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In Serbia, 96 new cases of coronavirus, one person died

One person died. The mortality rate is now 2.05%.
During the last 24 hours, 6.098 people were tested, and a total of 319.581 tests have been done so far.
There are currently 568 active cases in Serbia, and there are 17 patients on respirators.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, 12.522 cases of coronavirus have been registered in Serbia, while 257 people have died.

Thousands Quarantined in Serbian Town for Refuelling Over Border

Several thousand residents of a small border town in Serbia had to spend almost a month in self-isolation because they had bought petrol over the border in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and so were classed as having re-entered the country from abroad.

"Serbia is too small to issue orders to the White House, however..."

He commented on the upcoming meeting in Washington, scheduled for June 27.
"I don't know what the topic will be, or which delegation will go. I expect a rational conversation. Serbia is small to command the White House, but big enough to emphasize its interests," he said.
He once again denied allegations that Serbia would recognize Kosovo on the eve of Vidovdan.

BIRN Fact-check: Has Serbia’s Ruling Party Kept Its Promises?

The current government in Serbia began its mandate in 2016 with Aleksandar Vucic as prime minister.

A year later, Vucic quit to become Serbian president, while Ana Brnabic took over the baton, becoming Serbia's first female and openly gay prime minister.

After taking office, in their speeches to parliament, the two of them made a total of 99 pledges.

US and EU Policy on Kosovo is in Disarray

Both the EU and the US opposed tariffs on the grounds that they are an obstacle to the resumption of Kosovo-Serbia dialogue. For the first time in decades, Kosovo found itself on the receiving end of international criticism, with the West effectively succumbing to Serbia's demand for an unconditional lifting of the tariffs as a condition to resume the dialogue.

Serbia, Kosovo Prepare for Restart of Talks in Washington

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic reacted warily on Tuesday after Richard Grenell, US president Donald Trump's special envoy for Serbia-Kosovo dialogue, announced talks at the White House on June 27 and said that Pristina and Belgrade had offered temporary concessions.

"Montenegro opens border with Serbia on Monday"

"We have information that on Friday, June 19, the National Coordination Body for Infectious Diseases (NCP) will recommend that the Montenegrin border be opened to all citizens coming from Serbia, and as of Monday, we will, I hope, establish normal movement between the two countries," he said.

Vucic: I feel ashamed to talk about the recognition of Kosovo on the eve of Vidovdan

"I am ashamed to even answer to the question whether Serbia will recognize Kosovo on the eve of Vidovdan. I am ashamed, because it says more about them. It will never be on our agenda. It speaks about what others have done," he said.
He pointed out that we are facing a difficult period, which will commence with the arrival of Miroslav Lajcak.

Vucic: Porsche made in Cacak PHOTO / VIDEO

Today, President Aleksandar Vucic visited the plant of the new factory "Vorwerk" in Cacak, which also produces parts for Porsches and other most famous car brands, and said that - there is no Porsche without Cacak.

It's officially confirmed: Serbian tourists can go to Greece

Milan Vukosavljevic, our consul in Athens, managed to get the Promachonas border crossing, i.e. border checkpoint Kulata, open for our tourists who are waiting all day.
As "Novosti" finds out, our tourists are slowly crossing the border checkpoint and moving towards summer resorts.

Final outcome: "Border with Greece open only to EU citizens"

The opening of the border came an hour after it was officially announced that it would be opened, and EU citizens who want to enter Bulgaria must first fill in a questionnaire stating their full name and place where they are traveling, BTA reports.

In Serbia, 57 newly infected, one person died

One person died bringing total death toll in Serbia to 255.
5.085 people were tested, during the last 24 hundred, while a total of 308.013 people were tested in Serbia since the beginning of the epidemic.
There are 551 active cases, while 15 people are on respirators.