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Mihajlovic: Protocol on rail line reconstruction to be signed on March 5

BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic announced on Wednesday she would sign a protocol on reconstruction of the Belgrade-Zagreb rail line with her Croatian counterpart on March 5 and that the two countries would jointly apply for EU funds.

Kuburovic, Bosnjakovic to meet in Belgrade next month

BELGRADE - Serbian and Croatian Justice Ministers Nela Kuburovic and Drazen Bosnjakovic will speak in Belgrade next month, with the meeting expected to make it clearer whether Zagreb will continue to insist that Belgrade stops prosecuting Croatian nationals indicted for war crimes.

The meeting will follow in the wake of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic's visit to Croatia.

Vucic: Authorities to do all to shed light on fate of missing

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Tuesday received members of the families of people who went missing during the armed conflicts in the territory of Croatia and told them Serbian state authorities would do everything to ensure their loved ones were found and light was shed on their fate.

Ramljak Quits as Manager of Croatia's Agrokor

Ante Ramljak confirmed his resignation as manager of Agrokor to the daily Vecernji list after meeting Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and Economy Minister Martina Dalic.

Agrokor confirmed Ramljak's resignation on Wednesday.

Here comes Rama: "My statement was taken out of context"

Rama also said he would not be "calming anyone down" - and added that if someone was worried, "let them worry."

"The EU's reaction in this respect was normal and in line with its policy. It was nothing but pure imagination," Rama told a local television, the agency ATA reported.

"Strengthening strategic partnership with France"

After the meeting, the Serbian foreign minister said that he had a very good conversation with Le Drian, bearing in mind that Serbia and France have a strategic partnership agreement signed, the Serbian government announced on its website.

Vucic receives delegation from Croatia, ethnic Croats

The president, who met with a delegation from the Alliance of Associations of the Families of Captured and Missing Croatian Defenders, told them that state bodies of Serbia will do everything to achieve visible progress in finding missing persons and shedding light on their fate, Beta agency reported.

Croatia Massacre Convict Asks Serbian Court for Parole

Petar Ciric, a former Serb Territorial Defence force member in Croatia convicted of involvement in the 1991 Ovcara Farm massacre, asked a Belgrade court to parole him after serving two-thirds of his sentence.

Yugoslav General Complains of ‘Unfair’ Trial in Croatia

Former Yugoslav general Borislav Djukic, accused of the attempted destruction of the Peruca dam in Croatia during wartime, complained that the court is refusing to hear 23 Serbian defence witnesses.

Dodik's car stopped for speeding in Croatia

However, the leader of the Serb entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina denied that he demanded spacial treatment when he was stopped on his way to the town of Karlovac.

The Banja Luka daily Nezavisne is reporting Dodik as saying that his car was moving at "over 180 kilometers per hour" - and that the fine was "astronomical."

Vucic meets with Dodik, Pupovac

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday Serbia would lend stronger support to various development projects in Republika Srpska and within Serb communities in Croatia, without endangering the territorial integrity of neighbouring countries or encroaching upon the rights of other nations.

Plenkovic: All topics opened with Vucic

BRUSSELS - Croatian PM Andrej Plenkovic said in Brussels on Wednesday Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic's visit to Zagreb had opened all topics and that a methodology for further dialogue had been agreed.