Member states of the Council of Europe
BRATISLAVA - Opportunities are opening for Serbia and Slovackia to work together in the fields of energy, agriculture, finance and transportation, Zorana Mihajlovic, Serbia's Deputy Prime Minister and co-chairperson of the Serbia-Slovakia joint commission for economic cooperation, said at the end of her two-day visit to Slovakia Tuesday.
BELGRADE - The decision to halt the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline is most likely temporary, Alexander Porfiryevich Torshin, First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation's Federal Assembly, said on Tuesday, noting that it is never too late to implement that project.
Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu hailed pro-European parties' victory in the November 30 elections in Moldova, Romania's former Soviet neighbour state.
Torrential rain and strong winds have caused power outages in parts of Montenegro and Serbia.
A large part of Montenegro, including the capital Podgorica, was left in darkness for hours on Monday due to the failure of the electricity network. Power company Montenegrin Electric Transmission System said on Tuesday that it had deployed all its available teams to repair the damage.
Romanian embassy marks holiday with reception
BELGRADE -- Romania lends strong support to Serbia, both on political and technical levels, along its EU accession pathway, says Romanian Ambassador to Serbia Daniel Banu.
He was addressing a reception held in Belgrade on the occasion of Romania's national holiday.
The incumbent president, Traian Basescu hails the victory of the pro-European parliamentary parties of the Republic of Moldova and hopes that the modernisation process of this country and the nearness to the European Union will be speeded up, highlighting that Romania will further be a partner in carrying out these goals, according to the Presidential Administration.