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French corporation has "strong faith in Serbia" (Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:16:00 +0000)
The Vinci Airports CEO says the company, that on Thursday became the concessioner of Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport, "strongly believes in Serbia." Nicolas Notebaert also stressed that Vinci believes in the success of the concession, and announced the company would hire more workers.
Croatian president wants Putin to visit; PM mulls sanctions (Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:45:00 +0000)
One day after the Croatian president invited her Russian counterpart to visit Zagreb, the country's PM was talking about introducing sanctions against Russia. Andrej Plenkovic announced that his government would decide on this Monday.
Child reportedly commits suicide in Belgrade (Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:02:00 +0000)
An 11-year-old child has committed suicide "under as yet unclear circumstances," the dailies Blic and Vecernje Novosti are reporting on Friday. Prva TV said it learned unofficially that the tragedy occurred in an apartment in Belgrade, and that an ambulance crew dispatched to the scene could only pronounce the boy dead.
New visual identity proposed for Serbian Army/PHOTOS (Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:17:00 +0000)
The Collegium of the Serbian minister of defense has considered a proposed "new visual identity" of the members of the Serbian Army (VS). According to a statement, these changes are expected to "improve the appearance" of the VS members.
We'll see if Bolton has changed his mind on Kosovo - FM (Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:08:00 +0000)
Should a meeting between the presidents of Russia and of the US take place, there is no better place for it than Serbia, says Ivica Dacic. "This speaks to the international position of Serbia and that's why it should be utilized," the first deputy PM and foreign minister told RTS on Friday.
PM: Serbia will not recognize another state in its territory (Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:32:00 +0000)
Serbia will not recognize the existence of another state in its territory, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said on Friday. Speaking at the international scientific conference "Kosovo and Metohija: Sui generis, or precedent in international relations," Brnabic stressed that the conflict between the Serbs and the Albanians cannot be solved by supporting one side in each of its demands, however unreasonable it may be, and expect the other side to bow down and accept every imposed solution.
Serbian FM says he's been warning president about West (Fri, 23 Mar 2018 08:46:00 +0000)
Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic says Western countries expect Serbia to recognize Kosovo, which he described as insolent and humiliating. "They separated Kosovo from Serbia with bombs and now they tell us that this story is finished," Dacic said in an interview for Friday's edition of daily Vecernje Novosti.
"Commanders of KLA zone responsible for journalist murder" (Fri, 23 Mar 2018 08:16:00 +0000)
Two persons: B. S. and M. S, "apparently connected with the KLA", are mentioned in the documents of the UNMIK Missing Persons Unit. They are mentioned under suspicion of involvement in the crime of the disappearance of Mr. Ljubomir Knezevic, the Association of Journalists of Serbia (UNS) is reporting on its website.
French corporation takes over Belgrade airport for 25 years (Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:51:00 +0000)
A 25-year concession contract for Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport was signed on Thursday with the French company Vinci Airports. The ceremony was attended by Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic and members of her cabinet, Tanjug is reporting.
"Only Serbia and Venezuela" back Russia in Skripal affair (Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:24:00 +0000)
During a briefing in Moscow for ambassadors and foreign diplomats, only Serbia and Venezuela supported Russia's position in "the Skripal case." Beta agency is reporting this on Thursday, quoting an article published on the website of Moscow-based daily Kommersant.
Army members arrested in possession of cocaine (Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:04:00 +0000)
The police in Negotin, eastern Serbia have seized 600 grams of cocaine, worth up to EUR 60,000. Prva TV reported on Thursday morning that two persons - one from Majdanpek, and another from Negotin - had been arrested while attempting to run away from a police patrol.
"Germans aren't bringing proposals; they aren't even coming" (Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:06:00 +0000)
Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has denied that a German delegation would arrive here today with a proposal for a legally biding Kosovo agreement. "That's nonsense, nobody's coming," Dacic told Belgrade daily Politika, Beta agency is reporting on Thursday.
PM says Serbia could become leader in e-services (Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:23:00 +0000)
Serbia will have a public administration fully citizen-oriented, and will be a leader in Europe in terms of electronic services, efficiency and transparency. This will happen "if everything goes according to the plan of the Serbian government and the Office for Information Technology and e-Government," Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said on Wednesday.
Fans and media banned from Serbia vs. so-called Kosovo game (Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:12:00 +0000)
A handball game between the teams of Serbia and so-called Kosovo will be played in Kovilovo on Friday without the presence of spectators and media. The Handball Association of Serbia (RSS) announced this on Wednesday.
Kosovo Assembly president told he "will be Serbian citizen" (Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:10:00 +0000)
Marko Djuric said on Thursday that Kosovo will never be a state, nor will Presevo ever be a part of it. The head of the Serbian Government Office for Kosovo and Metohija in this way reacted to a statement made earlier in the day by Kosovo Assembly President Kadri Veseli.
Serbia wants to host Putin-Trump meeting (Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:02:00 +0000)
Serbia's Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said on Wednesday his country was proposing to host the announced meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. "Belgrade is fully prepared to be the host of such a meeting that is of planetary importance," Dacic told Sputnik. "As a militarily neutral country, Serbia has the foreign policy capacity to welcome the presidents of the Russian Federation and the United States of America."
Pristina: Montenegro deal passed amid tear gas incidents (Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:20:00 +0000)
Members of the Kosovo Assembly on Wednesday ratified the demarcation agreement with Montenegro. Before the vote could take place, the session was interrupted four times as deputies from the opposition Self-Determination Movement threw tear gas, in an attempt to prevent it.
Serbia has received ultimatum on Kosovo - media reports (Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:57:00 +0000)
Serbia has received an ultimatum - "to recognize Kosovo in exchange for the Community of Serb Municipalities (ZSO)." At least that's what the press is reporting this Thursday, Prva TV said.
Vucic "dissatisfied with results" of NYC meetings on Kosovo (Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:27:00 +0000)
President Aleksandar Vucic told RTS late on Wednesday that he had "a number of difficult and strenuous meetings" on Kosovo in the US over the past three days. "We are not only negotiating with the Albanians, but also with those who have created an independent Kosovo," Vucic said, adding that he "cannot talk too much about the meetings."
Migrant wave will not repeat, Merkel promises (Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:28:00 +0000)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reiterated her promise that the huge migrant influx of 2015 will not be repeated. In her first address to parliament since she started her fourth term in office last week, Merkel said that "the debate about migration divided and polarized Germany to this day."