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Vučić, Kasoulides discuss EU integration, Kosovo

Vučić, Kasoulides discuss EU integration, Kosovo

BELGRADE -- First Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić met in Belgrade on Monday with Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides.

They discussed "EU integration, Serbia's sovereignty and territorial integrity and the situation in the region," Vučić's office said in a statement.

Nikolic, Kasoulides: Unbreakable Serbian-Cypriot ties

BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic conferred on Monday with Foreign Minister of the Republic of Cyprus Ioannis Kasoulides, who expressed his support to Serbia's EU integration and pointed that any additional conditions placed before Serbia would aggravate the situation and jeopardize stability in the Balkans.

Kosovo's Place in Serbian Elections Disputed

Serbia's Electoral Commisssion, RIK, told BIRN that early parliamentary elections due on March 16 will be organized also in the former province of Kosovo.

"There will be three members of the committee at each polling station in Kosovo and ballots will be taken for counting at voting centres in Vranje and Raska [in Serbia]," the RIK said.

Polling stations in northern Mitrovica close

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - A total of 33 polling places in seven polling centres closed in northern Kosovska Mitrovica at 7 p.m. where citizens cast their ballots for the mayor of the city in north Kosovo-Metohija.

Citizens who were at the polling stations by the closing have the chance to cast their ballots and the polling centres officially closed at 7 p.m.

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