The spokesperson of the Social Democrat Party (PSD) group of senators, Gabriela Firea, has announced on Tuesday that the Social Democrats have approved a series of modifications in the composition of some standing committees, the modifications being determined by the "naming of some senators in ministerial posts".
BELGRADE - Leader of the Democratic Party (DS) Bojan Pajtic has met on Tuesday with a delegation of the Italian Senate and said that the role of this party was crucial for the initiation of Serbia's European integration process 14 years ago.
Djukanovic's Democratic Party of Socialists, DPS, scored its latest local government poll win on Sunday in Herceg Novi, a town on the Montenegrin-Croatian border.
Although no party won an absolute majority in Sunday's poll, it was clear that the united opposition list had lost its majority for the first time in 14 years.
Macedonia's main opposition Social Democratic Party, SDSM, has come out against the country's proposed new coat of arms, saying the plan is being pushed as a distraction from the real problems.
"This is a typical example of how the government tries to shift public attention from the many affairs and scandals that they have to answer for," SDSM spokesperson Petre Shilegov said.
Opposition parties have criticized the government over its targets during budget talks in Parliament, asking it to reveal spending details.
Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called on the government to explain where taxpayers' money is going and how the budget is being used.
The Social Democratic Party, SDP, elected Niksic at an extraordinary party congress on Saturday after Lagumdzija announced he would not be stand for the job again after the party's disastrous results in the general elections in October.
BELGRADE - Bojan Pajtic, the leader of the opposition Democratic Party (DS), called on ambassadors in Serbia, international organizations, organizations for the protection of human rights and sister organizations of the DS to point out that human rights are being violated and political opponents are being persecuted in Serbia under the veil of the fight against corruption.
After Aleksandar Vulin, Serbia's labour minister, said that the government managed to cut unemployment by more than six per cent in a year, experts cautioned that the labour market outlook is not as rosy as he has suggested.