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Bosnia Courts Struggle to Address Rise in People Smuggling

Bosnian courts have done little to address the problem of people-smuggling, which is believed to be growing, as thousands of people attempt to cross from the non-EU Bosnia into EU-member Croatia.

"No more dialogue until Pristina withdraws its decisions"

Vucic - who was in Brussels on Thursday for his EU-mediated meeting with Kosovo President Hashim Thaci - that "no Serbian representative will appear in Brussels (again) until that happens."

Bulgarian Energy Minister Petkova and Montenegro Ambassador Discuss Belene Nuclear Project

Bulgaria's Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova discussed energy cooperation between Bulgaria and Montenegro with Ambassador Snežana Radović on 8th of November. The talks are in continuation of the talks between the Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria, Boyko Borissov and his counterpart Duško Marković, held in September, reports BNT. 

Kosovo Customs Tariff Alarms Bosnia's Dairy Farmers

Bosnian foodstuff producers are worried after Kosovo imposed a 10-per-cent customs tariff on imports from Bosnia and Serbia this week, citing their hostility towards Kosovo.

The trade balance between the two countries is unequal; the value of Bosnian exports to Kosovo is about ten times larger than Kosovo's exports to Bosnia.

"We'll beat that beast, fascist creation Serbia, together"

On that occasion, this former member of the Serbian government from 2008 until 2014, stressed that that the BNV "has remained and continues to be Bosniak, adding that he was "happy and proud" that there had been no incidents during the voting, "confirming the Bosniaks as a mature nation."

Vucic, Netanyahu "satisfied with cooperation in all areas"

On this occasion, Vucic pointed out that relations between the two countries are traditionally good, but that there is still room for the development of trade and an increase in the number of Israeli investments in Serbia.

"We are satisfied with cooperation in all areas," said Vucic, positively assessing the increase in the number of Israeli tourists visiting Serbia.

Vucic Slams Montenegro for Barring Serbian Public Figures

After media reported on Thursday that Montenegrin police have barred four Serbian cultural, academic and legal figures from entering the country, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic condemned the decision and vowed to respond. 

Montenegro bans entry to Serb writers, historians, lawyers

"The crossing of the state border, beside Beckovic, has also been denied to historians Cedomir Antic and Aleksandar Rakovic, as well as Serbian politician and lawyer Dejan Mirovic," the daily Dan was told by the Border Police.

Serbian Officials Condemn Montenegro Unification Events Ban

Officials and politicians in Serbia on Sunday condemned Podgorica's decision to ban ceremonies marking the 100th anniversary of the unification of Serbia and Montenegro.

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said he doesn't understand the decision, which he said prohibits people in Montenegro from "thinking differently and having a different view of the past".

"International law died when NATO attacked Serbia"

"Even today there is pressure for Kosovo to be admitted to Interpol or UNESCO. How can Interpol preserve its reputation if it shares its data about drug dealers with Pristina, from where the most powerful drug clans come," Vulin asked in his address at the first plenary session of the 8th International Xiangshan Forum for Defense.

Migrants Clash with Police on Bosnia-Croatia Border

Several migrants and refugees were injured when they tried to break through a police cordon on Wednesday that has been preventing them from entering EU member Croatia at the Maljevac border checkpoint in northern Bosnia, local media reported.