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Serbia to Open Two More EU Chapters

Serbia to Open Two More EU Chapters

“The European Union has approved the opening of two more chapters in Serbia’s pre-accession negotiations at an inter-governmental conference on December 10, Radio Free Europe reported on Wednesday. Representatives of EU member states reached agreement on the opening of Chapter 17 (economic and monetary policy) and Chapter 18 […]

Bosnia and Serbia to Write Letter to EU Over 100% Tariff

Bosnia and Serbia to Write Letter to EU Over 100% Tariff

“Due to the discriminatory 100 percent tax imposed (by Pristina), trade between Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina with Pristina has practically been disabled. This was the assessment made on Tuesday in Belgrade by Serbia’s Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajic and Minister of External Trade and Economic Relations […]

Vucic Wants US to Warn Pristina Over TariffPhoto: Tanjug/Dragan Kujundzic

Vucic Wants US to Warn Pristina Over Tariff

“Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Tuesday received US Ambassador in Belgrade Kyle Scott, the president’s office said in a press release. Vucic spoke with Scott about the situation in Kosovo and Metohija, pleading with the United States use its political influence and warn Pristina that its moves are […]

Serbian Basketball Team Denied Entry into KosovoPhoto: EPA / Valdrin Xhemaj

Serbian Basketball Team Denied Entry into Kosovo

“The Partizan Belgrade basketball team was refused entry into Kosovo to play a friendly match against the Trepca Kosovska Mitrovica team on Tuesday. The Partizan bus was turned back from the Jarinje crossing by the Kosovo police because they did not have permission from the Foreign Ministry and […]

Macron Postpones Trip to Serbia With Protests Engulfing FrancePhoto: Tanjug

Macron Postpones Trip to Serbia With Protests Engulfing France

“French President Emmanuel Macron decided on Monday to postpone his trip to Serbia for several weeks as he seeks a way out of the crisis prompted by nationwide anti-tax protests that erupted suddenly three weeks ago. The demonstrations against high living costs, dubbed the ‘yellow vest’ movement, led […]

Nikola Tesla Museum’s 66th Anniversary in BelgradePhoto: The Srpska Times

Nikola Tesla Museum’s 66th Anniversary in Belgrade

“Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla museum marked its 66th anniversary on Monday with a ceremony at which its director and the Serbian capital’s assistant mayor said that exhibitions of Tesla artifacts would be organized abroad. Assistant Mayor Andreja Mladenovic said the city has very ambitious plans to expand the permanent […]

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Opposition Leader, Medojevic, Arrested; Airport Operators Eye Montenegro; Western Balkan Foreign Affairs Ministers Gather in Budva

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Opposition Leader, Medojevic, Arrested; Airport Operators Eye Montenegro; Western Balkan Foreign Affairs Ministers Gather in Budva

“Montenegrin police arrested Nebojsa Medojevic, a lawmaker and a prominent opposition leader, on Friday after a high court ordered he serve a two-month jail sentence passed in March for refusing to testify about high-level corruption. Medojevic, an outspoken critic of long-serving President Milo Djukanovic and his Democratic Party […]

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: EU Urges Serbia to Recognize Srebrenica Genocide; Vucic Wins Peace Award; WaPo: “China’s coal project in Serbia raises climate change worries”; Siemens to Start Manufacturing in Kragujevac

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: EU Urges Serbia to Recognize Srebrenica Genocide; Vucic Wins Peace Award; WaPo: “China’s coal project in Serbia raises climate change worries”; Siemens to Start Manufacturing in Kragujevac

“Serbia’s recognition of the Srebrenica genocide is a crucial step on the country’s path towards EU membership, the EU said on Thursday in its report on the EU candidate. Serbian officials have repeatedly been denying that what happened in Srebrenica during Bosnia’s 1992-95 war was an act of […]