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Brnabic, Kahraman: Serbia-Turkey ties on upward trajectory

BELGRADE - Serbian PM Ana Brnabic and the Speaker of Turkey's Grand National Assembly Ismail Kahraman concluded at a meeting Monday that bilateral cooperation between Serbia and Turkey was on an upward trajectory and that there were good conditions for improving economic ties.

Brnabic: We have healthy foundation for dynamic growth

BELGRADE - Serbia is quite different from what it was four years ago and it has a healthy foundation for sustainable, dynamic economic growth whose effects will be felt by the citizens, PM Ana Brnabic said Monday.

Vucic accepts invitation to visit Turkey

BELGRADE - Meeting with the Speaker of Turkey's Grand National Assembly Ismail Kahraman on Monday, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic accepted Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan's invitation to visit Turkey.

Cadez: Workforce drain Serbia's biggest problem

BELGRADE - In terms of improving its competitiveness, Serbia is facing major challenges, the biggest one being a drain of qualified workforce, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia President Marko Cadez said Monday in a keynote address at the 17th Serbian Economic Summit, titled The Road Map to Improve Competitiveness.

Miscevic: Pace of EU accession talks too slow

BELGRADE - Serbia's EU accession talks are not progressing at the desired pace, the head of Serbia's negotiating team Tanja Miscevic said Monday, noting she was satisfied with the perspective of the country joining the bloc in 2025.

Macedonia 2025 summit to be held Oct 31 - Nov 3 in Skopje

SKOPJE - This year's Macedonia 2025 summit, a regional platform for sharing the latest global trends in business, investment, innovations in technology and responsible leadership, will be held in Skopje from October 31 to November 3.

Srpska list wins lanslide victory in Kosovo local elections

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - The Srpska list won a landslide victory in all majority-Serb municipalities in Sunday's local elections in Kosovo-Metohija.

Srpska list leader Goran Rakic told reporters outside the party's electoral headquarters it had won 80 pct of the vote in Kosovska Mitrovica.

Vucic: Foreign direct investments at 1.6 bln euros in 2017

PANCEVO - Foreign direct investments in Serbia totalled 1.6 bln euros in 2017 - 8.3 pct more than last year, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said Monday.

"And last year we had more investments than all countries and territories in the region put together," Vucic said at a ceremony marking the start of works on the Deep Processing project at the Pancevo oil refinery.