Politics by country

Türkiye becomes committee member against illicit trafficking

Türkiye has been elected as a member of the Subsidiary Committee of the Meeting of States Parties to the "UNESCO 1970 Convention," which is an international treaty to combat the illegal trade in cultural items.

Türkiye's membership in the committee will work to promote the protection of cultural assets and their return to their homelands.

Four-year membership

Vucic: Time for Pristina to meet its commitments

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, who met with the EU special envoy for the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue Miroslav Lajcak and US special Western Balkans envoy Gabriel Escobar in Belgrade on Tuesday evening, said he wanted to believe the part of the international community that had the biggest influence on Pristina also had the mechanisms that could lead to commitments undertaken and s

The dangers of Biden appeasing Turkey over Sweden

Now that President Erdogan has secured reelection, the Biden administration is stepping up its efforts to pressure the Turkish President to lift his veto over Sweden's accession to NATO. While Secretary of State Antony Blinken has publicly denied any link between Sweden's NATO accession and the delivery of F-16s, President Biden has suggested a quid pro quo.

Dacic receives Polish delegation

BELGRADE - Serbian First Deputy PM and FM Ivica Dacic on Tuesday received a courtesy visit from a Polish delegation headed by the chairman of the country's parliamentary committee on foreign affairs.

The parties agreed that bilateral relations are very good, the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

Dacic: Unity and political stability top state and national interest

BELGRADE - Serbian FM and Socialist Party of Serbia leader Ivica Dacic said on Tuesday he had had a good conversation with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic earlier in the day and that unity of the people and political stability were the top state and national interest.

"A very good discussion with President Aleksandar Vucic," Dacic remarked in an Instagram post.