Aleksandar Vulin

Serbian Minister’s Abandoned Hunger Strike Draws Jeers

Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin (left). Photo: Zoltan Balogh/EPA.

Serbian Defence Minister Aleksandar Vulin on Friday said that he would postpone his planned hunger strike against alleged opposition "violence", after talking to President Aleksandar Vucic - which has not stopped some members of the public from mocking his plans.

Serbia Protesters Summon Supporters to Join ‘Biggest Rally’

One of the Belgrade protests. Photo: EPA/Koca Sulejmanovic

Leaders of Serbian opposition parties and the organisers of recent mass protests have urged people from across Serbia to attend what they predict will be the biggest rally so far against the government led by the Serbian Progressive Party.

Council for National Security meets after Pristina platform

The meeting is attended by Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, security agency BIA chief Bratislav Gasic, First Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic, Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic, Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin, Army chief Lieutenant General Milan Mojsilovic, Director of the Police Vladimir Rebic, and other officials.

US ambassador triggers Serbs with "side of history" comment

The daily Politika writes this on Friday, adding that, as in most other cases when US Ambassador Kyle Scott crossed the imaginary line of diplomatic propriety toward Serbia, or when his words hurt the feelings of a large number of citizens here, reactions followed this time as well - both from officials and from the public.

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