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Whose Interests Come First For Macedonia in Kosovo UNESCO Bid?European Western Balkans

Whose Interests Come First For Macedonia in Kosovo UNESCO Bid?

“Macedonia will make a decision over Kosovo’s bid to join UNESCO, taking into consideration everyone’s interest, it was stated by Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov, speaking at a joint news conference Wednesday in Skopje, with his Kosovo counterpart Behgjet Pacolli. Dimitrov, as it is reported, explained that decision will […]

Serbian Army Going to SomaliaSputnik/Evgeniy Biyatov

Serbian Army Going to Somalia

“The Serbian Army (VS) will soon join another UN mission in the Middle East, the Ministry of Defense announced on Tuesday, Beta reported, citing a statement. Lieutenant Colonel Stevan Raseta will serve as a military observer in the UNDOF mission, established by a UN Security Council resolution in […]

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Moscow Upset at “Provocative” Yee

“Nobody should prevent Serbia from developing mutually beneficial and productive cooperation with Russia, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said. This press release, published under the title, “Comment by the Information and Press Department on provocative statements of a US diplomat,” was a reaction to what was […]

Gazprom Owned NIS is Top Contributor to Serbian State BudgetPhoto: Gazprom

Gazprom Owned NIS is Top Contributor to Serbian State Budget

“President Aleksandar Vucic says the new investment of the oil company NIS in deep processing in Pancevo is “very significant for the whole of Serbia.” At the opening ceremony, Vucic thanked Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in particular for the cooperation between the two countries “moving in an ever […]

Vulin Takes Aim on YeePhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Vulin Takes Aim on Yee

“Statements made by a deputy assistant US secretary of state are by far “the most difficult public and very undiplomatic pressure on our country to date. This was the reaction of Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin to remarks Hoyt Brian Yee made in Belgrade on Monday, where he […]

Vucic Summons Yee, US Amb. AttendsPhoto: Ekonomia Online

Vucic Summons Yee, US Amb. Attends

“Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic received on Tuesday at the Palace of Serbia in New Belgrade US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Brian Hoyt Yee. Earlier today, Yee met with Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, and Deputy Prime Minister Zoran Mihajlovic. After the meeting with Vucic, that lasted an hour […]

DC Councilwoman Blacklists Serbian Property

DC Councilwoman Blacklists Serbian Property

“The large building at the corner of 22nd and R streets in downtown Washington, D.C., sticks out like a wart in the otherwise upscale neighborhood. Plywood covers the windows, sleeping bags and empty bottles litter the shuttered doorways and head-high weeds sprout through the asphalt of the empty […]

Dacic to Attend OSCE Mediterranean ConferencePhoto: European Western Balkans

Dacic to Attend OSCE Mediterranean Conference

“First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic will participate at the OSCE Mediterranean Conference, the most important gathering within the Italian Chairmanship of the Contact Group for Cooperation with Mediterranean Partners, to be held in Palermo on 23-25 October. The main theme of this […]

Hoyt Yee Slams Serbia’s Double DealingPhoto: Ekonomia Online

Hoyt Yee Slams Serbia’s Double Dealing

“Senior State Department Official Hoyt Brian Yee said that the US does not understand why the personnel of the Russian-Serbian Humanitarian Center should receive diplomatic immunity.He pointed out that this was not a norm in the international community. ‘Why is Russia asking for it, why is it putting […]