Experts praise the recent agreement to end high roaming charges for cell phone users next year.
Regional officials say the recent personnel changes in the EU will have a positive impact on their countries' relationship with Brussels.
Regional countries work to address the security risks posed by jihadists returning from Syria and Iraq.
Human rights groups and the opposition criticise light court sentences and a dropped investigation into violence against immigrants.
Jihadists from the region going to fight with ISIL are taking children with them, creating fear and condemnation at home.
Through bilateral, regional and NATO partnerships, Balkan armies support regional safety.
Officials said 13 million pre-paid cards are used in Romania and, apart from terrorism, they can be misused in a wide range of illegal activities.
Citizens and experts urge states to react decisively against ISIL and its propaganda.
"If you intend to exterminate and win the right to kill every human being who is not a believer, than you have to change this part of Quran," an Islamic scholar told SETimes.
Armies in the region have been improving their co-operation through joint military medicine activities.