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Brnabic meets with UAE president

DUBAI - Serbian PM Ana Brnabic met with UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahyan in Dubai on Monday.

On the fringes of the World Government Summit, they discussed bilateral relations and further advancement of economic cooperation.

Brnabic conveyed Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic's greetings to al Nahyan.

Vucic: I believe we can stop Kosovo from joining UN

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday Serbia must maintain balance, protect the vital interests of its people in Kosovo-Metohija and stop the so-called Kosovo from joining the UN.

At a special parliament session on Kosovo-Metohija, Vucic said he would consider that a victory for Serbia.

Time for the US to put more energy into solving the Cyprus problem

The UN Security Council just renewed the mandate for UNFICYP - the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus - for another year instead of for six months. The renewal comes amid controversy over the UN Secretary General's Special Representative in Cyprus, and is also occurring less than a week before the first round of presidential elections in Cyprus.

Sakellaropoulou: Greece committed to Cyprus peace deal in line with UN resolutions

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou has confirmed Greece's commitment in pursuing a fair and viable solution to the Cyprus problem in a meeting with the island's outgoing President Nicos Anastasiades at the Presidential Mansion Wednesday.

Direct threat: Do not provoke, it will erupt in an hour... Open war

The comments come amid speculation about Washington's possible involvement in a recent drone attack on an Iranian military factory.
"Using the military option at any level means US entering into war," Tehran's permanent mission to the UN told Newsweek on Monday. Iran currently considers such a possibility to be weak, according to the statement.

Türkiye criticizes extension of peacekeeping force mandate in Cyprus

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has criticized a decision of the United Nation's Security Council of extending the mandate of the global body's peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for one year rather than six months as it extends every year, saying that it disregards Turkish Cyprus' will and insists on models that have already been tried and failed.