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Macedonia helps Serbia and Bosnia
SKOPJE -- The Macedonian government decided to send 75 special unit members as assistance to flood-hit Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
The team is made up of members of the ministries of Interior and defense, and the Protection and Rescue Directorate.
SKOPJE - The Macedonian government decided at its Friday session to send 75 special unit members of its Ministry of Interior and Defence Ministry and the Protection and Rescue Directorate as assistance to flood-hit Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH).
Regional countries offer assistance to Serbia
PODGORICA -- Montenegrin PM Milo Đukanović sent a telegram expressing condolences to his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vučić for the victims of floods in Serbia.
Malik Obama, who runs a charity foundation, on Monday said it was time for the people of the Balkans to turn to one another and cooperate closely to ensure a better life.
In the presence of Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, the Belgian company officially opened its new factory near the capital, Skopje, in its first big investment abroad.
The plant is in fact already operational, employing some 450 workers, and produced over 100 buses for the US market this year.
BELGRADE - Serbia will be presented by the movie entitled Leto bez meseca (Moonless Summer) directed by Stefan Ivancic in the official selections of this year's Cannes Festival.
The movie was produced by the Faculty of Dramatic Arts and the Belgrade-based Non-Aligned Films and it will be displayed as part of Cinefondation program on May 21.
KRAGUJEVAC - The 16th Golden Spark international puppet theatre festival has begun in Kragujevac, central Serbia.
The festival, to be held from May 11 to 15, will feature 11 theatres from Serbia and all over the world, the director of the Kragujevac Children's Theatre Zoran Djoric told Tanjug on Sunday.