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Merkel and Macron to relaunch Serbia-Kosovo talks

German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Emmanuel Macron are co-hosting a West Balkan summit in Berlin on Monday to revive dialogue between Serbia and Kosovo on possible border changes. The initiative comes after a Brussels-led dialogue collapsed last year. Leaders of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and EU representatives will participate, while North Macedonia's Zoran Zaev and Albania's Edi Ramawill meet separately with Merkel.

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