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Number of fake asylum seekers "reduced"
BELGRADE -- The number of fake asylum seekers from Serbia has been reduced since the beginning of the year, including the number of those seeking asylum in Germany.
There the problem was "the most acute," Nenad Banović, president of a commission tasked with monitoring the visa-free regime, said on Wednesday.
15 years since NATO airstrike on Chinese embassy
BELGRADE -- Wreaths were laid on Wednesday at the site in Belgrade where three Chinese journalists died 15 years ago in a NATO airstrike on the Chinese embassy.
China's Ambassador to Serbia Zhang Wanxue and Journalists' Association of Serbia (UNS) President Ljiljana Smajlović took part in the ceremony.
BELGRADE - Nenad Banovic, president of the Commission tasked with monitoring the visa-free regime, stated on Wednesday that the number of fake asylum seekers from Serbia has reduced since the beginning of the year, including the number of those seeking asylum in Germany, where the problem was the most acute.
Serbia won't change Russia policy, expects Lavrov's visit
VIENNA -- Serbia respects the territorial integrity of UN member-states, but will never adopt measures against Russia or oppose Moscow.
This is what Serbia's Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić said at a Council of Europe ministerial meeting in Vienna on Tuesday.
A nationalist deputy in the Russian Duma, Mikhail Degtyarev, has warned Montenegro not to join NATO, saying the country could potentially be targeted by Russian missiles.
A Podgorica-based website, IN4S, quoted the member of the Liberal Democrat Party as saying that Montenegro would become “a legitimate target of Russian missiles” if it joined the alliance.
“Serbia remains a loyal friend of Russia,” Ivica Dacic, Serbia's Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, told his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, on the sidelines of a ministerial session of the Council of Europe held in Vienna on Tuesday.