Sertic invites Slovenian companies to invest in Serbia

BELGRADE - Slovenian investments in Serbia reached EUR 1.4 billion, president of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (PKS) Zeljko Sertic said on Friday, and invited Slovenian companies to continue investing in the country, pointing in particular to the benefits of Serbia's Free Trade Agreement with the Russian Federation.

Greenpeace stages protest at nuclear summit in Istanbul, nine detained

Nine activists have been detained in a protest staged by Greenpeace Mediterranean against the Nuclear Plants Summit in Istanbul on May 30.

The activists had hung a 28 square-meter poster carrying the words “Nuclear disaster starts here” on the outside wall of the hotel in Şişli where the summit was held, and greeted attendees with the same poster at the building’s entrance.

Relatives of Russians Blacklisted by EU Run Business in Bulgaria

The sons of two Russian politicians sanctioned by the EU over the Ukraine crisis are carrying out their business activity in Bulgaria, according to the daily Trud.

Alexey Kozak, whose father is Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, and Russian Parliament Legal Committee Chairman Vladimir Pligin's son Aleksander both own enterprises based in the Black Sea city of Varna.

INTERVIEW/Jagland: I am glad Romania did not go down the route of France and other European countries

In a recent interview to Agerpres, Secretary General of the Council of Europe (CoE) Thorbjorn Jagland voices satisfaction over the fact that Romania has not taken the same route in the European elections as France and other countries did, setting a good example and showing that there is a culture in Romania of not going with the flow.