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Serbia coach unveils candidates for World Cup team

23 players will make it to the team that will travel to Russia on June 11, and this final list will be known on June 4.

Serbia will on that day play the first of the two friendly matches as part of the team's preparations for the tournament in Russia.

The friendlies against Chile (June 4) and Bolivia (June 9) will both be played in Graz, Austria.

Is this final: Russians shot down MH17 after all

According to the latest information from an international investigation team, the missile belonged to the Russian military forces stationed in Kursk, and it was fired by the 53rd Air Defense Brigade.

"EU is our key goal; as many chapters as soon as possible"

Another goal is to open as many EU accession negotiations chapter as possible as soon as possible, Dacic told a meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Adriatic-Ionian Initiative and the Ministerial Meeting of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic-Ionian Region, held in Catania, Sicily.

Protesting migrants block highway in Greece

The protest, which lasted for an hour, was organized by Kurdish migrants from the Diavati center in the western suburbs of Thessaloniki, causing a big traffic jam, Tanjug said, citing AP.

The capacity of the camp is 750 people, but it currently accommodates 1,850 migrants who came to Greece from Turkey.

As reported, the newly arrived migrants sleep in tents and on the floor.

One team, one dream - Serbia!

And the slogan is: "One Team, One Dream - Serbia!"

The Serbian team - nicknamed Orlovi ( "the Eagles") - is among 32 that will compete for the world's top football prize - see each squad's official slogan published at FIFA's website.

Ex-BIA chief to become ambassador in Sarajevo - reports

This is according to media reports, which said that Djordjevic, who is a lawyer by profession, will replace outgoing ambassador in Sarajevo Stanimir Vukicevic, who was recalled in February.

Djordjevic came to the Security Information Agency (BIA) in 2013 and held the top job there until mid-2017, when Bratislav Gasic took over.

Defense minister reacts to position of Church on Kosovo

However, this will not determine state policy, says Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin.

Vulin told TV Pink that the SPC is owed attention, respect and gratitude for everything it has always been doing, but that Serbia is a secular state where politicians, elected by the people in elections, make decisions.

Serbian PM meets with president of Macedonia's Assembly

According to the Serbian government, Brnabic said during their talks that "regional cooperation and the European path of the region are the key to the stability and prosperity of the Western Balkans."

Greek, Turkish armed forces chiefs look for ways to reduce tension in Aegean

Hellenic Armed Forces General Staff (GEETHA) Chief Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar discussed ways of deescalating tension in the Aegean to avoid the possibility of an accident, in talks held on the sidelines of recent military conferences in Europe.

Prime minister receives Italy's new ambassador to Serbia

According to a press release issued by the Serbian government, they discussed "bilateral relations, the situation in the region and the progress of Serbia on the road to the European Union."

Other topics included "possibilities for improving cooperation between the two countries, primarily in the field of economy and investment."

"Only Serbia isn't accepting NATO reality"

"You saw what (Macedonian) Prime Minister Zaev said, an agreement between Macedonia and Greece is almost there, and they expect an invitation for NATO, and almost all other countries are already in NATO or going there," the leader of the opposition DS said during a security conference held in Montenegro, Beta reported, quoting the party.

"I'm not defending Vucic, I'm saving him"

"This criminal organization was created not only because of Montenegro, but also because of other areas, and it is clear that a similar situation was being prepared in Serbia, too. What was being prepared for then Montenegrin Prime Minister (Milo Djukanovic) was also planned in Serbia," Milivoje Katnic said in the Higher Court in Podgorica.

#DiplomaticCentennial Oana-Cristina Popa: Romania actively and firmly supports Serbia's accession to the EU

Romania actively and firmly supports the accession of Serbia to the European Union and is open to sharing its entire experience and best practices with Serbia, our country having both the expertise and know-how in order to support the European integration of the states from the Western Balkans region, Romanian Ambassador to the Republic of Serbia Oana Cristina Popa told an interview for AGERPRE