At least 40 people were killed in the attack on Kabul’s luxury Intercontinental Hotel at the weekend, official figures showed on Jan. 25 almost double the earlier toll released by Afghan authorities.
Afghan Special Forces ended an overnight siege at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel on Jan. 21, killing the last gunman from a group of three attackers who stormed the hotel, taking hostages and battling security forces for hours.
A suicide attack on an office of the Afghan Voice news agency and a neighboring cultural center in the capital Kabul killed dozens on Dec. 28, officials and witnesses said, with many of the victims students.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for an attack near a training facility of Afghanistan’s main intelligence agency in the capital, Kabul, on Dec. 18 as gunmen exchanged fire with security forces.
These countries promised to meet international and European standards to block tax evasion until 2019.
In a set of measures passed by the Economic and Financial Affairs Council, made up of the economy and finance ministers of all EU states, it's made clear that Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro have accepted the European Commission's request.
Dacic told a joint news conference after the signing of the agreement that Kyrgyzstan is a great friend of Serbia, and that, in line with this, cooperation between the two countries needs to develop further.
Dacic also announced he would travel to the Central Asian country next year, for the June 25 marking of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.