Tabakovic attends IMFC meeting

WASHINGTON - National Bank of Serbia (NBS) Governor Jorgovanka Tabakovic, who is also Serbia's Governor to the IMF, attended a meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) on Friday.

The meeting of the IMF advisory body was held in Washington as part of the current IMF/World Bank Group Spring Meetings.

Mali attends investor meeting in Washington

WASHINGTON - At a Washington investor meeting, Serbian Finance Minister Sinisa Mali spoke with representatives of the top US and international companies and investment funds.

Mali, who is in Washington for the IMF/World Bank Group Spring Meetings, gave a presentation of Serbia's economic performance and opportunities for investing in the country.

Petkovic: Pristina rewarded for avoiding its commitments

BELGRADE - The director of the Serbian government Office for Kosovo-Metohija Petar Petkovic met with ambassadors and representatives of the Quint member states and the head of the EU Delegation to Serbia on Friday to inform them in detail of Thursday's Brussels meeting of chief negotiators in the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, noting that, for 11 years to the day, Pristina had been refusing to est

Vucic: What Bakoyannis did is disgrace, she did not even speak with Belgrade

SJENICA - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday Council of Europe (CoE) rapporteur Dora Bakoyannis, who recently recommended that the so-called Kosovo be admitted to the organisation, had not even fulfilled the fundamental obligation to speak with Belgrade before a Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) session, and noted that what she had done was a "disgrace."

Vucic: Vihor 2024 military exercise successful

SJENICA - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday he was very pleased with the results of the several-day Vihor (Whirlwind) 2024 joint tactical military exercise and noted that it reflected the way the Serbian army should "look like in the future."

The exercise was conducted at the Pester training range in southwestern Serbia.

Brnabic: Regardless of challenges, Serbia and Srpska must stick together

BANJALUKA - Serbian Parliament Speaker Ana Brnabic said in Banjaluka on Thursday evening that, regardless of the challenges they faced, Serbia and Republika Srpska must stick together and that, unlike some before them, those who were in power in Serbia now would always stand with Republika Srpska and the Serbs.

Mali: New S&P report may give Serbia investment-grade credit rating

WASHINGTON - Serbian Finance Minister Sinisa Mali said a new Standard & Poor's report on Serbia, due in October, may give the country investment-grade credit rating as early as this year.

Mali said this after a meeting with the credit rating agency's representatives in Washington, where he is attending the IMF/World Bank Group Spring Meetings.

Serbian Interior Ministry: Deputy head of Pristina's police in 48-hour custody

BELGRADE - Dejan Jankovic, deputy head of the so-called Kosovo Police, who was on Wednesday detained alongside three other members of Pristina's police force, has been placed in 48-hour custody for necessary checks concerning the security of the Republic of Serbia and establishment of facts, the Serbian Interior Ministry told Tanjug on Thursday.