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BELGRADE - OTEH 2014, an international scientific and technical conference dedicated to the development of defense technologies, opened in Belgrade on Thursday, and Serbia's Defense Minister Bratislav Gasic said that investment in the defense industry and armed forces is Serbia's strategic interest.
A bid by former Slovenian premier Alenka Bratusek to become EC Vice-President for Energy Union was rejected late on Wednesday by two panels of members of the European Parliament.
Bratusek failed to convince EU parliamentarians during a confirmation hearing on Monday for her role as European Commission vice president for energy union.
The South Stream gas pipeline project has not been suspended and is being implemented despite the complications, according to Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak.
Novak, as cited by RIA Novosti, assured journalists Thursday that the project had not been halted, adding that the intergovernmental agreements were still in force.
BELGRADE - Belgrade will become a place of joy and creativity that children from across the globe will share with their peers and adults as part of the event titled "Joy of Europe" from October 2-5.
This year's event will be 45th in a row, and will start off with a carnival, meaning that participants will stage a walk through Belgrade's pedestrian zone.
Zlatibor Loncar, Serbia's Minister of health, has admitted that use of cannabis can produce good results in medicine and has said that the government may legalise its use for medical treatment.
"The Ministry of Health will not object to the introduction into medicine of anything that gives results in treatment, including marijuana," he said.