Croatian town's removal of Serbian Cyrillic "clear message"

There is no room for the Serbian Cyrillic alphabet in any of Croatia's 23 municipalities where Serbs constitute at least a third of the population.

The decision passed on Monday by the local administration in the municipality of Vukovar "sends a clear message - Serbs are not welcome: they best be assimilated, or move out," says Miodrag Linta.

Athens "irritated" with Belgrade "over Kosovo and Macedonia"

Greece is "irritated" by Serbia's position "regarding Kosovo and Macedonia," the Beta agency is quoting an article published on the SKAI website.

The Greek media outlet quoted unnamed "foreign ministry circles" who said that "Serbia lately made a series of incomprehensible moves, exerting pressure in the European Union to settle the (Macedonian) name issue."

Macedonia PM Starts Unofficial Re-election Campaign

Macedonia's government is insisting that it is "business as usual" for Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski in spite of an ongoing deep political crisis in the country.

In the past week, when not participating in crisis talks with the opposition, Gruevski has made the most of opportunities to attend a series of high-profile promotional events.

Dacic and Ukraine's Klimkin meet in Vienna

OSCE Chairperson Ivica Dacic met in Vienna on Tuesday with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin.

Dacic, who also serves as Serbian foreign minister, and Klimikin discussed the crisis "in and around Ukraine, the situation on the ground and the next steps for deescalation of the conflict in eastern Ukraine," said a statement issued by the Serbian Foreign Ministry.