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EAST SARAJEVO - Serbian First Deputy PM and FM Ivica Dacic met with Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik in East Sarajevo on Monday.
They spoke at the Republika Srpska office in East Sarajevo ahead of a Republika Srpska Day parade.
According to a statement released by Dodik's office, they discussed joint projects by Serbia and Republika Srpska.
BELGRADE - The head of the Serbian parliamentary committee on Kosovo-Metohija Milovan Drecun said on Monday KFOR's negative response to Serbia's request for a return of its security forces to Kosovo-Metohija was a political decision and that over 300 ethnically motivated attacks against Serbs in the province were not seen by KFOR as threats to peace and stability.
DUBAI - Serbian PM Ana Brnabic said on Monday a Serbia-UAE FTA was expected to be signed within three months and that the Serbian government would submit to the UAE its comments on a draft of the agreement during the day.
In a statement to Tanjug, Brnabic said the signing of a FTA would help boost bilateral economic cooperation, which she noted was definitely below the potential.
ADELAIDE - Serbia's top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic has won the Adelaide ATP tournament after defeating young American Sebastian Korda 6-7 (8-10), 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 in the final on Sunday.
In a dress rehearsal for the Australian Open, Djokovic won after over three hours of play, demonstrating that he is ready to fight for a 10th title in Melbourne.
ZAGREB - Serbian FM Ivica Dacic said on Friday in Zagreb dialogue on equal grounds and with mutual respect was the path to a resolution of open issues between Serbia and Croatia.
At a Christmas reception hosted by the Serb National Council, Dacic said his message was that the two countries should try to find a common interest even when they did not think alike.
ADELAIDE - Serbia's top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic is through to the semi-finals of the Adelaide ATP tournament after defeating Canadian Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4 on Friday.
Djokovic now has an 8-0 head-to-head record against Shapovalov.