The Holocaust in Yugoslavia

Popovic lays wreath at memorial to WWII liberators of Belgrade

BELGRADE - Serbian Minister without portfolio Nenad Popovic laid a wreath at a memorial to the WWII liberators of Belgrade on Wednesday to commemorate May 15, 1945, the day when WWII military operations ended in the territory of the former Yugoslavia.

Poplovic laid the wreath as an envoy of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.

Vucevic: We will propose four-month compulsory military service

BELGRADE - In terms of defence and security, the goal of the new Serbian government will be to strengthen the defence industry, boost the development of the Serbian Armed Forces and improve the living standards of professional soldiers, PM Designate Milos Vucevic said in the parliament on Wednesday.

Milicevic: I cannot be banned from visiting Jasenovac privately

BELGRADE - Commenting on Zagreb's recent decision to ban him from visiting the Jasenovac memorial complex in Croatia, Serbian Minister without porfolio Djordje Milicevic said on Tuesday he could not be banned from going to the complex privately to lay flowers in a tribute to the victims of the WWII Jasenovac death camp, run by Croatia's Ustashas.

Gov't adopts conclusion on agreement to purchase of Hitler's directive that ordered attack on Yugoslavia

BELGRADE - The Government of Serbia on Thursday adopted a Conclusion on its agreement to the recent purchase of Adolf Hitler's Directive No. 25 of March 27, 1941, whereby the then-German chancellor ordered the attack on the Kingdom of Yugoslavia and the Kingdom of Greece.

The directive, signed by Hitler, consists of 13 originals.

Serbian police identify perpetrators behind bomb alerts, including one person abroad

BELGRADE - Serbian police said on Monday they had identified several Serbian nationals and one person located abroad as the perpetrators behind a series of false bomb alerts that have targeted Belgrade schools over the past weeks, unsettling pupils, parents and school employees.