Metohija

Petkovic meets with Ziadeh

BELGRADE - The head of the Serbian government Office for Kosovo-Metohija Petar Petkovic met with UNMIK chief Caroline Ziadeh in Belgrade on Friday to discuss an upcoming UN Security Council session on Kosovo-Metohija and the permanently difficult position of Serbs in the province, drastically worsened by Pristina's most recent unilateral moves.

Petkovic: Our sacred duty is to never forget heroes of Kosare

BELGRADE - The head of the Serbian government Office for Kosovo-Metohija Petar Petkovic said on Tuesday the 1999 Battle of Kosare represented one of the most difficult battles for the Serbs and that "it is our sacred duty to never forget the heroes who gave their lives to defend freedom and Kosovo-Metohija."

Vucic: Discussions about Kosovo-Metohija were not simple, Macron understood our position

PARIS - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Tuesday in Paris his discussions with French President Emmanuel Macron last night about the Kosovo-Metohija issue had not been simple but that he believed Macron had understood Serbia's position.

Gouillon meets with Bundestag member

BELGRADE - The head of the Serbian Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region Arnaud Gouillon met with Bundestag member Zaklin Nastic in Belgrade on Thursday to discuss the situation in Kosovo-Metohija and present the latest developments in Serbia's southern province and Belgrade's views on the issue.

Vucevic: We are strengthening defence capabilities to protect our sovereignty

BELGRADE - Serbia is a militarily neutral country but, in view of the geopolitical situation, it must engage further on boosting its defence capabilities to protect its sovereignty, Defence Minister Milos Vucevic said on Thursday.

Vucevic was commenting on negative reactions from the West over Serbia's recent acquisition of a Russian-made anti-UAV system.

Petkovic: Solution must include continued Postal Savings Bank operations in Kosovo-Metohija

BRUSSELS - For Serbia, it is important to find a solution in the dialogue with Pristina that will include continued operations of the Postal Savings Bank in Kosovo-Metohija, the head of the Serbian government Office for Kosovo-Metohija Petar Petkovic said in Brussels on Tuesday.

Vucic: They did not listen carefully - no surrender of Kosovo-Metohija

INDJIJA - In a reaction to a report by Sarajevo-based Slobodna Bosna that he has surrendered Kosovo-Metohija, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Monday that "they did not listen carefully" to what he had said.

Vucic said this was "superficial" reporting by "extremists".

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