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A parade of police officers, firefighters, civil protection force members and Russian bikers was held in Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska to mark its disputed ‘statehood’ day, again sparking condemnation from Bosniaks.
"The meeting was an opportunity for an exchange with the Kosovo representatives on the (Belgrade-Pristina) dialogue," the EU announced, adding that in this context, Mogherini "reiterated the urgency to revoke the customs tariffs (taxes on goods from central Serbia), announced by the Kosovo government at the end of last year."
This has been assessed by Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic.
Speaking for Pink TV on Friday in Belgrade, Brnabic pointed out that due to all these decisions of the provisional institutions in Pristina she "does not see any indication of a compromise" - and instead believes that Belgrade and Pristina are increasingly removed from one.
Dimitrova said that Bulgaria is one of the countries with a serious demographic problem.
In the current year, 60,000 less children are expected to be born at the national level, which represents a new negative demographic record for Bulgaria.
In the period from January 1 to December 1, 2017, 58,000 children were born, and 53,543 in 2018.
The authorities in Republika Srpska, the mainly Serbian entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina, have continued to put pressure on opposition demonstrators protesting over the unsolved murder of David Dragicevic, while his father, Davor, remains missing since protesters clashed with police in Banja Luka on Sunday.
Former British diplomat Timothy Less told this to Belgrade weekly NIN in an interview.
"They feel that their security is threatened by Sarajevo's policy and are deeply hurt by the imposed decisions, especially during the administration of (international representative) Paddy Ashdown, which further separated them from BiH," Less, who heads the Nova Europa consultancy, said.
Serbian Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajic announced this on Thursday, Tanjug is reporting.
Ljajic told TV PINK that he expected a free trade agreement with Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan to be concluded before Russian President Vladimir Putin's January 17 visit to Serbia.