Latest News from Serbia
Serbia's stance on Ukraine "must be responsible"
BELGRADE -- Serbia's view concerning the situation in Ukraine "has to be and will be completely responsible" and will not be adopted by the outgoing government.
This is according to the SNS party leader and deputy prime minister in the caretaker cabinet, Aleksandar Vučić said on Saturday.
15 years since start of NATO's war against Serbia
BELGRADE -- 15 years ago today NATO launched its campaign of aerial attacks against Serbia, then a part of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SRJ, FRY).
The western military alliance made the decision to attack Serbia without the approval of the UN Security Council, which was considered "a precedent."
Serbian MFA summons Ukraine's charge d'affairs
BELGRADE -- Serbia's Foreign Minister Ivan Mrkić over the weekend on "invited the Ukrainian embassy charge d'affaires to a meeting," Tanjug has reported.
The meeting was "to discuss Ukraine's promotional video about joining the EU that featured a map of Europe without Serbia."
BELGRADE - Serbia's Tijana Bogdanovic won on Sunday the gold medal at the taekwondo junior world championship in Chinese Taipei, beating Spain's Lidia Garcia 9-5.
This was Serbia's first gold medal in junior competition and second gold on the international stage, since Bogdanovic won the European championship last year.
BELGRADE - The Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS) is ready to discuss cooperation in the next government with the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), SPS leader Ivica Dacic said on Sunday.
"We are not setting any terms for anyone, asking anything or offering ourselves to anyone," he said, adding that the SPS wanted this because it was in Serbia's best interest.
BRUSSELS - The EU is not the one behind the Brussels agreement, but the prime ministers of Serbia and Kosovo, EU High Representative Catherine Ashton has said at a panel discussion of the Brussels Forum.
She said at an annual forum of the German Marshall Fund the Brussels agreement was not her doing, but of Serbia's Prime Minister Ivica Dacic and Kosovo's Prime Minister Hasim Taci.
MIAMI - Serbia's Novak Djokovic has reached the 4th round of the ATP Masters tournament in Miami after Germany's Florian Meier withdrew from the competition citing injury.
Their match was scheduled for Sunday.
Djokovic's next opponent will be the winner of the match between Tommy Robredo of Spain and Julien Benneteau of France.
BELGRADE, OSLO - Serbia's State Secretary for the Interior Vladimir Bozovic has said in Oslo that UNMIK and EULEX should be more committed to solving the problems of the Kosovo Serbs, as well as battling organized crime and corruption.
He visited Norway March 21-22 and met with State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Bard Glad.