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Vučić: "I just heard the most beautiful thing for Jagodina"

"Fischer automotive systems" opens a factory for the production of parts and accessories for high-class cars, the Assembly of the City of Jagodina told Tanjug.
Vui says that this is a great thing for us. "We will still have to try to provide jobs for all people who want to work. The more German companies come, the better," he said.

North Macedonia Returns Part of Serbian Parliament’s Historic Fence

At a ceremony in front of the Serbian parliament in Belgrade, the mayor of Ohrid in North Macedonia, Konstantin Georgieski, on Thursday returned a four-meter-long fragment of the old fence surrounding the Serbian parliament to its current speaker, Ivica Dacic.

"We did well"

"My position is that it should have been difficult to prevent it, considering how we live in the 21st century," said the director of the Office of the World Health Organization in Serbia, Marija Ivanua.
According to him, at the outbreak of the pandemic, some countries failed to establish a system of preventive measures.

Week in Review: Making Bad Situations Worse

Wrong Direction

The House of the National Assembly in Belgrade, Serbia, 28 April 2020. EPA-EFE/ANDREJ CUKIC

Serbia's existing legislation on access to information provides a good framework - at least in theory - for those seeking to hold government to account. In practice, of course, it is routinely undermined and ignored by authorities determined to undermine transparency.

Dismissed for supporting Mladic

The reason for that is the support for the general of the former VRS, Ratko Mladic, who was sentenced to life imprisonment in The Hague for crimes during the past war in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Vukovic posted on his Facebook profile, along with a photo of general Mladic's hat:

Decrease in the number of newly infected

Eight people from COVID-19 died.
Today, 9.390 samples were tested.
There are 510 patients in hospital, 20 on respirators.
Just to reiterate that a total of 4.844.882 doses of coronavirus vaccine have been consumed in Serbia so far.

Vučić congratulated Jokić: "We are proud of you"

Nikola Joki wins the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award for 2020-2021.
President Vucic wished Nikola Jokic to remain on the throne of the best basketball players and said that Serbia is proud of him.

Date set for the new round of dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina

The information was announced by the spokesperson of the EU external affairs service (EEAS), Peter Stano.
"The meeting will be attended by the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vui, and for the first time, the new Prime Minister of Kosovo, Albin Kurti," announced Stano.

Serbian Tabloids Hail ‘Hero’ Ratko Mladic After Verdict

The UN war crimes tribunal's final verdict sentencing Ratko Mladic to life imprisonment was the front-page news in many Serbian newspapers on Wednesday morning, accompanied by condemnations of the allegedly "anti-Serb" court in The Hague.

Serbia’s Nikola Jokic Wins Top US Basketball Award

The 26-year old Serbian international Nikola Jokic on Tuesday was given the coveted Most Valuable Player, MVP, award by the US National Basketball Association league, the world's premier men's basketball league.

Serbian State Security Officials’ Verdict Due by June 30

The president of International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals, Carmel Agius, told the UN Security Council on Tuesday evening that the verdict in the retrial of Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic is still on track to be delivered this month.

"Vucic turned on the light" VIDEO

"Vui turned on the light, he presented the facts (which indicate) a selective approach towards the convicts. Vui does not allow Serbia to be trampled on", Djuri said in an interview for TV Prva and pointed out that our country does not want to live in the 90s.

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