Serbian FM welcomes Russian counterpart

Dacic welcomed his colleague and friend Lavrov and expressed great satisfaction to meet him again, the Serbian foreign ministry said in a press release, cited by the government.

Dacic "once again stressed that the visit of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin is an event of great importance in the long history of friendly relations between the two countries."

Serbian FM receives message from Russia's Lavrov

In his message dated December 21, Lavrov said that Moscow is ready for further close cooperation "on the Kosovo issue."

The Foreign Ministry announced in a press release late on Tuesday that Dacic was presented with Lavrov's New Year and Christmas (to be celebrated in Serbia and Russia on January 7) message during a meeting in Belgrade with Russian Ambassador Aleksandr Chepurin.

Government adopts bill on free legal aid

This law will provide free legal support to everyone, which, according to previous estimates, is about 80% of the total need for free legal aid.

The proposal of this law for the first time introduces systematic free legal aid into the legal framework of the Republic of Serbia, which will also enable the control of the quality of providing legal assistance.