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Croats paid to create chaos during Belgrade game - reports

The daily Blic is reporting this on Friday, adding that one of them also carried "enough narcotics to put him in jail for several years."

According to the newspaper, the three Croats, who came from the town of Split - Ante Firic and Damir Tovarovic among them - received EUR 10,000 to come to Belgrade and fight.

Minister meets with representatives of Media Freedom Group

This was "the first in a series of meetings," he said afterwards.

The ministry announced that the meeting discussed "improving the media situation in Serbia."

Representatives of the Media Freedom Group handed about ten days ago handed over their demands aimed at improving the media situation to Prime Minister Ana Brnabic.

Norwegian ambassador: What kind of signal is Serbia sending to EU?

The Norwegian ambassador in Belgrade has told Blic in an interview that the debate about "the chairs" Serbia is sitting on distracts from important topics.

Arne Sannes Bjornstad says that instead, Serbia should ask itself what kind of signal it is sending to the European Union.

US received assurances Serbia won't send deminers to Syria

The US supports Serbia on demining, and Serbia's needs come first, says a representative of the US embassy in Belgrade.

However, press officer Eric Heyden told Blic, the US has received assurances from the Serbian Ministry of Defense (MoD) and the Serbian Army (VS) General Staff that Serbian deminers would not be sent to Syria.

"US received assurances Serbia won't send deminers to Syria"

The US supports Serbia on demining, and Serbia's needs come first, says a representative of the US embassy in Belgrade.

However, press officer Eric Heyden told Blic, the US has received assurances from the Serbian Ministry of Defense (MoD) and the Serbian Army (VS) General Staff that Serbian deminers would not be sent to Syria.

"Serbia to send US-trained deminers to help Russians"

Two issues are currently causing "static on the line" between the US ambassador and Serbia's defense minister, the Belgrade-based daily Blic is reporting.

According to the newspaper, the US administration has objections to "certain moves" made by the Serbian MoD, the first of which concerns Serbian Army deminers who will be deployed next year.

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