Rio Tinto

Australian companies interested in doing business in Serbia

According to the Serbian government, they discussed "further enhancement of bilateral cooperation between the two countries."

Brnabic expressed her hope that the positive trend of cooperation between Serbia and Australia will continue in the future, adding that Serbia's interest is to intensify cooperation in the fields of energy, economy and information technologies.

President wants Rio Tinto to accelerate Serbia project

The Serbian president asked them to continue and accelerate the works, noting the project was hugely important for Serbia, Tanjug is reporting.

According to estimates, a large number of people could be working in western Serbia from 2024, when jadarite mining is expected to begin there, Vucic told reporters after the meeting.

"This is worse than Cold War"

And there was no obsession with Russophobia, the top Russian diplomat remarked.

"I think, it's worse. Because during the Cold War there were channels of communication. And there was no obsession with Russophobia, which resembles genocide through sanctions," he told the BBC in an interview.

Minister "worried about EU's and NATO's conspicuous silence"

However, Vulin assessed that the silence of the European Union and NATO when it comes to the statements of Ramush Haradinaj and Hashim Thaci was "worrying."

"Of course, Haradinaj, just like Thaci, cannot endanger peace and stability on any centimeter of the territory of the Republic of Serbia, and that is why the Serbian Army exists, anyway," the minister said in a statement.

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