Serbia

Hoyt Yee Gave Advice, Not UltimatumPhoto: Ekonomia Online

Hoyt Yee Gave Advice, Not Ultimatum

“The message that Serbia cannot sit on two chairs was advice, not an ultimatium, Deput Assistant Secretary of State Hoyt Brian Yee said… ‘At a conference in Belgrade a week ago I, perhaps foolishly, used the Serbian saying that you can not sit on two chairs – but […]

Are China and Serbia Best Friends – Xi Writes to Vucic.Photo: Reuters/Marko Djurica

Are China and Serbia Best Friends – Xi Writes to Vucic.

“Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote ‘Chinese – Serbian relations are in an excellent developing trend and thus the communication between the two ruling parties plays an important and leading role in deepening understanding, trust and encouraging bilateral cooperation in all areas,’ in a letter to Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic […]

SERBIA WEEKEND ROUNDUP: US & Russia to Meet in Serbia on Ukraine?, Nikolic Receives Award from Putin, Top Politicians in the Muslim World , Air Serbia: Next Direct Line is CanadaPhoto: N1

SERBIA WEEKEND ROUNDUP: US & Russia to Meet in Serbia on Ukraine?, Nikolic Receives Award from Putin, Top Politicians in the Muslim World , Air Serbia: Next Direct Line is Canada

“Tanjug reported this on Friday, citing Sputnik. Special US representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker and Russian president’s aide Vladislav Surkov will speak in the Serbian capital once again – after their first meeting on October 9.  Meanwhile, Volker has called “interesting” Russia’s initiative for UN peacekeepers to be deployed in […]

World Bank Report on Doing Business in 2018- Where are the Balkans?

The World Bank has released their 2018 report on doing business. Here’s where the Balkan countries rank for ease of business: Bosnia and Herzegovina – 86th Croatia – 51st Kosovo – 40th Macedonia – 11th Montenegro – 42nd Serbia – 43rd Slovenia – 37th The full report is […]

Ukrainian Amb. on Serbian Foreign Fighters in UkraineCredit: Serbian Ministry of Defense

Ukrainian Amb. on Serbian Foreign Fighters in Ukraine

Ukrainian Ambassador to Serbia Oleksandar Aleksandrovych has pressed Serbia on the issue of Serbian foreign fighters in Eastern Ukraine fighting with pro-Russian separatists. He has said “It is about applying a Serbian law that is supposed to punish Serbian citizens participating in wars or conflicts in foreign countries… Not one […]

Brnabic – “Hague Wasn’t Unbiased”Tanjug/B92

Brnabic – “Hague Wasn’t Unbiased”

“Brnabic said she was referring to the overall convictions, and the number of those who died in the tribunal’s custody.Perhaps such a view is not politically correct, she said, and added that it was her personal opinion. ‘I do not think the tribunal has participated in the reconciliation […]

What Did Suriname Just Do To Kosovo?

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has produced a letter that the South American country of Suriname has revoked its recognition of Kosovo. The Kosovo Ministry of Foreign says it has received no such note. Halil Toshi, an adviser to Prime Minister Ramsuh Haradinaj has said, ‘In international law it […]

What Was Said in Tense Vucic-Yee Meeting?Photo: Ekonomia Online

What Was Said in Tense Vucic-Yee Meeting?

“‘America supports an independent republic of Kosovo. He (Yee) told me, ‘you cannot encroach on the territorial integrity of Kosovo.’ I replied, ‘and you encroach on touch the territorial integrity of Serbia nine years ago’. I told him that to his face,” Vucic said, referring to the unilateral […]

Defense Minister Vulin Meets Russian Ambassador to Serbia

Defense Minister Vulin Meets Russian Ambassador to Serbia

“Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin met today with the Ambassador of Russia in Serbia, Aleksandar Chepurin, who pointed principled support for Moscow’s current policy of Belgrade towards Kosovo and Metohija, as well as in relations with the Republic of Serbia . He also confirmed the continuation of the military-technical […]

Serbian Dialoge on Kosovo LaunchedPhoto: Boris Dimitrov

Serbian Dialoge on Kosovo Launched

“The ‘Internal Dialogue on Kosovo‘, initiated by President Aleksandar Vucic, has started with a meeting of a working group set up to support the process. It is tasked with hearing “opinions on KiM (Kosovo and Metohija),” Tanjug reported on Monday. As the working group’s chair Marko Djuric said […]