Southeastern European countries
Vucic discusses situation in north of Kosovo-Metohija with Lajcak, Escobar
BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic 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.
The meeting was also attended by the head of the EU Delegation to Serbia Emanuele Giaufret and US Ambassador to Belgrade Christopher Hill.
Nearly 100,000 tourists visit Belgrade in April
BELGRADE - A total 111,942 tourists, including nearly 100,000 foreigners, visited Belgrade this April, which is a 40 pct increase compared to the same month of 2022, the Tourism Organisation of Belgrade said.
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Vucic congratulates Erdogan on election win
BELGRADE - In a telephone call with Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic congratulated the Turkish leader on a recent election win and wished him success with leading his country on the path of development during his new presidential term.
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Tourist visits in Serbia up by 22.2 pct y-o-y in April
BELGRADE - Serbia registered 22.2 pct more tourist visits in April 2023 relative to the same month of last year and the number of overnight stays was up by 17.7 pct, according to figures released by the national statistical office.
Overnight stays generated by Serbian tourists were up by 9.5 pct y-o-y, while those generated by foreign tourists were up by 28.6 pct y-o-y.
The Situation in Northern Kosovo is Calm - Vucic no longer Leader of his Party
The situation in Northern Kosovo is calm this morning after yesterday's conflict between the Kosovo police and local citizens, Serbian TV RTS reported.
There are no traffic jams at the Yarine checkpoint. Passenger and cargo traffic is carried out normally.
More than 200,000 citizens gathered; Vučić: "I will fight for every second of peace"
Today, a large gathering of "Serbia of Hope" is being held in Belgrade, which began at 7 p.m. in front of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, and which was called by the President of Serbia.
Bulgaria’s President: For us both the Russian and the Ukrainian People are Equally Close
"As the president of Croatia also said - each EU member state has its own historical path. And this is the richness of the EU - that we have different historical roots, we have different national ideas, we have a different path until we reach the EU.
Balkan Countries Host ‘Immediate Response’ NATO Exercise
A US soldier gestures to a North Macedonian armoured vehicles near Kumanovo, North Macedonia. Photo: EPA-EFE/GEORGI LICOVSKI
Citizens of several Balkan countries over the weekend and on Monday have had an opportunity to see displays of military equipment being used for the NATO "Immediate Response" military exercise.
Ankara calls on ending ‘provocative’ rhetoric by Greek PM on Pontus
The Foreign Ministry on May 19 called on Greece to end "provocative" rhetoric on Greek Pontus expressed by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, while Türkiye marks the Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day.
Vucic: Situation in north of Kosovo-Metohija very difficult, tense
NOVI SAD - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday the situation in the north of Kosovo-Metohija was very difficult and tense as Pristina was expected to try to elect false mayors for three Serb-majority municipalities on Friday.