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Hearings at the Hague-based court for the resolution of international disputes began on Monday with Croatia presenting its case, as Zagreb and Ljubljana attempted to settle a dispute that has continued since they both became independent from the former Yugoslavia.
BELGRADE - Through a charity exhibition of photographs, titled PhotoSolidarity to Remember, the Tanjug News Agency has raised money that will go to the fund established in aid of flood victims.
The exhibition, staged at Mikser House, featured hundreds of photographs made by Tanjug photo reporters in all crisis spots, as a testimony of the disaster that befell Serbia in May.
BELGRADE - Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic said on Friday that Serbia is determined to stay firmly on the road to EU integration, and that Slovenia's support in that sense is extremely important, while Slovenian President Borut Pahor pointed to a new step forward in bilateral relations.
BELGRADE - Slovenian investments in Serbia reached EUR 1.4 billion, president of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (PKS) Zeljko Sertic said on Friday, and invited Slovenian companies to continue investing in the country, pointing in particular to the benefits of Serbia's Free Trade Agreement with the Russian Federation.
Bulgaria ranks 28th in the Foreign Policy Magazine's "Baseline Profitability Index", measuring countries' attractiveness for foreign investors.
Among the countries of the Balkan peninsula, Bulgaria is the highest ranked. Right behind, in 29th place, is ranked Macedonia. Romania is 43rd, Albania 53rd, Serbia 55th, Slovenia 74th, Turkey 79th, Croatia 90th, and Greece 101st.
BELGRADE - Slovenian President Borut Pahor arrived on a two-day visit to Belgrade on Thursday, and conferred with Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic.
Nikolic welcomed his Slovenian counterpart in front of the Palace of Serbia, where the two presidents saluted the honorary guard of the Serbian Armed Forces that was part of the ceremonial welcome.