Serbia

Would Djukanovic Follow Vucic’s Model of Presidency of Country and Party?Photo: CDM

Would Djukanovic Follow Vucic’s Model of Presidency of Country and Party?

“The real power is is power in the party and over the party. It would be difficult for the president of the Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) Milo Djukanovic, even if he wins the presidential election, to withdraw from the party and leave it to someone else. This […]

Vucic Meets UN Secretary General in New YorkReuters/Antonio Bronic

Vucic Meets UN Secretary General in New York

“UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres held talks today with President Aleksandar Vucic in New York andexpressed support for the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, RTS reported. Vucic said that it is important to respect UN Security Council Resolution 1244. Guterres expressed support for the dialogue between Belgrade and […]

Albanian PM – Serbia Won’t Join EU Before AlbaniaPhoto: BalkanEU

Albanian PM – Serbia Won’t Join EU Before Albania

“Serbia will not join the European Union before Albania, even though Belgrade has been designated a front-runner in the race for membership, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said. ‘Serbia will not become a member of the EU before Albania. This is something we know for sure,’ he said. […]

Prime Minister Brnabic Threatens ResignationPhoto: Cord Magazine

Prime Minister Brnabic Threatens Resignation

“Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said she may resign from the coalition government if “personal vanities” were not put aside, accusing her colleagues of failing to work as a team, a state-run news agency reported on Tuesday. Brnabic expects to discuss the possibilities of a cabinet reshuffle or […]

PM Brnabic Hopeful of Economic Growth, Increased Birth Rates, and Higher PensionsPhoto: Cord Magazine

PM Brnabic Hopeful of Economic Growth, Increased Birth Rates, and Higher Pensions

“‘We have excellent economic indicators and increase in salaries and pensions is absolutely realistic this year,’ Serbian Prime Minister, Ana Brnabic told RTS last night. Brnabic expects GDP growth to be 3.5% and states that higher economic growth, salary and pension increases will also be stipulated in the […]

Was Vucic in a Private Visit to NY?

Was Vucic in a Private Visit to NY?

“Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has confirmed through his Twitter account that he is in the United States, on a visit that was not announced to the public, reports Voice of America. Voice of America says that unofficially found out that Vucic is on a private visit to New […]

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Kosovo, Serbia to Meet in Brussels; Demarcation on Parliament Agenda for Tuesday; Jevtic – Small Step Needed for Association of Serb MunicipalitiesPhoto: Our Wonderland

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Kosovo, Serbia to Meet in Brussels; Demarcation on Parliament Agenda for Tuesday; Jevtic – Small Step Needed for Association of Serb Municipalities

“Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic says he will meet in Brussels next week with his Kosovar counterpart, Hashim Thaci, in an effort to ‘work out our problems.’ ‘I am going to resume dialogue…to try to work out our problems, even if I don’t trust them…. We have no choice,’ […]

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Ivanov Refuses to Sign Law on Languages; US Embassy – Macedonia has a real chance at NATO and EU; Estonia Urges Businessmen to invest in Macedonia, Serbia, Albania

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Ivanov Refuses to Sign Law on Languages; US Embassy – Macedonia has a real chance at NATO and EU; Estonia Urges Businessmen to invest in Macedonia, Serbia, Albania

“Macedonia’s President Gjorge Ivanov has refused for the second time to sign the law that makes Albanian the second official language in the country, even though legal experts say he is obliged to do so. Ivanov’s action has made the political situation in Macedonia more fragile again, and […]