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Vucic: Serbian army has maintained and advanced its operational capabilities

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Tuesday the Serbian Armed Forces had maintained and advanced their operational capabilities in the past year.

He said this was the conclusion of a meeting he had held with military top brass earlier in the day.

Gov't to set up commission to probe death of guardsmen

BELGRADE - Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic on Thursday told the parents of two Yugoslav Army guardsmen who died in an army barracks in Belgrade's Topcider district in 2004 the government would set up a fact-finding commission to probe the case.

The guardsmen, Dragan Jakovljevic and Drazen Milovanovic, were found dead after a shooting at the Karas secret military facility 12 years ago.

Serbian and Macedonian minister discuss military cooperation

Serbian and Macedonian minister discuss military cooperation

BELGRADE -- Serbian Defense Minister Bratislav Gašić and his Macedonian counterpart Zoran Jolevski met in Belgrade on Wednesday.

They discussed "perspectives for improvement of the two countries' cooperation and regional cooperation."

Ex Army chief "has no new information" in Guards murder case

Ex Army chief "has no new information" in Guards murder case

BELGRADE -- Retired General Branko Krga has told B92 that he does not know anything about the murder case of two members of the Guards unit, that took place in Belgrade.

Krga said that on the day they the two soldiers were shot and killed he was "not even in the country."

100th anniversary of beginning of Reiss' work in Serbia

BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic will attend a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the beginning of work of Swiss professor and forensic scientist Archibald Reiss in Serbia, which will be held in Topcider Park on Thursday.

The president will lay a wreath, pay tribute to Reiss and deliver a speech, the president's press service released in a statement.

Floods severely damage Serbian economy archives building

BELGRADE – The building of Serbia’s Business Registers Agency (APR) archives in Belgrade's Rakovica municipality, where a complete documentation of the Serbian economy is kept, has been damaged by flooding over the past few days and is now out of order, but part of the archival materials has been saved.