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PRILUZJE - The survival of Serbs in Kosovo-Metohija (KiM) depends on the resolution of security issues, but also on the employment opportunities for young people, said Nenad Borovcanin, State Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports on Friday, addressing the young residents of Priluzje, a Serb-majority village in the municipality of Vucitrn, northeastern KiM.
"Nicefoods Restaurants" says it will appeal against a judgment of the Novi Sad Court, which fined it 100,000 dinars (about 860 euro) for not allowing Roma children to enter McDonald's in the city of Novi Sad in 2012.
"Nicefoods Restaurants respect the ruling... but we will use our right and appeal the decision," the company said in a statement.
Ahead of the next round of Kosovo-Serbia talks in Brussels on normalising relations, government and opposition parties have exchanged barbs on whether last spring's accord with Serbia is delivering results.
Glauk Konjufca, a lawmaker of the opposition nationalistic Vetevendosje movement accused the government of failing to integrate the Serb-dominated northern part of Kosovo.
Bulgaria will participate in the construction of a floating liquefied natural gas terminal near the Greek city of Kavala in a bid to secure constant access to natural gas.
Talks on the project are to be wrapped up by end-2014, according to the authorities in Athens, as cited by the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR).
Olexandr Kirichenko, the chargé d'affaires of the Ukraine embassy in Serbia, told TV Nova that Ukraine is disappointed that Serbia had not taken a clear stance on the Russian annexation of the Crimean peninsula.
Thaci's statement "irresponsible and untrue"
BELGRADE -- The Serbian Government Office for Kosovo and Metohija has strongly condemned a statement by Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci.
Earlier this week, he said that Serbian forces "committed genocide in Kosovo."
In its reaction, the office stressed that this claim was "irresponsible and untrue."
VIENNA - The ties between Austria and Serbia are better than ever and can only be expected to become stronger, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivan Mrkic has said.
"In many areas our cooperation has been exemplary," Mrkic told Tanjug on Thursday after a Serbian delegation headed by President Tomislav Nikolic ended the first day of its official visit to Vienna.