Balkan countries

Lajcak spoke: 'We talked about the way forward on the path of implementing agreement'

The EU envoy for dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, Miroslav Lajak, made an announcement after talks with the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vui, and the director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija.
He stated that he talked with Vui and Petar Petkovi about further progress on the path of implementing the agreement.

Lajcak: Meeting with Vucic, Petkovic addressed way forward on agreement

BRUSSELS/BELGRADE - The EU special envoy for the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, Miroslav Lajcak, said on Friday his meeting with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and the head of the Serbian government Office for Kosovo-Metohija Petar Petkovic in Belgrade earlier in the day had addressed the way forward on the implementation of an agreement reached in the dialogue.

Waiting for the brain regain

The return of Greeks who left for abroad is one of the biggest challenges for the next four years, as the better prospects that the Greek economy shows today compared to the previous decade are creating the conditions to limit the phenomenon of human capital leakage from the country, commonly known as the brain drain. However, the evidence shows that the expected brain gain is still slow.

Tourist visits in Serbia up by 19 pct y-o-y in March

BELGRADE - Serbia registered 19 pct more tourist visits in March 2023 relative to the same month of last year and the number of overnight stays was up by 14.7 pct, according to figures released by the national statistical office.

Overnight stays generated by Serbian tourists were up by 8.5 pct y-o-y, while those generated by foreign tourists were up by 22.7 pct y-o-y.

"Exert pressure on Serbia"

He stated that his country, as the chairman of the OSCE, is ready to implement parts of the agreement between the so-called of Kosovo and Serbia achieved in Ohrid, but only with the consent of both parties. When asked what his position is on the formation of the Community of Serbian Municipalities, he said that North Macedonia has an equal relationship with both sides, reports Telma.