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Bulgaria, Romania Agree to Back Serbia's EU Bid

The Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Romania, Plamen Oresharski and Victor Ponta, have agreed to back Serbia's EU bid at a meeting in the Danube city of Ruse.

Serbia investment conference to be held in France

Serbia investment conference to be held in France

KOPAONIK -- The Serbia investment conference will be held in Paris on May 23 and attended by representatives of 50 large French companies, potential investors in Serbia.

This has been announced by Chairman of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (PKS) Željko Sertić.

Serbia Asks FIFA to Scrap Kosovo Friendlies

Atmosphere at Croatia-Swtzerland match and St Galen | Photo: Beta/AP

Serbia's Football Association, FSS, has written to FIFA, asked it to cancel a decision to allow Kosovo's national team to play friendly matches.

The FSS said the Serbian flag was set on fire before Kosovo's first such friendly, played in Mitrovica, northern Kosovo, against Haiti.

Vucic: I live to achieve result for Serbia

BELGRADE - Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) leader Aleksandar Vucic expects his party to win more than 40 percent of the votes in the upcoming elections, but says that the figure itself is not important.

What matters is what one can achieve after the elections, Vucic told the Belgrade daily Blic.

Australian Aboriginal visual art on display at MPU

BELGRADE – An exhibition of thematic prints on the love magic practiced by the Warlpiri and Kukatja people of the Central and Western Deserts of Australia was opened at the Museum of Applied Arts (MPU) in Belgrade on Thursday.

Bijelic member of jury at World Ballet Competition Romania

BELGRADE - Milica Bijelic, prima ballerina of the National Theatre in Belgrade and renowned ballet teacher, will represent Serbia at the World Ballet Competition Romania 2014 as a member of the jury, the Association of Professional Ballet Dancers of Serbia has announced.

Rivals Battle For Third Place in Serbia Election

Boris Tadic and Dragan Djilas, the former and current presidents of the Democratic Party, are battling for third place in the upcoming Serbian elections.

Dacic: South Stream, Kostolac power plant key projects

KOSTOLAC - The construction of a new 350 MW unit at the Kostolac thermoelectric power plant is the most significant project in Serbia, second only to the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline, Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic has said.

"Nothing is holding back South Stream project"

"Nothing is holding back South Stream project"

BELGRADE -- There are no misunderstandings between the Serbian and Russian partners regarding the South Stream gas pipeline project, says Dušan Bajatović.

Serbia investment conference in Paris on May 23

KOPAONIK - Serbia investment conference will be held in Paris on May 23 and attended by representatives of 50 large French companies that are potential investors in Serbia, Chairman of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce Zeljko Sertic has announced.

Tabakovic: Control of loan from UAE

BELGRADE - National Bank of Serbia (NBS) Governor Jorgovanka Tabakovic said Friday that it is vital for the one-billion-dollar loan from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to be channeled into areas where it can be controlled and used most effectively.

SNS leader expects his party to win "more than 40%"

SNS leader expects his party to win "more than 40%"

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić has said that he expects his ruling Serb Progressive Party (SNS) to win "more than 40 percent of the vote."

He at the same time added that "the number is not important, but what can be done after elections."

Krstic: Favorable loan sign of trust in Serbian economy

ABU DHABI - The USD 1 billion loan that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) granted to Serbia is very favorable, but it is also a sign of trust in the Serbian economy, Serbian Minister of Finance Lazar Krstic has said.

Nikolic: Visit to Tunisia paid for more than one reason

BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic has said that he visited Tunisia to commemorate World War I events relating to a rescue of Serbian soldiers and to offer support for the government of the country on its path to democracy.

Progressives Well-Placed to Take Belgrade

Belgrade goes to the polls on March 16 with the ruling Serbian Progressive Party tipped to take control of the capital while the Democratic Party seems likely to lose the city for the first time in 14 years.

A poll conducted by Faktor Plus agency in February suggested that about 42.5 per cent of voters will support the Progressives, while about 17.4 will vote for the Democrats.