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Belgrade Festival of European Literature to begin Tuesday

BELGRADE - The 6th Belgrade Festival of European Literature will open at Dom Omladine Tuesday with A Wild Swan, an exhibition by world-renowned artist and illustrator Yuko Shimizu, the organiser, the Arhipelag publishing company, announced Monday.

Illustrator Branko Djukic will speak about Shimizu's works, inspired by a book of stories by Michael Cunningham.

Stankovic claims taekwondo world championship title

MUJU - In a first for her country, Serbian taekwondist Vanja Stankovic has won a gold medal at the 2017 World Taekwondo Championships in South Korea by beating Panipak Wongpattanakit of Thailand in the final of the under-49 kg event on Monday.

Stankovic won 10-8.

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Roaf: Serbian economy growing, but must grow faster

BELGRADE - The Serbian economy is growing, but it must grow faster, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission to Serbia James Roaf said ahead of a meeting with Serbian officials in Belgrade.

We are working on accelerating that growth, and on making it beneficial to the citizens, the RTS quoted Roaf as saying.

Vucic to attend Dubrovnik forum on July 1

BELGRADE - The 12th Dubrovnik Forum, titled Adriatic-Mediterranean Cooperation and Southeast European Security, will be held on Saturday, July 1, with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic also announced to attend.

Brnabic: Next government to maintain continuity

BELGRADE - PM-designate Ana Brnabic has said the next Serbian government would maintain absolute continuity with the previous one and that her goal would be to make all achievements sustainable.

In late Sunday's appearance on a TV Pink talk show, Brnabic said she had fully dedicated herself to writing her programme.

Brnabic: We will protect Serbian interests

Norcic Stamcar appointed deputy head of EU Delegation to Belgrade

BELGRADE - Slovenia's Mateja Norcic Stamcar has been appointed new deputy head of the EU Delegation to Serbia, Tanjug has learned.

Slovenian Ambassador Vladimir Gasparic on Monday announced Norcic Stamcar would assume a post in the EU Delegation, but did not elaborate.

Tanjug video screenshot, file

Dacic: Dialogue to continue once governments are elected

BELGRADE - The dialogue with Pristina will resume once the governments in Belgrade and Pristina are elected, Serbia's Acting PM Ivica Dacic said on Monday.

In the past, the format of the dialogue has mostly been determined according to the post occupied by Hasim Taci in Pristina at the time, Dacic said.

Dacic: Next government to be elected by Friday

BELGRADE - Serbia's Acting PM and Socialist Party of Serbia leader Ivica Dacic said on Monday he believed the new government would be elected by Friday.

I cannot wait for the new government to start working and turn to matters concerning everyday life and solving problems, he said.

Status of humanitarian centre to be resolved by next gov't