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President Vladimir Putin of Russia has confirmed that he will visit Serbia on October 19 for the 70th anniversary celebration of the Soviet Red Army's liberation of Belgrade at the end of the Second World War.
At the end of the first quarter of 2014, Bulgaria's government debt increased by 1.4 percentage points from the last quarter of 2013 and by 2.3 pp from the first quarter of 2013, to 20.3% of the GDP, according to Eurostat.
In the last quarter of 2013 the government debt amounted to 18.9% of the GDP and in the first quarter of 2013 it stood at 18.0% of the GDP.
Marko Blagojevic, head of the Serbian Office for Reconstruction and Flood Relief, said Serbia will use the funds raised at the donors' conference in Brussels primarily for the reconstruction of its energy system and for agricultural recovery.
The European Court for Human Rights, ECHR, on Wednesday ruled in favour of two citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina who sued the Ljubljana Bank and the state of Slovenia for not returning their foreign currency savings lost in the early 1990s.
Germany takes leading role in promoting EU integration for Balkans
Germany is taking a leadership role in the Balkans' integration to the European Union.
Leaders of western Balkan countries are invited to a high-profile conference next month in Germany to support their integration prospects into the European Union.
EUR 1.8 bn pledged for Serbia and Bosnia
BRUSSELS -- A total of EUR 1.846 billion worth of aid for Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina was raised at the donor conference in Brussels on Wednesday.
This was announced by European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva at the conclusion of the conference.
BRUSSELS - A big donor conference will bring together numerous officials and representatives of international institutions and organizations from Europe and the world in Brussels on Wednesday, in an effort to help remedy the consequences of the catastrophic floods that hit Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) in May.