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"Crimea is Russia; Kosovo is Serbia" - Russian ambassador

In an op-ed for the Belgrade newspaper Politika published on Tuesday - and penned on the occasion of Russia's Statehood Day - Chepurin said that Belgrade is, when it comes to Kosovo, about to face "ultimatum pressure from traditional Serb-haters" - and that Russia has been and will be on the side of Serbia.

UN Warns Gaza on the Brink of War

The latest escalation of fighting between Israel and Palestinian Hamas has pushed Gaza to the brink of war, the UN envoy for the Middle East warned the Security Council on Wednesday.
Nickolay Mladenov delivered the stark warning as the council remained deadlocked over how to respond to the flare-up between Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip and Israel.

Dacic "warns Britain over stance on UNSC Kosovo sessions"

This is according to Belgrade daily Vecernje Novosti.

It writes on Friday that Dacic pointed out to the British ambassador in Belgrade that Serbia would not view it favorably if his country in August, when it will preside over the UN Security Council, puts the issue of holding fewer, or abandoning altogether the public sessions on the situation in Kosovo and Metohija on the agenda.

US says Cyprus energy riches must be shared as part of a solution

Cyprus's oil and gas resources should be equitably shared between both communities on the island in the context of an overall settlement, said Jonathan Cohen, US State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs.

Cohen replied in writing to questions submitted by Bob Menendez, the Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

UK takes aim at UNSC Kosovo meetings "avoiding Russian veto"

The essence of all these demands is to exert pressure on Serbia and the wider international community to accept the thesis that the Kosovo issue has been resolved, says former Serbian diplomat Zoran Milivojevic.

In August, Britain will take over the one-month rotating presidency over the United Nations Security Council.

#DiplomaticCentennial Israeli Ambassador Tamar Samash on President-Government rift: I am sorry, I hope that it will settle down

The Israeli Ambassador in Bucharest, Tamar Samash, stated in an interview granted to AGERPRES that her country regrets the rift between the President and Government happened regarding the moving of the Romanian Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but hopes the situation will settle down.

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