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Russia's Zvonareva denied entry to Poland for WTA

Russian former world number two Vera Zvonareva has been denied entry to Poland where she was to participate in next week's Polish Open WTA tournament, the interior ministry said on July 22.

"Vera Zvonareva was trying to enter our country with a visa granted by France, via a flight from Belgrade," according to a statement issued by the Polish ministry.

China’s CRBC Keen to Build Montenegrin Highway’s Next Stretch

Montenegrin Government and CRBC officials at the Bar Boljare highway first phase opening ceremony. Photo: Government of Montenegro

According to a government report published on Wednesday outgoing Finance Minister Aleksandar Damjanovic and CRBC official Hei Shiquiang met on July 3 about potential cooperation on the construction of the second and third phases of the highway.

PM raises ethnic Greek mayor’s arrest with Rama

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis raised the issue of the release of the ethnic Greek mayor of Himare, Fredi Beleri, during a meeting with his Albanian counterpart Edi Rama on Tuesday on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Vilnius.

Vucic: Reports about acquisition of Montenegro bank untrue

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Monday dismissed as untrue reports the Serbian Postal Savings Bank was to acquire Montenegro's Prva Banka, whose largest stakeholder is Aco Djukanovic, the brother of former Montenegrin president Milo Djukanovic.

Vucic: Serbia to provide well-grounded response regarding Marovic extradition

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Monday Serbia would provide a well-grounded response to what his Montenegrin counterpart Jakov Milatovic had told him about the issue of an extradition of former Serbia and Montenegro president Svetozar Marovic from Serbia to Montenegro.

Vucic: We had open discussion about numerous issues, regional problems

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Monday he had had a long, open and civilised discussion with Montenegrin counterpart Jakov Milatovic about many issues and that they had disagreed on some of them but agreed on many others.

At a joint press conference after the meeting, Vucic said they had discussed geopolitical and regional problems.

Milatovic: My visit turns new page in Serbia-Montenegro relations

BELGRADE - Montenegro is a friend to Serbia and Serbia is a friend to Montenegro, Montenegrin President Jakov Milatovic said in Belgrade on Monday, noting that his visit to the Serbian capital turned a new page in Serbia-Montenegro relations.

Serbia Ready to Use Planned Gas Terminal in Montenegro

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic (R) and Montenegro's President Jakov Milatovic (L) inspect the honour guard before their meeting in Belgrade, Serbia, on July 10, 2023. Photo: EPA-EFE/ANDREJ CUKIC

After talks, they reiterated: "We do not have the same views on Kosovo" PHOTO/VIDEO

The President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vui, held a series of meetings with the President of Montenegro, Jakov Milatovi. After the meetings, the presidents addressed the media.
At the very beginning, Vui said that he was very pleased to have the opportunity to host the President of Montenegro, Jakov Milatovi.

Vucic welcomes Milatovic outside Palace of Serbia

BELGRADE - Montenegro's President Jakov Milatovic, who is on an official visit to Serbia, was given a red-carpet, guard-of-honour welcome outside the Palace of Serbia on Monday as the national anthems of the two countries were being played.

Milatovic was greeted by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.

Montenegro Commemorates Family Murdered While Fleeing Bosnia

The commemoration near the town of Pluzine on Thursday. Photo: Youth Initiative for Human Rights.

The three Bosniaks were murdered in the Piva River canyon near Pluzine after escaping from the Serb-held town of Foca in eastern Bosnia.

The killers were members of the Bosnian Serb Army's Dragan Nikolic special unit.