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Erdogan wants agreement that ended war in Bosnia "revised"

This has been stated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a joint news conference in Ankara with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Turkey's Anadolu agency is reporting.

The agreement, negotiated in Dayton, Ohio in 1995, ended a three-year war in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Sales of New Cars in Bulgaria Up

Over 30,000 new cars were sold in Bulgaria in 2018. According to data of the Bulgarian Traffic Police, 24,212 new cars and 9,537 vans were registered in Bulgaria last year, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio. 

Sales of new vehicles increased in 17 out of all 27 EU member states. Highest increase was registered in Lithuania (25.4%), Romania (23.1) and Croatia (18.7%). PM Dancila: It is important to show European citizens that EU institutions work for them

Europe has always known to overcome obstacles and be born again after the less fortunate episodes in history and today we are in a complex moment of the European construction process, however any situations of this kind can be turned into opportunities, PM Viorica Dancila said on Tuesday, while presenting before the European Parliament gathered in plenary session in Strasbourg the priorities of

War of words continues between Belgrade and Zagreb

"Ms. Pejcinovic-Buric would like to pick who can sit in the government of Serbia. For Croatia's policy, there have always been suitable and unsuitable Serbs," the Serbian defense minister said, adding:

"I'm glad the lady places me among the unsuitable ones, meaning, among the free Serbs."

Croatian General to be Tried Alongside Subordinates, Court Rules

Croatia’s Supreme Court abolished a decision to separate the war crimes trial of 1990s Croatian general Branimir Glavas from cases against his subordinates, which means crucial evidence against him will still be valid.

Israel-Croatia warplanes deal canceled due to US opposition

This was announced after a delegation from Israel visited Croatia on Thursday and told the country's officials that they failed to secure US licenses for the sale of the combat aircraft in question.

Croatia previously made an agreement with Israel on the purchase of aircraft worth about USD 450 million.

Heavy snowfall causes problems across Serbia

This will come after several days of heavy snowfall.

During the night, the skies will partially clear, the Serbian meteorological authority said.

Temperatures are expected to remain below zero around the clock, ranging from minus six to minus one degrees Celsius.

Serbia has world's highest crude steel production increase

This is according to figures released by the World Steel Association cited by Tanjug.

In the first 11 months of 2018, Serbia produced 1.8 million t of crude steel compared to 1.3 million t in the same period of the previous year, which is a 38.9 pct increase, said a report published on the association's website.

Croatian Diplomat Recalled for 'Attending Bosnian Serb Celebration'

The Croatian foreign ministry said on Thursday that it will investigate whether its ambassador in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ivan Del Vechio, attended celebrations of the disputed Bosnian Serb 'statehood day' in Banja Luka, the administrative centre of Republika Srpska, on January 9.

Chinese company to buy Serbian bus manufacturer

The company plans to extend the product range to electric vehicles, Tanjug reported, citing Ikarbus CEO Aleksandar Vicentic.

The privatization process is already underway and Vicentic expects a 51 percent stake in the Zemun-based factory to be sold to the Chinese partner in mid-June.