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Wilhelm:Rama's visit step forward despite unfortunate event

BELGRADE - German Ambassador to Serbia Heinz Wilhelm said that the recent visit by Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama is an important achievement and a step in the right direction in the development of bilateral ties, despite, as he said, an unfortunate episode.

Vucic and Rama should use their leadership skills and wisdom

BELGRADE - Sensitive issues between Serbia and Albania should be discussed in a more constructive and responsible manner, head of the European Parliament delegation for relations with Serbia Eduard Kukan has told the Belgrade daily Danas.

Turkish pharmaceutical company enters Saudi market

Abdi Ä°brahim, a leading Turkish pharmaceutical company, signed a strategic licensing agreement on Nov. 13 with Saudi Arabian pharmaceutical distribution company Banaja Holding, as well as a marketing firm.

Viskovic: Edi Rama's move undiplomatic

BELGRADE - The undiplomatic move by Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama thwarted the ultimate goal of his visit to Serbia - a major breakthrough in the relations between the two countries, says former Serbian ambassador to Berlin Ivo Viskovic, a professor at the Belgrade Faculty of Political Sciences.

U.S. state department commends Serbia, Albania govt’s

WASHINGTON - The United States commends Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic and Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama on the first official visit by an Albanian prime minister to Belgrade in nearly 70 years, according to a statement from the U.S. Department of State.

Albania limits import of Serbian pharmaceutical products

Albania limits import of Serbian pharmaceutical products

BELGRADE -- Serbian Economy Minister Željko Sertić says Albania in September passed a law limiting imports of drugs and medications of all types produced in Serbia.

This move ignores all protocols and agreements signed between the two countries, he added.

Albania ignores protocols to stop importing Serbian drugs

BELGRADE - Serbian Economy Minister Zeljko Sertic said Wednesday that Albania had passed a law at the beginning of September limiting imports of drugs and medications of all types from Serbia into Albania, a move ignoring all protocols and agreements signed between the two countries.

Rama accused Serbia for assimilation of Albanians

Rama accused Serbia for assimilation of Albanians

After the statement that Belgrade should recognize Kosovo as an independent country, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama continued with provocations during his yesterday's visit to Preševo.

Dacic: Tensions increase, stability not jeopardised

BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic stated that Serbia has shown its best face concerning the visit of Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama and that tensions have indeed increased but this will not jeopardise the stability, and added that the desired progress in mutual relations has not been achieved.

Vucic discusses Rama's and IMF visits with ambassadors

BELGRADE - Serbia's Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic has informed the ambassadors of the Quint countries and the EU ambassador about Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama's visit, particularly pointed out Rama's provocation during the joint news conference and stressed that Serbia reacted with determination, but also a lot of restraint, the government office for media relations has stated.

PM meets with western ambassadors

PM meets with western ambassadors

BELGRADE -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić has informed the ambassadors of the Quint countries and the EU about Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama's visit.

FSS files appeal to UEFA over three-point deduction penalty

BELGRADE - President of the Serbian Football Association (FSS) Tomislav Karadzic has said that the FSS has filed an appeal to the European football union UEFA over the three points taken away from Serbia following the abandonment of its Euro 2016 qualifier match with Albania in Belgrade last month.

Mogherini: Rama's visit constitutes significant step forward

BRUSSELS - Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama's visit to Serbia and meeting with his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic is a significant step forward in the relations between the two countries, Maja Kocijancic, spokesperson for EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, as stated.

Serbian FA appeals against 3-point deduction

Serbian FA appeals against 3-point deduction

BELGRADE -- President of the Serbian Football Association (FSS) Tomislav Karadžić says the FSS has filed an appeal to the UEFA over the three points taken from Serbia.

UEFA made the decision following the abandonment of the EURO 2016 qualifier Serbia played against Albania in Belgrade last month.

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