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The World Bank forecast 1.7% growth for Bulgaria's economy in 2014, in its EU 11 regular report released on Friday.
It, however, did not take into account the controversies around the bankruptcy of the Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) and the expected by Finance Minister Petar Chobanov growth of the state deficit over the 3% threshold.
BELGRADE - Serbian Justice Minister Nikola Selakovic conferred on Saturday with President of the Slovenian Bishops' Conference Andrej Glavan on the position of the Roman Catholic Church in Serbia and the assistance provided by the Roman Catholic Church during the floods that devastated the country in May.
BELGRADE - Kosovo too will take part in the upcoming donor conference in Brussels, Belgrade-based daily Politika reports, and Ivan Mrkic, Serbian president's foreign policy advisor, says that Serbia is dissatisfied with the decision of the European Commission (EC) to invite Pristina to the event.
BRUSSELS - A donor conference under the motto “Rebuilding Together” will be held in Brussels on July 16 in order to mobilize further support for Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) after the severe floods that hit the countries in May, the European Commission, which will host the event, announced on Friday.
BELGRADE - The Regional Conference of Trade Unions of the Financial Sector of South-East Europe (SEE) adopted a declaration supporting colleagues from Serbia who are opposing the adoption of the proposed labor law without a public debate.
A US private equity fund, a Russian millionaire and a Bulgarian entrepreneur are showing their interest in Hypo Alpe Adria bank's subsidiaries, an Austrian daily argues.
Hypo Alpe Adria is to sell its branches across Southeast Europe, namely in Serbia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, the countries where it is present.
BELGRADE - Serbia's Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic attended the European Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction in Milan and expressed hope that the donor conference scheduled for July 16 in Brussels and the EU Solidarity Fund will provide financial aid to Serbia, which was hit by severe flooding in May.
NEW YORK - Serbia's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic informed in New York on Monday the members of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) about the extent of the damage caused by the May floods in Serbia and invited them to take part in the international donor conference in Brussels on July 16.
“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.