China has been deepening its footprint in Serbia for years, primarily through infrastructure loans and construction projects, all packaged as part of the Belt and Road Initiative. There have also been some major investments, such as the Smederevo Steel Plant, or in the Bor mining complex.
Namely, those funds will be used for implementing construction works on the faade restoration and decorative building lighting fixtures of the Old Railway Station in Belgrade.
As noted in the decision of the Serbian Government, those are the funds from the current budget reserve, as announced and published in the Official Gazette.
The states that once formed part of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s experienced war, mass murder, ethnic cleansing, and humanitarian disaster. Economic growth was slow or negative and corruption was the rule, not the exception. The outflow of refugees was much greater than the migration of young people out of the Balkans today.
A man with thick police record Sasa Petersen (aged 44) followed Serbia's President's daughter for days, threatened her and planned assault on her bodyguards.
He kept coming to school that 17-year-old Milica attends on a daily basis.
He recorded the girl and members of her security team, media reported.
"Members of Hi-Tech Crime Department within the Internal Affairs Ministry, apprehended A. J. A. (39) from Sabac due to grounded suspicion of having committed the crime of endangering safety", Ministry of Interior says in a statement.
She is suspected of addressing threats to the children of Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic via Twitter.
Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko who is a Balkan expert, spoke to Vucic in the Serbian language and said that he was honored to be able to deliver letters of credit to the Serbian President.
He pointed out that he wants to work on further improvement of cooperation between Serbia and Russia, which is already at an extraordinary level.
According to unofficial information of the newspaper Blic, during the two-day visit to Belgrade, Emmanuel Macron informed Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic about this.
The French President intends to engage more actively in this region, says Blic's source and explains: