Serbia

Vucic Meets Stoltenberg at NATO HQPhoto: NATO

Vucic Meets Stoltenberg at NATO HQ

“NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Allies welcomed Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic to NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (15 November 2017) to discuss cooperation between the Alliance and Serbia, as well as the security challenges facing the Western Balkans. The Secretary General stressed that NATO’s partnership with Serbia can bring […]

US, Serbia Military Exercises Begin While NATO in BosniaPhoto: Vesna Adnjic/RFERL

US, Serbia Military Exercises Begin While NATO in Bosnia

“At the invitation of the Serbian government, U.S. Army paratroopers from the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, will conduct a bilateral Serbian and U.S. airborne exercise this week. Exercise Double Eagle begins on November 17 at Batajnica Airfield, in Belgrade. Double Eagle is designed to […]

IMF to Balkans: Reform!

IMF to Balkans: Reform!

“Balkan nations need to develop a legal framework for dealing with bad loans, speed up judicial reforms and improve bankruptcy and insolvency laws to improve their economic prospects, the International Monetary Fund said in report on Monday. The report on six western Balkan nations – Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, […]

Kosovo Amb Citaku and Serbia FM Dacic Square Up  in UNPhoto: impakter.com

Kosovo Amb Citaku and Serbia FM Dacic Square Up in UN

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and Kosovo Ambassador to the USVlora Citaku have faced off at a UN Security Council session on Kosovo. Their statements focused on the European Union facilitated dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, the status of the UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), and the status of […]

Suspended Sentences for US Embassy Attackers in BelgradePhoto: react.usip.org

Suspended Sentences for US Embassy Attackers in Belgrade

“A Serbian court on Tuesday issued suspended prison sentences for four suspects and acquitted three others who were tried in the 2008 torching of the U.S. embassy in Belgrade after a rally against Kosovo’s declaration of independence. The U.S. embassy criticized the ruling, saying ‘it is difficult to understand […]

Romania Expels & Bans Serbian “Chetnik” for Military EspionagePhoto: berec.europa.eu/

Romania Expels & Bans Serbian “Chetnik” for Military Espionage

“A Romanian court has expelled and banned a pro-Russian Serbian nationalist for 15 years after he showed an interest in obtaining classified information on Romanian military installations. Romania’s Intelligence Service said Tuesday that Bratislav Zivkovic, 42, is a commander of Serbia’s Chetnik paramilitary and went to Crimea in […]

Serb Sentenced to 1 Year of Jailfor Lying to Obtain US CitizenshipPhoto: WLIX.com

Serb Sentenced to 1 Year of Jailfor Lying to Obtain US Citizenship

“A former Serbian militia member charged with killing a Muslim couple in 1994 during the Bosnian war has been sentenced to one year in prison for lying to obtain his U.S. citizenship. A federal judge in Grand Rapids who sentenced 56-year-old Alexander Kneginich on Tuesday also stripped him of his […]

US, Russia Meet in Belgrade – No Compromise on DonbasPhoto: Boris Dimitrov

US, Russia Meet in Belgrade – No Compromise on Donbas

“During the November 13 meeting held in Belgrade between U.S. Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker and Russia’s top presidential aide Vladislav Surkov, the parties have discussed the possibility to deploy a UN peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine, TASS news agency reported quoting Surkov as saying following the […]

Dacic in NYC for UN Security Council Meeting on KosovoPhoto: European Western Balkans

Dacic in NYC for UN Security Council Meeting on Kosovo

“Serbia’s First Deputy PM and Foreign Minister (Ivica Dacic) will on Tuesday represent his country at a UN Security Council session dedicated to Kosovo. The meeting at the UN headquarters in New York will consider the UN secretary-general’s latest report on the work of the UN mission (UNMIK) […]