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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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.