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Important notification of the Ministry of the Interior for all citizens

According to the statement, due to the increased interest of citizens in issuing personal documents - passports, IDs and driver's licenses before the summer vacation season, and by order of Interior Minister Aleksandar Vulin, the work of the departments for issuing personal IDs is introduced on Sundays as well.

Vučić's address before taking the oath for the second presidential term PHOTO / VIDEO

A special session of the parliament is scheduled for 11 a.m., and a special session of the Assembly will be attended by representatives of the Government of Serbia, Republika Srpska, judiciary, army and police, religious communities, as well as 75 representatives of the diplomatic corps. Before the inauguration, Vui addressed the gathered citizens.

Turkey’s Disinformation Law Will Strike Further Blow to Media Freedom

The disinformation bill consists of an ambitious 40 clauses that cover a variety of topics, from internet regulations to press law. Primarily it introduces new restrictions targeting the free circulation of information. 

In short, it's an attempt to silence any voice that does not resonate with the press releases of the presidential palace. 

Vucic met with Viola von Cramon; "We expect constructive support for the dialogue"

Today, the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vui, met with the Member of the European Parliament, Viola von Cramon, with whom he discussed the economic situation, Serbia's European integration, problems in dialogue with Pristina, as well as the regional situation and initiatives to connect the Western Balkans.

Start of Bosnian Serb General’s Trial Postponed in Serbia

The first hearing in the trial of wartime Bosnian Serb Army Drina Corps commander Milenko Zivanovic, accused of crimes against Bosniaks from Srebrenica in 1995, was postponed by Belgrade Higher Court on Monday so Serbian officials can consider the offer of a formal transfer of the case from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Serbian PM Denies Gas Deal With Russia Linked to Sanctions

Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic denied that Sunday's deal with Russia over gas prices had any connection with its refusal to impose sanctions on Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine.

"There is no sign of equality" between the favourable gas price Serbia agreed with Russia and the fact that Serbia has not sanctioned Russia, she said on Sunday.

Serbia-Kosovo Reconciliation Festival Opens Despite Rightist Fury

The Mirëdita, Dobar Dan festival, which means "good day" in Albanian and Serbian and promotes reconciliation between Serbs and Kosovo Albanians, opened Wednesday in Belgrade with a photo exhibition, "All our tears", which pays homage to victims of war in Yugoslavia, particularly ethnic Serbs, Albanians and Macedonians.

No Mass Graves Found in Mine Near Serbian Town

Serbia's Office for Missing Persons on Wednesday said no human remains were found at the Stavalj mine near Sjenica in southwest Serbia, where it was suspected that Kosovo Albanian victims of the Kosovo war were buried.

Croatia's direct threat to Serbia: "It will cost you dearly"

On that occasion, Milanovic also commented on relations with Serbia.
"It will cost you. Get away from it, people," he warned.
He says that it would have been better for the Serbs in Krajina if they had not listened to the instigators of the war for which they left.

Serbian Academics Denounce Croatian Counterparts’ “Inflammatory” Demands

Serbia's Academy of Sciences and Arts, SANU, has dismissed as an "inflammatory political pamphlet" a paper drafted by its Croatian counterpart setting out the demands it says Zagreb should make as part of the negotiation process on the European Union accession of Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.