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Leaders of the Democratic Party of Serbia and the United Regions of Serbia have resigned after their parties failed to cross the threshold to enter parliament for the first time.
The DSS leader resigns after election defeat Kostunica defeated Milosevic, Vucic sends him into retirement
After 22 years at the top of the Democratic Party of Serbia (DSS) and the highest state posts occupied after victory over Slobodan Milosevic, Vojislav Kostunica has resigned since his party failed to go over the census in just held parliamentary elections.
"Under no circumstances can the cases of Kosovo and Crimea be compared," Prime Minister Thaci told the online magazine Business New Europe.
Referring to Russia’s union with Crimea on March 18, Thaci said the situation could not be compared to Kosovo, "either in its legal, political or historical circumstances.
BELGRADE - The new Serbian government should carry out significant reforms related primarily to the public sector, but also to adopting systemic laws and improving the business environment in the country, Matteo Patrone, the director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) office in Belgrade, said on Wednesday.
"Serbian municipalities should join Albania and Kosovo"
BELGRADE -- A leader of ethnic Albanians in the south has said that "if Russia can annex Crimea" southern Serbian municipalities should be given the right to join Kosovo.
According to reports, Jonuz Musliu spoke about the municipalities of Preševo and Bujanovac "uniting with Albania and Kosovo."
Izetbegović: Vučić is welcome in Sarajevo
SARAJEVO -- Chairman of the Bosnia-Herzegovina Presidency Bakir Izetbegović has invited SNS leader Aleksandar Vučić to visit Bosnia.
He said Vučić was "welcome in Sarajevo."
The invitation came following the victory of the Serb Progressive Party (SNS) in early parliamentary elections in Serbia held last Sunday.