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FM Gerapetritis to take part in EU’s Foreign Affairs Council meeting on Monday

Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis traveled to Brussels on Sunday to take part in the EU's Foreign Affairs Council meeting on Monday.

The meeting will focus on the crisis in the Middle East, the war in Ukraine, the relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan and the European Economy Security Strategy, reported the Foreign Ministry.

Response to the U.S. Ambassador from Serbia: Never

As he said, it is the most concrete framework and guarantor for the preservation of collective and individual rights, as well as negotiated executive powers for Serbs in Kosovo and Metohija in the most important social, economic, political, cultural, developmental, economic and security issues, the statement of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija stated.

Petkovic confirms participation in new round of technical dialogue

BELGRADE - The director of the Serbian government Office for Kosovo-Metohija Petar Petkovic has accepted an invitation from EU special envoy Miroslav Lajcak to participate in a new round of dialogue with Pristina scheduled for November 16 in Brussels, the Office told Tanjug on Thursday.

It said Petkovic would be accompanied by his top-level expert team.

New round of technical dialogue between Belgrade, Pristina to be held on November 16

BRUSSELS - The next technical-level meeting of the chief negotiators of Belgrade and Pristina, Petar Petkovic and Besnik Bislimi, will be held in Brussels on November 16, diplomatic sources have told Tanjug.

The parties last met in Brussels on October 26, when EU representatives held separate meetings with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Pristina's PM Albin Kurti.

Bulgaria Allowed Russia to Earn 1 Billion Euros from the Oil Derogation

The Kremlin earned about 1 billion euros from the European derogation allowing Bulgaria to continue importing Russian oil.

Politico reports this, citing a joint investigation. It is the work of the non-governmental organization Global Witness, the Center for the Study of Democracy, the Center for Energy and Clean Air Research and the journalist Victor Jack.

Varhelyi: Belgrade, Pristina urged to engage in dialogue more constructively

BRUSSELS - EU Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi said on Wednesday Belgrade and Pristina were urged to engage in dialogue more constructively and implement reached agreements, and noted that this included establishment of a Community of Serb Municipalities and normalisation of relations.

Von der Leyen: Implementation of draft on municipalities in Pristina's interest

BRUSSELS - European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday in Brussels implementation of a draft statute of a Community of Serb Municipalities was in the interest of Pristina and would be a "big step forward", while EU Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi noted that Pristina must redouble its efforts in making the dialogue with Belgrade successful.