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In Spending on Serbs Abroad, Serbia Looks to Maintain Influence

Visiting Montenegro this month for the funeral of a senior Serbian Orthodox bishop, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic stopped by the 'Serbian House' in Podgorica, founded in 2017 and opened in 2019 to promote Serbian science and culture in a country where 30 per cent of people identify as Serb.

EU-goslavia, headed by Belgrade?

Explaining this thought, he said the Western Balkans could become a new multiethnic entity made up of "six states", closely linked to the EU, headed by Belgrade.

Tourism in Slovenia suffers huge blow in October

Ljubljana – Tourism facilities in Slovenia recorded slightly more than 173,000 tourist arrivals in October, which is 63% less than in the same month last year, which is mostly attributed to the coronavirus epidemic and more specifically, the government locking down tourism facilities as of 24 October.

Serbia, Turkey eye stronger defense industry ties

Serbia and Turkey are looking to improve defense industry ties, defense and diplomatic officials from both countries said on Nov. 25. 

A meeting in the capital Belgrade between Serbian Defense Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic and Turkish Ambassador Tanju Bilgiç stressed the need for more cooperation in the field of equipment and modernization, said a Serbian Defense Ministry statement.

Serbia Pledges to Exhume Suspected Kosovar Mass Grave Soon

Exhumation of human remains - thought to be Kosovo Albanian victims of the Kosovo independence war - found at Kizevak, in Raska, in southern Serbia - should start next week, when the whole terrain is prepared for work, officials say.

The Crisis Staff made a decision on schools and kindergartens VIDEO

For now, there will be no closing of kindergartens, and students of lower grades of primary schools will stick to the current curriculum, and students from 5th to 8th grade will switch to the online system. High schools are also moving to online classes.
The holiday will begin on December 21.

The hardest day so far

22.231 people were tested, and 223 patients were on respirators.
There are 6.597 patients in hospital, and the death rate in Serbia is 0.93 percent.
Since the outbreak of the epidemic, 1.682.416 citizens have been tested, while 140.608 cases have been confirmed.

Insults Mar UN Conference on Bosnia Peace Accord Anniversary

A UN round table on the future of Bosnia and Herzegovina, marking 25 years since the signing of the Dayton Peace Accord, and organised by the Russian ambassador to the United Nations, Vasily Nebenzy, descended into insults and mutual accusations.

Final works on the construction of the COVID hospital in Batajnica PHOTO / VIDEO

Along with President Vui, the Minister of Defense Neboja Stefanovi, the Minister of Health Zlatibor Lonar, the Director of the Infectious Diseases Clinic Goran Stevanovi, the Mayor Zoran Radojii and the Deputy Mayor Goran Vesi also visited the construction site.
"Nobody expected that we could build such a magnificent hospital in four months," Vucic said on that occasion.