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Macedonia at Bottom of Regional Wage Table

A report on average wages in former Yugoslavia countries and Albania, compiled by Anadolu news agency, says Slovenes earn most in the region per month, with average wages of 1,002 euro.

This comes as no surprise, as the country has been a member of the EU for almost 10 years and was the wealthiest republic in Yugoslavia.

More experts needed in administration to join EU faster

BELGRADE - Serbia's public servants have to be fewer in number and more efficient, and although the surplus of employees in the administration is not large, they need to be better trained.

This calls for hiring and training civil servants in order to boost the country's EU integration, according to what was concluded at a debate on measuring the performance of the public sector.

Prime minister meets with IMF officials

Prime minister meets with IMF officials

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić has said that Serbia "has to continue structural reforms" adding that he expected the signing of an agreement with the IMF.

The Serbian prime minister made the remarks during a meeting with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Resident Representative in Serbia Deheng Kim on Monday.

"Serbia stabilizing factor, to play constructive role"

"Serbia stabilizing factor, to play constructive role"

VIENNA -- Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić said ahead of a conference in Germany dedicated to the Western Balkans that this was "a region of conflict for too long."

He added that the Balkans "now wants the European Union to peacefully unite it," and that Serbia will be a stabilizing factor in this.