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Serbian Orthodox bishops have voiced concern for the image of the Church after their leader, Patriarch Irinej, on Tuesday handed President Aleksandar Vucic a prestigious award for the "great deeds" he had done for Serbia and Kosovo.
A group of 14 bishops said in a letter to the Patriarch sent the same evening that they feared the reputation of the Church might be tarnished.
Romanian-Dutch duo Horia Tecau/Jean-Julien Rojer advanced on Wednesday to the round of sixteen of the men's doubles event of the ATP Masters 1000 tournament in Shanghai, featuring total prizes of 7,473,620 US dollars, following their 7-5, 6-3 victory against the pair made up of Diego Schwartzman (Argentina)/Joao Sousa (Portugal).
Cedomir Jovanovic said that "Kosovo has shown a high degree of democratic culture in the electoral process and that now is the time to bring that energy into regional cooperation".
According to the first Central Election Commission's preliminary results, Kurti received the strongest support from the citizens of Kosovo and Metohija in the last snap elections.
"National unity of Albanians cannot happen within the European Union," Kurti said in an interview with KTV, the first since declaring an election victory.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the three members of the Bosnian tripartite presidency attended a ceremony on Tuesday in Sremska Raca in north-west Serbia to mark the official start of construction work on the highway that will link Belgrade and Sarajevo.
The European integration of the Western Balkan countries will strengthen the European Union and consolidate peace, solidarity, prosperity in the Balkan region, Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila stated at the signing event of the Joint Declaration on the integration of the Western Balkans countries in the EU.
That is why he does not want to speak with those that the Serbs elected, Director of the Government Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Djuric added.
He added that the current situation cannot be continued and that an agreement must be reached, on which he will strongly engage, and will first visit Pristina, because, he says, he already knows Serbia well.
"One thing is clear: Kosovo and Serbia must reach an agreement. That is important. I will do everything I can to meet this priority", Borrell said.