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BELGRADE - The short story festival Kikinda Short 09 will take place in five cities and three countries from July 2 to 5, and gather 20 authors from 14 countries who will read their stories to the audiences in Kikinda, Szeged, Timisoara, Zrenjanin and Belgrade, announced the festival organizer, Kikinda Short association.
A senior source in the Montenegrin police told BIRN on Monday that Kosmajac, who has been accused of being a narcotics kingpin in Serbia, entered the country freely on Friday because Belgrade has so far not called for his arrest.
PODGORICA - Just hours after being identified by Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic as Serbia's biggest drug dealer, Dragoslav Kosmajac, 61, crossed into Montenegro at the Rance border crossing in the night between Friday and Saturday after leaving Serbia at the Jabuka crossing, the Podgorica Vijesti daily reports.
In the next few weeks Montenegro will submit a formal request procedure to gain "permanent guest status" in the organisation.
BELGRADE - Dragoslav Kosmajac, named by Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic as the biggest drug lord in Serbia, has left the country, the Belgrade-based daily Blic reports.
As no arrest warrant is issued against him, he left to Montenegro a free man, using his Slovakian passport and crossing the state border at a less busy Jabuka checkpoint on the night of Friday to Saturday, says Blic.
DUBAI - Serbia's water polo team reached the final of the World League tournament in Dubai on Friday beating Australia 12:5 (2:1, 5:2, 2:0, 3:2).
Defending champion Serbia will next take on world champion Hungary that outlasted Montenegro 10:8.
The final is scheduled for Saturday 16:30 CET.
Photo Tanjug, T. Valic (archive photo)
BUCHAREST - The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) has prepared a South East Europe 2020 strategy (SEE 2020) to help governments improve economies and create new jobs, participants of the First meeting of the Governing Board of the RCC SEE 2020 Strategy in Bucharest have said.
BELGRADE - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has invested around EUR 300 million in the Serbian agribusiness sector, and is ready to continue to fund all good projects and companies in this sector that are not over-indebted, the head of the EBRD's Agribusiness Sector Gilles Mettetal said on Thursday.