Сentral European Evening Report: "Balkan Developments and European Regulation Highlights"

Сentral European Evening Report: "Balkan Developments and European Regulation Highlights"

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US Envoy Praises Kosovo's Decision to Allocate Land to Deçan Monastery: Gabriel Escobar, the United States' emissary for the Western Balkans, has commended the Government of Kosovo for its decision to allocate lands to the Monastery of Deçan, following a ruling by the Constitutional Court. After a constructive two-hour meeting with Kosovo's President, Vjosa Osmani, Escobar urged both Kosovo and Serbia to uphold the Brussels Basic Agreement and the Ohrid annex. He emphasized that the burden of difficult decisions lies not only on Kosovo but also on Serbia within these agreements. In a statement to the media, he stressed the importance of strengthening bilateral relations between the USA and Kosovo.

Ivan Turudić Sworn in as Croatia's New Chief State Attorney: Ivan Turudić took his oath on Wednesday in the Croatian Parliament to become the new Chief State Attorney. However, he will officially assume his duties in May when the current Chief State Attorney, Zlata Hrvoj Šipek's term expires.

European Parliament Endorses Legislation to Regulate Artificial Intelligence: The European Parliament has endorsed legislation today to regulate artificial intelligence, marking the first time such regulation has been enshrined in law. The aim of the new legislation is to ensure that artificial intelligence is reliable, safe, and respects fundamental rights, while also fostering innovation and positioning Europe as a leader in this field.

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