“It wouldn’t be wise to ‘deposit’ negotiations between Belgrade and Pristina, especially not until there is something tangible which could end that process, said US Ambassador in Belgrade Kyle Scott.

Speaking for FoNet news agency, Scott said the USA is not directly involved in the Serbia-Kosovo talks, which are mediated by the European Union, and he emphasized it was necessary to focus on ‘a comprehensive agreement and solutions.'” (N1)

“Serbian and Russian Ministers of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic and Sergei Lavrov assessed today in Banja Luka that the level of trust and high dynamics of Russian-Serbian shows that the relations between the two countries are ‘continuously and productively evolving.’

The two ministers attending a ceremony to lay the foundation stone for the construction of the Serbian-Russian Temple and Cultural Center in Banja Luka and agreed that the relations between Moscow and Belgrade are progressing on every plan and that the mutual relations have reached a very high level of strategic partnership.

Dacic, who briefed Lavrov on the course of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, reiterated Belgrade’s position that without Russia there could not be a long-term and sustainable solution for Kosovo and Metohija.

Lavrov stressed that Russia supports the dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia, with the need to respect UN Security Council Resolution 1244.” (translated from Nezavisne)

“Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic will meet in Moscow on October 2 with the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, Tanjug learns.

Earlier today, Vučić thanked Russian Ambassador Alexander Chepurin on his Twitter account for engagement in creating the best relations between Serbia and Russia.

Earlier, Chepurin wrote on his social networking account that the visit will be held in early October and that the key bilateral and regional issues are expected at the meeting of the President of Serbia and Russia.

‘During a brief conversation with Vucic, we talked about the modalities of the forthcoming visit of the President of Serbia to Moscow. The visit will take place in early October. At a meeting with President V. Putin is expected to consider key bilateral and regional issues. Mood is positive,’ Chepurin wrote.” (translated from Politika)