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Serbia: SNS completely dominant in local elections in the municipalities of Merošina, Vranje and Raška

The Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) won all seats in yesterday’s local council elections in the municipalities of Merošina, Vranje and Raška. In Merošina, where elections were held in 29 local communities, with a total of 64.33% of the total number of registered voters voting at polling stations, the SNS won all 145 seats. In Vranje,…

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Palmer: Kurti and Vucic could sign the Kosovo-Serbia agreement this year

US Deputy Undersecretary of State and US Special Envoy for the Western Balkans Matthew Palmer said that Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti and Serbian President Vucic could sign an agreement this year to normalize relations between the two countries. In terms of borders and territories, Palmer does not see it as an issue that Kosovo…

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Production of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine begins in Serbia on June 4th

The Belgrade Institute of Virology, Vaccines and Serum “Torlak” will officially start production of the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine on Serbian soil on Friday, June 4th, the press service of Serbian Minister of Innovation and Technological Development Nenad Popovic, who also heads group parliamentary friendship with Russia, he told TASS on Wednesday. “Production of…

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Vucic: Serbia will not impose sanctions on China and Russia

Serbia will not impose sanctions on China and Russia even though it is on track to join the European Union, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic told TV Happy on Monday. “We are on the road to the EU. Serbia is a militarily neutral country. Serbia, unlike some other countries, which are on the European path, will…

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EC: Serbia has made progress in many areas, but there are also delays

Serbia has made progress in various areas, but also faces delays, and justice reforms need to be accelerated, especially with regard to the independence of the judiciary, the fight against corruption and organized crime, media freedom and the handling of war crimes, he said. in the latest unofficial report on the rule of law in…

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Serbia: Cancellation of coal plant in Serbia’s Kolubara B opens room for decarbonisation

Earlier this week, Serbian media reported that plans for the new 350 MW Kolubara B coal-fired power plant have been suspended. This is a strong demonstration of political will as the Ministry of Mines and Energy seeks to steer the country towards energy transition. It will take some bolder moves to cement this road and…

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Serbia: Law on Gender Equality adopted

Late last night, the Serbian Parliament approved the Law on Gender Equality, as well as amendments to the Law on Prohibition of Discrimination. Minister for Human and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue Gordana Comic said the two laws should enable everyone to feel that they live in a slightly more just society. The Law on…

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Mojsilović: Serbia is committed to peace, stability and military neutrality

The Chief of General Staff of the Serbian Army, General Milan Mojsilović, attended the meeting of the European Union Military Committee held on Wednesday in Brussels at the level of Chiefs of General Staff. The meeting discussed the contribution of partner countries in the missions and training operations of the European Union, in which members…

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Bosnia & Herzegovina Serbia

BiH and Serbia laid the foundation stone for HPP Buk Bijela

The prime ministers of Republika Srpska, Radovan Višković, and Serbia, Ana Brnabić, laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Buk Bijela Hydropower Plant (HEC) on the Drina River, near Foča. This act formalized the beginning of the construction of a very profitable electricity factory, which is expected for more than half a century.…

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Montenegro Serbia

The new enlargement methodology will be applied to Montenegro and Serbia

The Council agreed on the implementation of the revised enlargement methodology in the accession negotiations with Montenegro and Serbia, after both candidate countries expressed their acceptance of the new methodology. The changes will be decided within the existing framework of negotiations with Montenegro and Serbia during the forthcoming Intergovernmental Conferences. The European Union and its…

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Serbia: End of May, agenda for bipartisan dialogue, Dacic said

The Speaker of the National Assembly of Serbia, Ivica Dačić, stated that he will have a response from the representatives of the European Parliament at the end of May, on the agenda of the bipartisan dialogue for the improvement of the electoral conditions. Dacic, as a guest on Happy TV, also said that he thought…

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Serbia: Special session on June 7th on constitutional changes announced by Dačić

The Serbian Parliament began the process of amending the Constitution. The Committee on Constitutional Affairs and Legislation assessed yesterday that the proposal of the Serbian Government to amend the Constitution is in accordance with the Constitution and the law. Parliament Speaker Ivica Dacic announced she would schedule a special session for a possible amendment to…

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Serbia: Vucic and Capic discuss merging SNS and SPAS

SPAS President Aleksandar Šapić said on Wednesday evening that he was ready to accept the proposal of Serbian President and SNS leader Aleksandar Vuiqi për to unite the SNS and SPAS, adding that he hoped an agreement would be reached and that, perhaps, both the parties will be part of a joint organization. “I can…

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Serbia: Government ratifies Draft Law on Gender Equality

At Thursday’s session, the Government of the Republic of Serbia adopted a draft law on gender equality, which improves the institutional framework and creates the conditions for the implementation of the policy of equal opportunities for women and men. The new legal solution defines the obligations of public authorities, employers and other natural and legal…

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Vucic: Serbia is ready to continue the dialogue, it seeks to reach a compromise solution

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met today with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, and on this occasion stressed that Serbia is ready to continue the dialogue with Pristina and seeks a compromise solution. He stated that Serbia wants to build peace with the Albanians. “Germany recognized the independence of Kosovo, Serbia did not. Germany strongly supports…

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Serbia: Vucic to Meet with von der Leyen, Varhelyi on April 26th in Brussels

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic will pay a working visit to EU headquarters on April 26th, according to Tanjug News Agency reports from Brussels. The purpose of Aleksandar Vucic’s visit and talks with senior EU officials will be to accelerate Serbia’s European integration. The President of Serbia is going to Brussels at the invitation of the…

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Greece: Opening quarantine pilot border for travelers from EU, Serbia, US, UK, Israel and UAE

As of today, April 19, Greece has opened its borders by lifting the 7-day quarantine for travelers from the EU, Serbia, the US, the United Kingdom, Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Travelers in Greece from the above areas are required to have a negative PCR test up to 72 hours in advance or to…

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Serbia: Inter-party dialogue for the benefit of the citizens of Serbia – letter from the EP ombudsman

The inter-party dialogue process, mediated jointly by the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia and the European Parliament, will take an important step forward today, reports Blic, publishing the letter of the EP ombudsman. Following the start of the dialogue on 1 March, a critical phase of stakeholder consultation is under way. This consultation…