Bulgarian Travel Trends: More Outbound Trips, Moderate Inbound Visits

In April 2024, the number of trips made by Bulgarian citizens to other countries increased by 4.9% compared to the same period in 2023, according to recent data from the National Statistical Institute (NSI). Conversely, visits to Bulgaria by foreigners rose by 1.1% during the same timeframe.

Djokovic beats Herbert in Roland Garros first round

PARIS - Serbia's Novak Djokovic, the world number one in men's tennis singles, has got off to a successful start to his title defence at Roland Garros by defeating Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 in the opening round on Tuesday evening.

Djokovic, who won after two and a half hours of play, is now 2-0 head-to-head against Herbert.

CECC rejects membership request by so-called Kosovo's constitutional court

BELGRADE - A request by the so-called Kosovo's constitutional court for admission to the Conference of European Constitutional Courts (CECC) has been rejected after failing to attain the required two-third majority at a May 22-23 meeting of the Circle of Presidents of the CECC, the Constitutional Court of Serbia announced on Tuesday.

Djuric, Czech FM discuss bilateral relations, situation in Kosovo-Metohija

BELGRADE - Serbian FM Marko Djuric spoke with Czech counterpart Jan Lipavsky by phone on Tuesday.

The parties noted the good relations between the two countries, the Serbian MFA said in a statement.

Djuric thanked Czechia for supporting Serbia on its path to full EU membership and noted that the support was of great importance in the accession process.

Ragus thanks Botsan-Kharchenko for Russia's support in international institutions

BELGRADE - At a meeting with Russian Ambassador to Belgrade Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko, the head of the Serbian parliamentary committee on foreign affairs Marina Ragus reiterated Serbia would not turn its back on its friends and bilateral partners, and thanked Russia for its support in all international institutions when it comes to preservation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of

Martinovic thanks Brazil for abstaining in UNGA vote

BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management Aleksandar Martinovic received Brazilian Ambassador to Belgrade Jose Mauro Couto on Tuesday, thanking the government and the friendly people of Brazil for the country's abstention in a vote on a UN General Assembly resolution on Srebrenica.

Stojkovic announces final Serbia squad list for EURO 2024

BELGRADE - The head coach of the Serbia men's national football team Dragan Stojkovic on Tuesday announced his final 26-player squad list for EURO 2024.

The squad list is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Vanja Milinkovic Savic, Predrag Rajkovic, Djordje Petrovic.

Defenders: Strahinja Pavlovic, Nikola Milenkovic, Milos Veljkovic, Srdjan Babic, Uros Spajic, Nemanja Stojic.

Vucic: Past several days were not easy for our relations with Germany

CACAK - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Tuesday the past several days had not been easy for Serbia-Germany relations but that he agreed that problems needed to be resolved through sincere dialogue, and noted that Germany was Serbia's number one economic partner.