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“The Serbian president and prime minister have refused to back EU foreign policy, believing that Russia is a vital ally for Serbia, and that turning their back on Moscow is out of the question,” an EU source told BIRN.
“We will continue to pressure Serbia, as it is obligatory for a country aspiring to EU membership to comply with our policy,” the source added.
Agrokor is to buy a 53.1 percent stake in the Slovenian food retailer Mercator for a price of 86 euro per share, media reported on Thursday.
From the money paid by Agrokor, shareholders will receive 325 million euro, Mercator subcontract suppliers 20 million euro, while the rest will go directly to the Slovenian company, which to finance its bank loans.
President Rosen Plevneliev will take part in the meeting of the heads of state and government of the South East European Co-operation Process (SEECP) countries on June 25.
This is the highest level of political dialogue in the region in this format, according to the President's press office.
The SEECP was launched on Bulgaria's initiative in 1996.
BRUSSELS - The donor conference, which is to raise funds for flood victims in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH), will be held in Brussels on July 16, EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele said on Monday.
EU and its member states feel solidarity with victims of recent extreme floods in southeastern Europe, Fuele said in a video link posted on the European Commission's website.
BELGRADE - The short story festival Kikinda Short 09 will take place in five cities and three countries from July 2 to 5, and gather 20 authors from 14 countries who will read their stories to the audiences in Kikinda, Szeged, Timisoara, Zrenjanin and Belgrade, announced the festival organizer, Kikinda Short association.
MARIBOR - Serbia's Zorana Arunovic won the gold medal in the 10m Air Pistol Woman event at the 2014 ISSF World Cup in Rifle and Pistol in Maribor, Slovenia, on Thursday.
Russia's Ekaterina Korshunova and Bulgaria's Antoaneta Boneva finished second and third, respectively.
This is the second World Cup gold medal for Arunovic, who pocketed her first one in Munich two years ago.