Latest News from Serbia

Grenell announced the date of the Belgrade - Pristina meeting in the White House

"We are happy to announce that the leaders of Kosovo and Serbia will meet at the White House for a negotiation on September 2", Grenell wrote on his Twitter account.
Grenell did not give more details.

We are happy to announce that the leaders of Kosovo and Serbia will meet at the White House for a negotiation on September 2. @realDonaldTrump @robertcobrien @WHNSC

Azerbaijani Ambassador to Serbia arrested

According to the press service of the State Security of Azerbaijan, he was arrested on suspicion of embezzling a large sum of money from the budget.
It was also published on the official website of the state security of Azerbaijan.

Serbia Risks Civil Strife After Imitation Elections

The government and the opposition accuse each other, moving the political struggle from institutions to the individual level.

Thus, politics is reduced to personal confrontations between politicians, instead of discussions about ideas and political programmes. In such clashes, the citizens who do not see a political option that can articulate their dissatisfaction are most at a loss.

Three people died, 247 newly infected

This is the lowest number of deaths within 24 hours from the coronavirus since June 27, when two people died.
There are a total of 78 patients on respirators.
A total of 780.097 people were tested in Serbia.
Total death toll since the beginning of the epidemic is 661.
The number of hospitalized patients in the last 24 hours is 208.

The draft Law on protecting KLA values was not adopted

Deputies of the Self-Determination movement Vetvendosje and deputies of the Democratic Alliance of Kosovo did not vote today for the Draft Law on Protection of KLA War Values, Kosovo online reports.
Only 35 deputies voted in favor of the law, while one was against.

"Their whole policy is based on lies"

"It will be discussed today and tomorrow, the decision has not been made yet. It is motivated by the need to protect the country when it comes to epidemiological reasons," he says, adding that the government will discuss it today, and that it will be a topic of tomorrow's Crisis Staff meeting.

Confirmed: Serbia introduces PCR test and quarantine for foreigners

He emphasized for Tanjug that at the next session of the Crisis Staff, which will be held this week, it will be specified which countries it will refer to.
As he stated, Serbia now has a better epidemiological situation than a month ago, and that needs to be preserved.

In Serbia, 254 newly infected, six people died

Six more people died.
According to the data from the site, the total number of registered cases is 28.751, while 770.997 got tested.
In the last 24 hours, 8.768 people were tested, out of which another 254 cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed.
In the past day, six people died and a total of 658 patients died in Serbia as a result of COVID-19.

Many socialists would "fly over" to the SNS?

If the president of Serbia and the Serbian Progressive Party, Aleksandar Vucic, decides to form a new government without the Socialists, it will not only greatly weaken the SPS, but will also jeopardize Ivica Dacic's position as the head of the party, "Danas" sources from the Serbian political scene claim.

Kon: The vaccine will not provide the safest protection; Masks for a longer period

Kon told RTS that the numbers still show that we have no "zero" situation anywhere.
He pointed out that the creation of collective immunity without vaccination would take several years, so much is expected from the vaccine.
"Miracle is expected from a vaccine, and miracles generally don't happen", Kon pointed out.

Don’t Blame Balkan Citizens For the Latest COVID Surge

What explains this shift, from being the region that initially had among the fewest cases in Europe, to a surge?

Some country-specific reasons might explain individual cases, such as recent elections in Serbia and North Macedonia, or the government crisis in Kosovo, or protests in Montenegro and Serbia. However, none provides an overarching regional perspective.

Dr Kisić Tepavčević explained how the first day of school will look like

Kisi Tepvaevi emphasized the importance of implementing the prescribed protection measures in the fight against coronavirus in schools and added that students can wear protective masks made of any material.
She told RTS that the first day of the new school year will be dedicated to educating elementary and high school students about coronavirus prevention.

In Serbia, 235 newly infected, six people died

Six people died.
In the last 24 hours, 8.086 people were tested for coronavirus, 235 of them were positive, while, unfortunately, six people died.
According to the latest official data from the Ministry of Health, there are 91 patients on respirators in hospitals throughout Serbia, which is the lowest number since July 5 (81).