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Vucic, Escobar discuss Belgrade-Pristina dialogue

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic received US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and Washington's special Western Balkans envoy Gabriel Escobar on Wednesday to discuss the process of normalisation of Belgrade-Pristina relations, establishment of a Community of Serb Municipalities and possibilities for finding sustainable and compromise solutions in the EU-facilitated dialogue.

Dacic: Attempt of rehabilitating Stepinac at EP inconceivable

BELGRADE - Serbian FM Ivica Dacic said on Wednesday it was inconceivable the European Parliament was to host a conference aimed at revisionism and another attempt of historical rehabilitation of Croatia's Roman Catholic Archbishop Alojzij Stepinac.

In a written statement to Tanjug, Dacic noted that Stepinac had played a significant role in the WWII-era Independent State of Croatia.

Vucic thanks China for persevering friendship, support to Serbia

BELGRADE - We are grateful to our Chinese friends for their persistent commitment to respect of UN SC Resolution 1244, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic wrote in a post on his avucic Instagram profile on Wednesday, thanking China and its President Xi Jinping for their persevering friendship and support.

Agreements signed on EBRD loan for Serbian energy sector

BELGRADE - Serbian Deputy PM and Finance Minister Sinisa Mali and EBRD regional director Matteo Colangeli signed agreements on a 300 mln dollar loan for the Serbian power generation sector on Wednesday.

The agreements were signed by Miroslav Tomasevic, director of the national power company EPS, and Grzegorz Zielinski, head of Energy Europe at EBRD.