Latest News from Serbia

Vucic: Partnership with Germany to help our economic growth

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Tuesday he had signed with German Ambassador to Belgrade Anke Konrad a joint statement of intent between the Office of the President of the Republic of Serbia and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action.

Mali, EBRD's Schlup discuss EPS, railways

BELGRADE - Serbian Finance Minister Sinisa Mali and EBRD Director Rosmarie Schlup held an online meeting on Monday to discuss a joint investment into a Belgrade-Nis-Presevo railway line section and a project aimed at providing financial assistance to Serbia's national electric power company EPS.

British warn - Prevent the new outbreak in Kosovo...

In an article analyzing the situation in the Western Balkans, titled "Europe needs to do more", the Guardian states that in December "local disputes" led to the installation of barricades in the north of Kosovo, which is mainly inhabited by Serbs.

Dacic meets with Dodik in East Sarajevo

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.

Serbia in 58th place in Global Firepower rankings

BELGRADE - In the latest rankings published by the US-based Global Firepower website, Serbia is placed 58th out of 145 countries, ranking higher than any other country in the region in terms of military strength.

Compared to the previous rankings, Serbia has moved up from the 61st position.

Drecun: KFOR's response political

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.

Brnabic: FTA with UAE to be signed within three months

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.

Brnabic: We will request additional guarantees for Kosovo-Metohija Serbs

DUBAI - Commenting on KFOR's negative response to Serbia's request for a return of its security forces to Kosovo-Metohija, Serbian PM Ana Brnabic said that "what KFOR says is one thing and the reality is another thing," and noted that the reality was that Serbs were not safe in Kosovo-Metohija.

Djokovic overcomes Korda to claim Adelaide title

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.

Vucic: KFOR has given negative response to request for return of Serbian troops

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Sunday KFOR had given a negative response to Serbia's request for a return of its army and police troops to Kosovo-Metohija, and noted that the response had "accidentally" been delivered on Orthodox Christmas Eve.

What pays better: To pay your or your landlord’s rent

It didn't take long for the housing loan installments to "soar" up by 100 euros, while at the same time, the prices of apartments for sale constantly grow, affecting rents to increase by up to 50 percent.

Dacic: Belgrade-Zagreb relations should be redefined

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.

Djokovic beats Shapovalov, to face Medvedev in Adelaide semis

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.

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