“Thousands joined an antigovernment march in Belgrade on the evening of December 8. The event was organized by the Alliance For Serbia opposition coalition in protest against a November 23 assault against Borko Stefanovic, the leader of the Serbian Left party. The opposition accuses people from the ruling Serbian Progressive Party of being behind the attack.” (RFE/RL)

“Serbia’s President said on Sunday that he will not meet any of the demands voiced during Saturday’s protests against violence spearheaded by the opposition, no matter how many people gather and how long the protest lasts.’Walk around as much as you want to, I will not meet any of the demands. Even if there was five million of you,’ Aleksandar Vucic said.” (N1)

“Russian President Vladimir Putin expects Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) negotiations with Serbia on a preferential trade agreement to be finalized soon.

‘We expect the talks on preferential trade agreements with Singapore, Israel, Serbia and in the future with India and Egypt to be completed shortly,’ Putin said at a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council held in St. Petersburg on Thursday, TASS is reporting.” (B92)

“Serbian Prime Minister, Ana Brnabic called on Pristina today to show a complaint it allegedly sent to the CEFTA Committee which states that Serbia has violated the trade agreement.

Also, following the statements made by the Albanian PM, Edi Rama in Zagreb, she said that she expected a different reaction from him.

‘If there is no any complaint, then Edi Rama consciously and deliberately misled the public in the region while accusing Serbia of violating the CEFTA,’ Brnabic said, commenting on Rama’s statement in Zagreb about Belgrade’s violation of the regional trade agreement and Kosovo’s complaint to CEFTA about it.” (Serbian Monitor)