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Serbian section of TurkStream to by end of 2019 (Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:37:00 +0000)
Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller has said construction of a Serbian section of the TurkStream gas pipeline should be completed by the end of 2019, Tass reported.
Another country set to withdraw recognition of Kosovo? (Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:50:00 +0000)
Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic says that another country could withdraw its recognition of Kosovo "on Monday, January 21." Speaking on Friday, Dacic said that Belgrade has managed to reinstate the Kosovo issue as "the main topic on the agenda" - and that Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who was in Belgrade on Thursday as part of President Vladimir Putin's delegation, told him it was "a historic success for Belgrade that 12 countries have withdrawn their recognition of Kosovo."
EBRD invests EUR 395mn in Serbia in 2018 (Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:35:00 +0000)
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has invested an additional EUR 395 million in 18 new projects in Serbia in 2018. This makes the bank's total investments in Serbia since 2001 exceed five billion euros, Beta reported, citing a press release.
Haradinaj gets no guarantees, won't revoke taxes - reports (Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:44:00 +0000)
Kosovo PM Ramush Haradinaj has not changed his stance on abolishing taxes after his meeting on Thursday in Pristina with EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn. Although the main reason for the visit of the EU official, in charge of enlargement negotiations and neighborhood policy, was the abolition of Pristina's trade barriers on goods from central Serbia, Haradinaj did not change his stance, Pristina-based Gazeta Express writes.
Serbian president to address journalists (Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:42:00 +0000)
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic will address the media at 13:00 hours CET on Friday, his press service has announced. A press release said that Vucic would address reporter in the building of the General Secretariat of the president of the Republic.
"Serbian police have right to be in Kosovo; where are they?" (Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:21:00 +0000)
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said during his visit to Serbia that "the Russian position on the issue of Kosovo and Metohija is known.""We are in favor of a solution in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution 1244," Putin, whose country does not recognize the unilateral declaration of Kosovo's independence made by ethnic Albanians in 2008, said in Belgrade on Wednesday.
Serbia, Russia ink deal on peaceful use of nuclear energy (Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:32:00 +0000)
Serbia and Russia on Thursday signed over 20 agreements, memorandums, accords and protocols on future cooperation. The documents were signed after a meeting of Serbian and Russian delegations headed by Presidents Aleksandar Vucic and Vladimir Putin, during the Russian leader's visit to Serbia on January 17.
Vladimir Putin' visit to Serbia/PHOTOS (Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:01:00 +0000)
Russian President Vladimir Putin was on Wednesday visiting Serbia, where he was hosted by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. Vucic welcomed Putin at Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport, and the two presidents then took part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Cemetery of the Liberators of Belgrade and at the Monument to the Red Army Soldier in the Serbian capital.
120,000 Serbians welcome Putin in Belgrade/PHOTOS, VIDEO (Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:36:00 +0000)
Russian President Vladimir Putin finished his one-day visit to Serbia on Wednesday evening with a visit to the Temple of St. Sava in Belgrade. A huge crowd of people, estimated by police to be about 120,000 strong, gathered in front of this Serbian Orthodox church to welcome him, carrying a banner reading, in Russian and Serbian, "Thank you, president - for a free and decent Serbia."
Old friends in new era: Serbian-Russian digital partnership (Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:48:00 +0000)
Prime Minister Ana Brnabic says Serbia sees the 4th industrial revolution as a chance for a faster and more sustainable development. She also reiterated that "great attention is being paid to creativity."
Dacic only Serbian official who gets hug from Putin (Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:10:00 +0000)
Ivica Dacic said on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is on an official visit to Serbia, is not bringing "a solution for Kosovo.""He is not bringing a solution, he is asking us what the solution is. We have been regularly exchanging information with (the Russians) in the last five or six years, ever since the time I was the prime minister," the Serbian foreign minister and first deputy PM told the N1 broadcaster at the Palace of Serbia, where Putin was officially welcomed.
He's here/PHOTOS, VIDEO (Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:09:00 +0000)
Russian President Vladimir Putin was welcomed in Belgrade on Wednesday by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and other officials. Honor Guards of the Serbian Army also took part in the red carpet ceremony.
Russian bank's loan to Serbia's state-owned telcom (Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:40:00 +0000)
Sberbank Srbija and Telekom Srbija have a memorandum of cooperation, within the framework of the visit of President Vladimir Putin to Serbia. The announcement was made by the Russian bank.
Press in region reporting about Putin's visit to Serbia (Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:06:00 +0000)
Almost all print and electronic media in the region are reporting this Thursday about the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Serbia. They are also analyzing the possible topics of discussions in Belgrade today.
Chinese president invites Vucic to Belt and Road forum (Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:25:00 +0000)
hinese President Xi Jinping has invited Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic to the second Belt and Road forum on international cooperation. The gathering will be held in Beijing on April 25-27, Tanjug reported, citing a press release from the Serbian president's office.
Erdogan wants agreement that ended war in Bosnia "revised" (Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:20:00 +0000)
"The Dayton Agreement must be revised, because it has become clear that it didn't bring a solution for Bosnia-Herzegovina's future." This has been stated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a joint news conference in Ankara with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Turkey's Anadolu agency is reporting.
Serbian FM welcomes Russian counterpart (Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:35:00 +0000)
First Deputy PM Minister and FM Ivica Dacic welcomed Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade late on Wednesday. Dacic welcomed his colleague and friend Lavrov and expressed great satisfaction to meet him again, the Serbian foreign ministry said in a press release, cited by the government.
EU not fighting against Serbia or China - PM (Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:52:00 +0000)
We have political guarantees Serbia will not be adversely impacted by steel export quotas as that is also what the Stabilization and Association Agreement says. Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said this on Wednesday, Tanjug is reporting.
Montenegrin opposition leaders invited to lunch with Putin (Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:20:00 +0000)
Leaders of Montenegro's opposition Democratic Front Andrija Mandic and Milan Knezevic will be at lunch Serbia's president will organize for Vladimir Putin. The Russian president will arrive in Serbia on Thursday on an official visit.
EU is dead, don't give up Kosovo, French officer tells Serbs (Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:10:00 +0000)
Retired French Colonel Jacques Hogard, who in 1999 protected Serbs in Kosovo after the withdrawal of the Yugoslav Army, met in Belgrade with Milos Jovanovic. According to a press release, Hogard and Jovanovic, who heads the opposition DSS party, discussed the situation in Kosovo, as well as the political situation in France and in the European Union.