece.
OSW Commentary | | Jakub Jakóbowski
The development of the ‘16+1’ format largely reflected China’s strategic aims defined at the beginning of the diplomatic offensive in the region.
Analyses | | Jakub Jakóbowski, Joanna Hyndle-Hussein, Marcin Kaczmarski
One of the principal aims underlying China’s development of the ‘16+1’ format is to increase its soft power in Europe.