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Djokovic is not going to Montenegro - Adria Tour canceled!

Despite the desire and efforts for the biggest tennis stars in the region to gather in Montenegro on June 27 and 28, that will not be the case.
The director of Adria Tour, Djordje Djokovic, spoke out about this situation.

76 newly infected, one person died

In the last 24 hours, 3.328 people were tested.
The total number of infected climbed to 12.251.
There are 15 people on respirators, while the number of active cases is 533.
The number of coronavirus victims since the beginning of the epidemic in Serbia reached 253.

Dr Kisic Tepavcevic explained how almost 4.000 people recovered overnight

She said for the morning program of Prva TV that the Crisis Staff makes recommendations, and that each of us behaves depending on our personal risk assessment.
"Any visit to an indoor event with more people and contact longer than 15 minutes at a distance of less than one meter is considered risky," she explained.

Turkey sends medical aid to Serbia

A truck carrying medical supplies reached Serbia on June 12 from Turkey.

The aid will help the country combat the coronavirus pandemic.

The supplies were sent by Turkey's Health Ministry and Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK) upon the directives of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

"Kosovo and Metohija one of the key topics during Lavrov's visit to Serbia"

He also said that it would be one of the key topics during the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Sergey Lavrov, to Belgrade on June 18.
Botsan-Kharchenko said that this would be Lavrov's first trip abroad after the coronavirus pandemic.

Vucic on Kosovo and Metohija: Serious competition between Washington DC and Brussels

"I hadn't received any proposal yet," he said.
When asked if we expect an ultimatum and if we have the strength to respond to the ultimatum, he answers:
He says that the new platform of Kosovo officials for solving the problem of Kosovo is just a "list of good wishes of irresponsible politicians".

Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev: Four New Orders in Epidemic Situation from June 15 to 30

The Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev issued four orders in connection with the extension of the emergency epidemic situation from June 15 to June 30 this year.

The fourth order concerns the mandatory isolation and / or hospital treatment in confirmed cases of COVID-19, as well as the quarantine of contact persons.

Dendias reiterates Greek support for Serbia’s EU path, position on Kosovo

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias reiterated Greece's steadfast support of Serbia's European perspective in a meeting with his Serbian counterpart Ivica Dacic in Athens on Friday.

"The aim of Greek foreign policy is the integration of the Western Balkans in the European family," he said in a written statement after the meeting.

50 production lines of final products

"In the Budimka brand, we have recognized a new business challenge and one of strategic importance. In the past few months, we have reconstructed 5.000 square meters of production plant, built new infrastructure, water supply and gas boiler room. By June 20, we will put the reconstructed factory into operation for processing and buying raspberries, blackberries, cherries, etc.

Thaci to Quit Kosovo Politics Once Presidential Term Ends

After more than 20 years spent in Kosovo's political arena, President Hashim Thaci on Thursday announced that he will no longer be involved in politics once his mandate ends in April next year.

Turkey Reopens Traffic to Foreign Citizens, Greece - 7-Day Quarantine until June 15

Turkey has reopened traffic  to foreign citizens travelling in cars, vans and buses. Outbound freight traffic from Bulgaria at Lesovo border checkpoint is heavy, and normal at Kapitan Andreevo.

As of 15 June, 2020, at the border with Greece, citizens of EU countries are subject to a 7-day quarantine upon entry into the country at an address indicated by them. 

Vucic: The recognition of Kosovo is not on the agenda

"We are ready to negotiate, but ... there is no white flag," Vucic said in an interview with Reuters.
According to him, dialogue is welcome if it is a dialogue, in which it would be considered what is possible and what is a compromise.

Bosnian Serb Ex-Officer Goes on Trial for Village Attack

The trial of Mile Ujic, who is accused of persecuting Bosniak civilians during a widespread and systematic attack in the Rogatica area, opened at the Bosnian state court in Sarajevo on Thursday.

Serbian Court Urged to Convict Bosnian War Prison Commander

Serbia's war crimes prosecutor said in his closing statement to Belgrade Higher Court on Thursday that all the evidence showed that Husein Mujanovic was guilty of abusing Serbs held at a wartime prison that he commanded in Hrasnica.

Prosecutor Mioljub Vitorovic said the evidence "indisputably established that Husein Mujanovic committed the criminal act with which he is charged".