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Ashton: Serbia "can be example to others in region"

Ashton: Serbia "can be example to others in region"

BELGRADE -- EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton voiced confidence on Monday that Serbia can be the example to others in the region.

According to the EU official, the country "can show them what can be achieved through hard work and leadership."

Ashton Congratulates Serbia's New Leaders

Catherine Ashton, EU foreign policy chief, met Serbia's new Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Aleksandar Vucic and Ivica Dacic, in Belgrade on Monday.

“I am absolutely delighted that I was able to make a special visit to Serbia today, to have the opportunity to congratulate you in person and to talk about the work that lies ahead,” she said.

Ten Vucic’s commandments

Ten Vucic’s commandments

In a three-hour long expose by the new Serbia Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic one could have heard a large number of almost messages of enlightment to an average citizen illustrated by quotes of famous thinkers.

1. Work and saving is your God

Police focus on stopping illegal drugs in Macedonia, Serbia

Police focus on stopping illegal drugs in Macedonia, Serbia

Police employ a systematic approach to combat street drug dealing.

Police are moving against street-level drug dealers in the Balkans. [Tomislav Georgiev/SETimes]

Miscevic welcomes Ashton’s support for new government

BELGRADE– Serbia’s chief negotiator in accession talks with EU Tanja Miscevic said that European foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton came to Belgrade Monday to offer support for the new government and Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic in the process of European integration and in tough economic reforms ahead.

Parliament speaker confers with EU foreign policy chief

BELGRADE - Serbian Parliament Speaker Maja Gojkovic has said on Monday in talks with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton that Serbia reached a consensus on EU integration as a foreign policy priority, noting that there is not a single party in the parliament that is against the country's EU accession.

Ashton: Serbia example to others in region

BELGRADE - EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton has voiced confidence on Monday that Serbia can be the example to others in the region, and show them what can be achieved through hard work and leadership.

Addressing the Serbian parliament during a special session, Ashton noted that some tough choices will also have to be made in the process.

Serbian projects presented to UAE businessmen

DUBAI/BELGRADE - Leading members of the chambers of commerce and industry of the Ajman and Umm al-Quwain emirates met the delegation of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (PKS) and expressed interest in the imports of bottled water from Serbia, cooperation in the field of animal husbandry and investment in Serbia.

Nikolić: Recognition of Kosovo is unacceptable

Nikolić: Recognition of Kosovo is unacceptable

BELGRADE -- Serbia wants to become a part of the EU as soon as possible and is willing to compromise on anything during the talks with the EU, says Tomislav Nikolić.

Izetbegović invites Vučić to Sarajevo conference

Izetbegović invites Vučić to Sarajevo conference

SARAJEVO -- Bosnian Presidency Bakir Izetbegović told Tanjug on Monday that he has already invited Serbian PM Aleksandar Vučić to participate in a Sarajevo conference.

The 5th international investment conference Sarajevo Business Forum will take place on May 14 and 15.

Izetbegovic invites Vucic to Sarajevo

SARAJEVO - Chairman of the Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) Presidency Bakir Izetbegovic told Tanjug on Monday that he has already invited Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic to participate in the 5th international investment conference Sarajevo Business Forum, set to take place on May 14-15 in Sarajevo.

Vucic:We want to put country in order,Ashton pledged support

BELGRADE – Serbia’s Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Monday that Serbia will be the first in this part of Europe to launch talks on the rule of law Chapters 23 and 24 as early as next year, a clear sign that we want to put the country in order, and European foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton pledged EU assistance today.

EU's Ashton meets with new head of Serbian government

EU's Ashton meets with new head of Serbian government

BELGRADE -- After her talks with top Serbian officials, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said it was "wonderful to see Serbia on its path towards the EU."

All-Female Islamic School Opens in Montenegro

The all-female madrassa, which was launched in the village of Miljes on Sunday, is a religious high school which is intended to give pupils a basic knowledge of Islamic culture and religion.

Its construction was funded by a Kuwaiti foundation, Rahma al-Alamiya, and will be able to take in around 200 girls.

Linta: Refugees support new gov't in achieving priorities

BELGRADE – Miodrag Linta, president of the Coalition of Refugee Associations in Serbia, said Monday that he is offering his full support to the new government of Serbia, headed by Aleksandar Vucic, in achieving the key priorities for the next four years.

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