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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…

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Montenegro, Serbia and Greece top places in Europe in weekly working hours

Eight of the top 10 European countries with the most working hours per week are occupied by the Balkan countries, in an interesting video, which records the evolution of working hours from 1999 to 2020 in Europe. Of all European countries in 2020, three countries registered more than 40 hours of weekly work. Montenegro recorded…

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Serbia: EU membership is our main political goal, says Stafanovic

Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Nebojasa Stefanovic said on Wednesday during the second virtual ministerial meeting of the Takuba working group that Serbia has made a credible contribution to UN and EU missions for many years, noting that the country’s main political goal is to join the European Union. Stefanovic added that Serbia supports…

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Serbia: Selakovic, Cavuso speaklu on the phone hours after Greece-Cyprus-Serbia trilateral meeting of Foreign Ministers

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu had a telephone conversation with Serbian counterpart Nikola Selakovic on Tuesday, according to diplomatic sources. The two counterparts discussed Turkish-Serbian relations, regional developments, as well as details on Çavuşo elu’s upcoming visit to Serbia, according to Turkish Foreign Ministry sources, who asked to remain anonymous due to restrictions on media…

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Serbia: Bahraini delegation visits Serbia

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met with His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Representative of the King of Bahrain for Humanitarian Affairs, Youth Affairs and National Security Adviser, who is on a two-day visit to Serbia. After their meeting, President Vuçiç expressed his gratitude that immediately after his visit to the country,…

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Serbia: Vucic thanks Greece for continued support towards the country’s European integration

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic thanked Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias for Greece’s continued support for Serbia in its European integration process, as well as for the country’s intensive EU participation with a view to implementing a more active enlargement policy. Vucic noted that Serbia highly appreciates the Greek authorities and the well-known position on this…

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Serbia: President Vuçiç presents the Order of the Serbian Flag to Christodoulides

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic presented the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, with the Order of the Serbian Flag of the first degree for his special services in developing and strengthening cooperation and friendly relations between Serbia and Cyprus. “Dear friend, I am honored to be able to personally reward you with this…

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The Foreign Ministers of Serbia, Greece and Cyprus are holding a trilateral meeting

On Monday, Serbian Foreign Minister Nikola Selakovic held a trilateral meeting with Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides and Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias. On this occasion, the Serbian Foreign Minister noted that he discussed with his colleagues Serbia’s European future, adding that they had reached an agreement to hold meetings on a six-month basis, during…

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Northern Macedonia: Zaev grateful for donation of new vaccines from Serbia

The Prime Minister of Northern Macedonia Zoran Zaev described the new vaccine donation from Serbia as a great gesture of friendship, conveying a message that true friends grow in difficult times. The governments of northern Macedonia and Serbia have agreed to donate 40,000 Sputnik V vaccines to the former, with a first shipment of 20,000…

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Serbia: Everything will become clear about the wiretapping scandal, says Vucic

If anyone believes that fear in the Western Balkans will be resolved with the loss of Serbia, that is impossible, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday during a tour of the Milos Veliki highway. He said he did not believe that recognizing Kosovo’s independence would in any way contribute to the stabilization of the…

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Selakovic: Italy supports opening of all negotiating chapters, for which Serbia is ready

Italy supports the opening of all new negotiating chapters for which Serbia is ready, said Foreign Minister Nikola Selakovic from Rome, where he had several meetings with officials in the Italian parliament today. “Italy is the largest member state of the European Union that has no reservations in its support for Serbia in the field…

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Pendarovski thanks Serbia, but notes “shame on Northern Macedonia”

“The state must find a way to vaccinate its citizens and provide them with health care here,” said Northern Macedonian President Stevo Pendarovski after a Security Council meeting on the pandemic situation and the country’s immunization process. “The images we saw last weekend when our citizens went en masse to neighboring Serbia to be vaccinated…

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BiH: Large crowds head to Serbia to get vaccines

Bosnia and Herzegovina Border Police announced that over the weekend there was an increase in vehicle traffic at border crossings with Serbia by up to 73% cents compared to last weekend. “During the last three days, from March 26th to March 28th, a total of 29,737 BiH citizens registered at the crossings with Serbia, marking…