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Tourist visits in Serbia up by 7.1 pct y-o-y in April

BELGRADE - Serbia registered 7.1 pct more tourist visits in April 2024 relative to the same month of last year and the number of overnight stays was up by 9.1 pct y-o-y, according to figures released by the national statistical office.

The number of tourist visits was 370,669 and overnight stays totalled 1,025,142.

Election Triumph: Vucic's Party Secures Majority in Serbian Elections

In Serbia, the ruling Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) has announced its victory in the recent city council elections across the nation, including in the capital city of Belgrade. Additionally, they claimed success in local elections held in other major cities and municipalities.

Voting in Serbian local elections concludes at 8 pm

BELGRADE - Voting in Sunday's local elections in Serbia concluded at 8 pm.

Voters who were at the polling stations at the time of their closure were allowed to cast their ballots.

The elections were held in Belgrade and 14 other cities, 51 municipalities and 23 urban municipalities.

FOTO TANJUG/VLADIMIR ŠPORČIĆ

FOTO TANJUG/VLADIMIR ŠPORČIĆ

Djokovic overcomes Musetti in Roland Garros night-time thriller

PARIS - Serbia's Novak Djokovic, the world number one in men's tennis singles, is through to the Roland Garros fourth round after coming from behind to beat Italian Lorenzo Musetti 7-5, 6-7 (6-8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 in a night-time thriller.

Djokovic, who won after four and a half hours of play, is now 5-1 head-to-head against Musetti.

Local elections underway in Serbia

BELGRADE - Local elections are underway in Serbia on Sunday after polling stations opened at 7 am.

The elections are being held in Belgrade and 14 other cities, 51 municipalities and 23 urban municipalities.

The polling stations will close at 8 pm, at which time election silence will end as well.

FOTO TANJUG/VLADIMIR ŠPORČIĆ

FOTO TANJUG/VLADIMIR ŠPORČIĆ

Vucevic receives Japanese ambassador

BELGRADE - Serbian PM Milos Vucevic received Japanese Ambassador to Belgrade Akira Imamura on Friday to discuss bilateral relations, economic cooperation and partnership in joint projects, and noted that next week's visit to Japan by a group of Serbian businesspeople would be a good opportunity to expand cooperation and share experiences.

Brnabic meets with ODIHR's Zannier

BELGRADE - Serbian Parliament Speaker Ana Brnabic met with the head of the ODIHR election observation mission, Lamberto Zannier, on Friday to discuss dialogue between political groups in the Serbian parliament, which she noted had resulted in a broader social consensus on implementation of ODIHR recommendations for improvement of electoral conditions.

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