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Vucic on TV Prva on Saturday at 10 o'clock

On that occasion, numerous topics will be discussed, such as the situation in Kosovo and Metohija, plans for the average salary in Serbia to be 900 euros, as well as many others.

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One patient dies, 96 newly infected in Serbia

Thus, the total number of infected people has increased to 11.667 since the beginning of the epidemic, including 247 deaths.
In the last 24 hours, 4.795 people were tested, out of a total of 266.061.
Currently, 390 patients are hospitalized, and 12 of them are on a respirator. 6.391 people recovered.
The mortality rate in Serbia stands at 2.12 percent.

Partizan - Red Star for the Cup final!

It was decided by draw that Cukaricki - Vojvodina will meet on Banovo brdo and Partizan - Crvena zvezda should play at the stadium in Humska.
There were no goals in the last "eternal" derby on March 1, while Partizan celebrated in the previous two, including the final of last season's Cup at "Rajko Mitic", final score being 1: 0.

"Boycott of the elections is not an option"

He added that it is important for citizens to go to the polls.
"Elections are an important test of democracy, and politicians must present their political platforms and discuss the vision for the future," Fabrizi said at a press conference, adding that the elections were also the topic of his conversation with Prime Minister Brnabic today.

Serbia will be exposed to strong pressure

"We are open for talks. Thaci did all this with the help of the United States and will always ask to talk in their presence. Serbia will always talk, but all those measures that destroyed the possibility of free access to goods and capital must be removed. When that has been done, we will be ready to talk", Vucic pointed out.

Airlines see strong demand amid reopening

Turkey plans to resume international flights to 40 countries gradually as of June 10, the transport and infrastructure minister said on June 4. 

The international flights from Turkey will carry passengers firstly to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Bahrain, Bulgaria, Qatar, and Greece, Adil Karaismailoğlu said in a statement.

‘Mini Schengen’: A Balkan Breakthrough or Political Stunt?

As the EU's refusal to open accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia reverberated throughout the Western Balkans, the "mini Schengen" scheme launched in the northern Serbian city of Novi Sad took on extra significance. 

Montenegro has set the condition for opening the border with Serbia

He reiterated that citizens from countries with up to 25 patients per 100.000 inhabitants are allowed to enter, and in order for Serbia to enter the list of countries with such a ratio, it is necessary that "the number of patients be reduced to 2.000."
He believes that will soon change, as well as that the tourists from Serbia will travel to this country.

No new deaths, 69 newly infected in Serbia

No one died.
The mortality rate from coronavirus in Serbia is 2.13 percent, and the total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 245.
The number tested was 257.242, of which 11.523 were positive for coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic.
There are 12 people out of 466 hospitalized on the respirator.

Montenegro Accused of Violating Soldiers’ Rights Over Protest Ban

Montenegin Army Chief General Dragutin Dakic and Minister of Defense Predrag Boskovic in the military camp Danilovgrad. Photo: Montenegrin Ministry of Defense

On March 11, the Defence Ministry suspended an army officer for joining the protests over the new religion law that the Serbian Church - the largest faith group in the country - says could strip it of its property.

Balkans, Central Europe Failing to Prevent MPs’ Corruption – GRECO

Serbia, Turkey and Slovakia did not fully implement any GRECO recommendations on preventing corruption among parliamentarians in 2019, the latest annual report of the Council of Europe's Strasbourg-based Group of States Against Corruption, published on Wednesday said.

Kon: It is time to suspend the introduced measures

"We have reached the end, it is time to relax and I agree with Dr Nedstorovic (Branimir) that it is time to suspend the measures. We just need to respect a distance of one meter. Approaching people to less than one meter brings the possibility of contracting anything the other person has, not just coronavirus, "Kon explains to Pink.

Top Turkish diplomat discusses virus with counterparts

Turkey's foreign minister on June 2 spoke over the phone with his counterparts from four countries to discuss the fight against the novel coronavirus and the normalization process.

According to diplomatic sources, Mevlüt Çavuloğlu held phone conversation with Serbia's Ivica Dacic, Niger's Kalla Ankourao, Montenegro's Srdjan Darmanovic, and Chad's Cherif Mahamat Zene.