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Serbian City Cherishes Memories of Israeli Leader’s Ancestors

Yair Lapid rocked the world when his coalition unseated Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu - but far from Tel Aviv, in Serbia's Vojvodina province, many Jews still remember his Novi Sad-born father.

Angela Merkel's farewell message: Serbia in the EU

She told her successors that the process should not be interrupted and that, despite the need for a lot of engagement and patience, they should use the opportunity to accept the countries of the Western Balkans - Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and North Macedonia.

A big leap in the number of newly infected

Three people died.
There are four patients on the respirator, and 9.383 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.
A total of 292 people were hospitalized, it was published on the official website of the Ministry of Health of Serbia. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, a total of 717.812 cases of coronavirus have been registered, among 4.514.773 tested samples.

Τourism trending upward on Corfu

The course of tourism in Corfu is on the rise since the beginning of the tourist season, with over 45 daily flights from Europe, while the occupancy of the five-star and six-star hotels now reaches 60% -70%. At the same time more than 200 cruise ships are expected to reach the port of the island.

Serbia Signs Agreement to Produce Chinese Sinopharm Vaccine

Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation with China and the United Arab Emirates on Monday for the production of the Chinese Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine in Serbia.

Two topics on the table of the Crisis Staff

These are the fourth wave of coronavirus caused by the delta strain, whose peak is expected in September at the latest, and the introduction of the third dose of the vaccine, for which the recommendation will be known in the next two weeks.

"This is a historic moment for Serbia"

This was said today by the Minister of Innovation and Technological Development, Nenad Popovi.
"This is a historic moment for Serbia. As a result of our excellent political relations, new perspectives have opened up for the development of our economic ties, which are of key importance for our country, economy and citizens," Popovic told the Russian Agency TASS.

EU Rule-of-Law Mission in Kosovo ‘Failed’, Claims Judge

Malcolm Simmons, a former head judge for the EU rule-of-law mission in Kosovo, EULEX told the Kosovo parliamentary commission on legislation on Monday that the mission prioritised putting prominent wartime figures on trial despite having little evidence, and failed to protect witnesses and deliver justice.

Lockdown again? The numbers are rising again, the fourth wave is threatening;

The fourth wave of coronavirus has already arrived in some countries, some are still waiting for it, and it is inevitable in Serbia as well, experts say, considering that the opportunity to reach the expected percentage of immunization was not used.
How the states will welcome this wave depends on exactly how many citizens have been vaccinated.

Candles Lit Outside Serbian Presidency to Commemorate Srebrenica

Activists from the Youth Initiative for Human Rights and other anti-war groups gathered in front of the Serbian presidency building on Sunday evening to light candles to commemorate victims of the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica by Bosnian Serb forces in July 1995.

The activists also held up a banner with the slogan "It shouldn't happen to anyone again".

Crisis Staff session scheduled. Doctors are worried. "We follow the figures closely"

She said that the doctors were very worried and repeated the appeal to the young people to get vaccinated.
"President Vucic and I follow the figures on two-hour basis, we see how it is in the municipalities and cities. The safest situation is in those local governments with the largest number of vaccinated," Brnabic told TV Pink.

"It's impossible to talk to Kurti"

She pointed out that it was impossible to talk to the Prime Minister of the Interim Institutions of Pristina, Albin Kurti.

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