Petkovic meets with Ziadeh

BELGRADE - The head of the Serbian government Office for Kosovo-Metohija Petar Petkovic met with UNMIK chief Caroline Ziadeh in Belgrade on Friday to discuss an upcoming UN Security Council session on Kosovo-Metohija and the permanently difficult position of Serbs in the province, drastically worsened by Pristina's most recent unilateral moves.

Vucic: Good, substantial meeting with Borg

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Wednesday he had had a good and substantial meeting with OSCE Chairman and Maltese FM Ian Borg and added that they had exchanged views on bilateral relations, the regional and geopolitical situation as well as Serbia-OSCE cooperation and progress of reform processes in the country.

Momirovic writes to ministers of trade about Pristina's ban on Serbian goods

BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Internal and External Trade Tomislav Momirovic said on Tuesday he had written to the trade ministers of EU member states, the UK, the US and CEFTA to warn, for a third time in a year, that Pristina's ban on trade in Serbian goods remained in force in Kosovo-Metohija.

Lajcak: New Belgrade-Pristina meeting on dinar issue to be held next week

SOFIA - The EU special envoy for the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue Miroslav Lajcak announced on Monday a new meeting of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue would be held in Brussels next week to discuss the use of the Serbian dinar in Kosovo-Metohija, and said he hoped an arrangement would be finalised based on the EU's ideas.

Vucic: Meeting with Macron to address important topics, including so-called Kosovo, CoE

PARIS - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said his meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday evening would address various important topics including bilateral cooperation as well as Belgrade-Pristina ties and the so-called Kosovo's potential admission to the Council of Europe (CoE).

Brnabic receives Peach

BELGRADE - Serbian Parliament Speaker Ana Brnabic received UK special Western Balkans envoy Stuart Peach on Monday, noting that Belgrade was committed to peaceful resolution of all outstanding issues with Pristina and also expressed readiness for constructive dialogue.

Apostolovic: CoE membership for Pristina unacceptable

BRUSSELS - The head of Serbia's Mission to the EU Danijel Apostolovic noted on Friday that Serbia had made evident progress on meeting EU accession criteria and that the country was long ready to open Cluster 3 on competition and inclusive growth in its accession talks, which he said were "held hostage by unfortunate and grave geopolitical circumstances."