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Dacic: I told Chollet no one in Serbia would accept independence of Kosovo

BELGRADE - Serbian FM Ivica Dacic said on Friday he had told US State Department Counsellor Derek Chollet no one in Serbia would accept an independence of Kosovo and that President Aleksandar Vucic was a key guarantor of peace and stability in the region, Serbia and Kosovo-Metohija.

Dacic meets with Chollet

BELGRADE - Serbian First Deputy PM and FM Ivica Dacic met with US State Department Counsellor Derek Chollet on Thursday, noting Serbia's strategic commitment to advancement of all forms of cooperation with the US.

He also said the two countries and peoples should continue to recall their historical alliance in order to strengthen bilateral relations further.

International Cryptocurrency Fraud Network Operating in Bulgaria, Cyprus and Serbia has been Neutralized – Is Nexo Involved?

In almost identical announcements, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Prosecutor's Office announced that they had broken up a cryptocurrency fraud network that operated from Bulgaria, Cyprus and Serbia, indicating that the actions in the past few days were in compliance with a European Investigation Order issued by Germany.

Brnabic meets with Chollet

BELGRADE - Serbian PM Ana Brnabic met with US State Department Counsellor Derek Chollet in Belgrade on Thursday.

Brnabic thanked the US for its open and constructive approach to open issues in the region and, in particular, for its constructive role in maintaining peace in the region, the Serbian government said in a statement released after the meeting.

Confirmed by Batut: Measles again in Serbia

Director of the Institute for Public Health "Milan Jovanovi Batut" Verica Jovanovi said that our reference laboratory in Torlak confirmed the presence of measles on Tuesday taken from three children and one adult from Smederevo, reports RTS.

Chollet: Dialogue must focus on German-French proposal, Community

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Thursday hosted a working luncheon for US State Department Counsellor Derek Chollet, who noted that the US was pushing for focus on an agenda under which Belgrade and Pristina must turn to discussions about a so-called French-German proposal for resolving the Kosovo-Metohija crisis as well as to swift establishment of a Community of Serb Municipa

Vucic: I expect US to encourage Pristina to meet commitments

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met on Thursday in Belgrade with US State Department Counsellor Derek Chollet, to whom he conveyed the expectation that the US recognise Serbia's efforts in maintaining peace and stability in the region and encourage Pristina to meet its commitments under accepted and signed agreements.

Djokovic-Nadal clash at Aussie Open not possible before final

MELBOURNE - Serbia's top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic and Spaniard Rafael Nadal, his biggest rival at the upcoming Australian Open, are on the opposite sides of the draw for the tournament and will not meet before the final.

NBS key policy rate raised to 5.25 pct

BELGRADE - The National Bank of Serbia (NBS) Executive Board decided on Thursday to raise the key policy rate by 25 bp to 5.25 pct.

In a statement, the NBS said the deposit and credit facility rates had been increased by the same amount - to 4.25 pct and 6.25 pct, respectively.  

Begovic meets with MacLeod

BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Science, Technological Development and Innovation Jelena Begovic met with UK Ambassador to Serbia Sian Macleod on Thursday to discuss planned projects and aspects of future bilateral cooperation.

2022 FDI inflow to Serbia at record-high level, exceeds 4.1 bln euros

BELGRADE - Serbia saw a record-high level of FDI last year despite rising global uncertainties, the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) says.

"FDI inflow between the beginning of January and December 10 stood at 4.1 bln euros, so it is certain that we will have a new record for 2022," the NBS said in a statement.

Dacic: We will not change our positions on Kosovo, Russia sanctions

NOVI SAD - Serbian FM Ivica Dacic said on Thursday Serbia-US relations were on an upward trajectory but that there would be no change in Serbia's positions on recognition of the so-called Kosovo and imposing sanctions on Russia.

Vucevic visits Military Intelligence Agency

BELGRADE - Serbian Defence Minister Milos Vucevic on Wednesday visited the Military Intelligence Agency, whose Director Maj Gen Zoran Stojkovic briefed him on the scope of the agency's work and its abilities and capabilities.

Is it already in Serbia?

The State Secretary of the Ministry of Health, MD Mirsad erlek, says that there is no confirmation yet, but in his belief, a new strain of the Coronavirus has arrived in Serbia as well, given the rising number of infected people, and that its detection is expected soon.

The freelance tax saga continues – with many aggravated

Freelancers representatives stated that their members are dissatisfied with the adopted legal solutions that are meant to resolve their status, although the state adopted the regulations in the agreement already made with freelancers after years of negotiations, causing aggravation and condemnation of regular taxpayers.