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Vucevic: We are strengthening defence capabilities to protect our sovereignty

BELGRADE - Serbia is a militarily neutral country but, in view of the geopolitical situation, it must engage further on boosting its defence capabilities to protect its sovereignty, Defence Minister Milos Vucevic said on Thursday.

Vucevic was commenting on negative reactions from the West over Serbia's recent acquisition of a Russian-made anti-UAV system.

Dacic: CoE recommendation for so-called Kosovo violates Serbian interests

BELGRADE - Serbian FM Ivica Dacic said on Thursday a decision by the Committee on Political Affairs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to accept a recommendation to admit the so-called Kosovo to the CoE was a direct violation of Serbia's interests and territorial integrity and sovereignty, as well as a violation of the principles the CoE rested upon.

Djukanovic sends protest letter to NATO PA president

BELGRADE - The head of Serbia's standing delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) Vladimir Djukanovic has sent a letter of protest to the body's President Michal Szczerba following announcements the status of the so-called Kosovo's assembly in the NATO PA could be promoted from observer to associate member, and noted that the Serbian parliament could reassess the purposefulness o

Vucic: Preparations for Easter Assembly proceeding excellently

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met with Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik on Wednesday, and noted that preparations for a Serbia-Republika Srpska Easter Assembly were proceeding excellently.

He added that he was confident many important and useful decisions for the Serbs would be prepared for the event.

Vulin: West will try to pass genocide resolution against Serbia, Serbs

BELGRADE - Speaking about pressure on Serbia and Republika Srpska, former Security Information Agency chief Aleksandar Vulin said on Wednesday Western powers planned to pass a genocide resolution against Serbia and the Serbs in the UN General Assembly.

Serbia on Edge: Race to Find Missing Toddler Near Bulgarian Border Intensifies

A race against time unfolds in Serbia as emergency services mobilize to locate two-year-old Danka Ilić, who vanished from Banjsko Polje near Bor. The activation of the "Find Me" system, akin to an Amber Alert, marks a first for Serbia, underlining the urgency of the situation.

Djokovic parts ways with longtime coach Ivanisevic

BELGRADE - Serbia's Novak Djokovic, the world number one in men's tennis singles, has parted ways with coach Goran Ivanisevic.

In social media posts, Djokovic has announced his cooperation with the Croatian had come to an end after five years.

He added that his friendship with Ivanisevic was "solid as a rock."

Discussions with IMF mission completed

BELGRADE - Discussions between an International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission and a delegation of the Republic of Serbia were completed on Tuesday, the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) said in a statement, noting that "macroeconomic outturns under the programme remain strong, with growth recovering, a solid fiscal position, ongoing disinflation, record-high FX reserves and a strong labour market." <

Orlic: New government to be formed within legal timeframe

BELGRADE - Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) deputy leader Vladimir Orlic said on Tuesday the new Serbian government would be formed within the legal timeframe and that, in globally challenging times, Serbia needed stability, security, patience and wisdom.

Drecun: Support for so-called Kosovo aimed at getting it into NATO

BELGRADE - Serbian MP Milovan Drecun said on Tuesday an announced Council of Europe (CoE) debate on the so-called Kosovo's admission to the organisation and Monday's UN Security Council vote that had not backed a Russia-proposed discussion on the 25th anniversary of the 1999 NATO aggression on the then Federal Republic of Yugoslavia represented support for the false state of "Kosovo" that was a

Dacic: CoE session aimed at securing independence for so-called Kosovo

NEW YORK - Serbian First Deputy PM and FM Ivica Dacic said on Monday an upcoming Council of Europe (CoE) session on the so-called Kosovo's admission to the organisation had been called to secure independence for the so-called Kosovo and was a follow-up to the 1999 NATO aggression on the then Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

Vucic to meet with ambassadors of Quint states Wednesday

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic will meet with the ambassadors of Quint states - the US, the UK, France, Italy and Germany - in Belgrade on Wednesday.

The meeting will also be attended by the head of the EU Delegation to Serbia, the Presidency of Serbia announced in a statement.