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IMF mission to begin visit to Serbia on Thursday

BELGRADE - An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission will begin a two-week visit to Serbia on Thursday.

The visit will start with a plenary meeting of IMF and National Bank of Serbia (NBS) delegations at the NBS on Thursday morning.

Until April 5, the Mission will be discussing a standby arrangement between Serbia and the IMF.

Vucic meets with Dendias

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met on Wednesday with Greek FM Nikos Dendias, who is visiting Serbia.

Mali meets with European, US investors

BELGRADE - Serbian Deputy PM and Finance Minister Sinisa Mali met on Wednesday with representatives of the Bank of America and more than ten European and US investors interested in investing in Serbia and the region.

Miscevic: We must prove we have competent market

BELGRADE - Under economic criteria, a country that wants to become an EU member state must prove that it has a market that is based on competition and economic competence, Serbia's European Integration Minister Tanja Miscevic noted on Wednesday.

Vesic: Serbia to adapt to transformation of automotive industry

BELGRADE - The Serbian Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure and Serbia as a state will work on creating conditions to keep up the intensive, historic changes in the automotive industry, such as vehicle electrification, Minister Goran Vesic said on Tuesday at the opening of the 55th Belgrade Car Show and the 15th Motopassion motorcycle show.

Dendias in Serbia for talks

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias is expected in Serbia Wednesday for talks.

In a statement, the ministry said Dendias will be received by Serbia President Aleksandar Vucic at approximately 2 p.m.

Dacic meets with OSCE's Schmidt in Vienna

VIENNA  - Serbian FM Ivica Dacic, who is visiting Austria, met with OSCE Secretary-General Helga Schmidt in Vienna on Wednesday.

Prior to the meeting with Schmidt, Dacic spoke with Austrian Parliament Speaker Wolfgang Sobotka, and his visit to Austria will be concluded with a meeting with FM Alexander Schallenberg.

"You will experience the same as NATO in Serbia"

In the latest in a series of Moscow reactions to Great Britain's announcement to send depleted uranium ammunition to Ukraine, the Russian Defense Minister reminded today that such ammunition was also used by NATO during the bombing of Serbia in 1999, and that it had a negative impact on the health of NATO soldiers.

Serbian Mission to EU: Stepinac should not be highlighted in EP

BRUSSELS - In a letter to a Croatian MEP who organised a conference about Croatia's WWII-era Roman Catholic cardinal Alojzije Stepinac in the European Parliament on Tuesday, the Serbian Mission to the EU expressed deep regret over the special highlighting of Stepinac in EP premises as he was a historical figure that opened "painful chapters of the past" in Serbia, diplomatic sources told Tanjug