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BELGRADE - Completing the EU membership talks by 2020 is a realistic target for Serbia, Hannes Swoboda, the president of the Social Democrats' group in the European Parliament, has said.
Economic reforms should be the new Serbian government's priority, Swoboda said in an interview published by the Belgrade-based Vecernje novosti daily on Monday.
SEECP adopts Ukraine document, Serbia "has reservations"
BUCHAREST -- Parliamentary delegations of the Southeast European Cooperation Process member states adopted in Bucharest on Sunday a statement about the situation in Ukraine.
KRAGUJEVAC - The 16th Golden Spark international puppet theatre festival has begun in Kragujevac, central Serbia.
The festival, to be held from May 11 to 15, will feature 11 theatres from Serbia and all over the world, the director of the Kragujevac Children's Theatre Zoran Djoric told Tanjug on Sunday.
BELGRADE – Parliamentary delegations of the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) member states adopted in Bucharest on Sunday a statement about the situation in Ukraine, and the Serbian delegation did not block it despite having reservations about positions taken regarding Crimea, head of the Serbian delegation Veroljub Arsic said on the same day.
It is hard to imagine cold, wet London being a very comfortable home to exotic reptiles.
But, according to the London Independent, at least 30 tree-climbing Aesculupian snakes, which hail from the Balkans and can grow up to two metres in length, have been spotted in recent weeks in the Regent’s Canal area, which adjoins London Zoo.
Kosovo's opposition Vetevendosje Movement has filed a complaint at the Election Appeals and Complaints Panel, EACP, accusing Thaci of misusing “public funds” in campaigning for the general elections.
General elections will be held on June 8, while the campaign will last from May 28 to June 6.
Greece's Constitutional Court has allowed the ultranationalist Golden Dawn party to run in the upcoming European Parliament elections.
Despite an ongoing investigation against six of the party's members, including the leader Nikos Michaloliakos, the nationalists were given the green light to run for the EU polls, Kathimerini reports.
Serbian minister of energy visits China
BELGRADE -- Serbian Minister of Energy and Mining Aleksandar Antić is on May 12 and 13 paying a visit to China, it has been announced.
He will take part in a meeting of national coordinators of the mechanism of cooperation between the People's Republic of China and 16 Central and Easter European Countries (CEEC).
The deadline for Bulgaria's Electricity Distribution Companies (EDCs) to present their standpoint in the dispute with energy watchdog DKEVR expires on Monday.
It has been extended twice so far, after the National Electricity Company (NEK) presented new proofs in the dispute on the debts of the EDCs.