"Russia and Serbia bound by past, present, future"
BELGRADE -- President Tomislav Nikolić on Friday received a delegation of the Russian Federation and said it was "good that the two countries will be bound by the future."
Nikolić stated during the meeting that "it is good that Serbia and Russia are bound by the present as they are by the past, and will with the constant development of bilateral cooperation, also be bound by the future."
The Russian delegation included Konstantin Kosachev, head of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Coopearion, and Valery Ryazansky, president of the Committee of the Council of the Federation for Social Policy.
Kosachov and Ryazansky informed Nikolić about the completion of restoration works on the Russian Necropolis complex in Belgrade - the resting place of Russian soldiers and officers who died during the liberation of the Serbian capital in WW1. The Russian officials expressed their gratitude for the support of Serbia's public administration for the repair of the memorial site.
Kosachev also said he hoped that the president of Serbia, along with other world leaders, would attend the celebration of the 70th anniversary of WW2 victory over fascism, to be held in Moscow next year.
In October, at the invitation of Nikolić, Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to arrive in Belgrade and take part in the marking of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Serbia's capital city, a statement issued by the president's press service noted.
petak 1.08.2014 | 10:12 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- PM Aleksandar Vučić was in parliament on Thursday where he answered deputies' questions, and revealed that the Fiat contract would not be made public.
četvrtak 31.07.2014 | 16:06 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The opposition Democrats (DS) say the offer to Milan Beko to take over as head of Serbian Railways is an unprecedented case of flagrant violation of the law.
četvrtak 31.07.2014 | 15:31 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Serbia must cut pensions and public sector salaries by 15 percent during the budget review, "as these measures are key to a successful fiscal consolidation."
četvrtak 31.07.2014 | 11:09 | Source: B92 | Comments: (6) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- During the first 100 days in office, the Serbian government led by PM Aleksanadar Vučić was trying to build good relations with countries in both East and West.
četvrtak 31.07.2014 | 09:39 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment
PRIŠTINA -- Serbian Government Office for Kosovo and Metohija Director Marko Đurić on Wednesday conferred with Belgrade's liaison officer in Priština Dejan Pavićević.
sreda 30.07.2014 | 16:20 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (30) | Send comment
ZURICH -- The report of prosecutor Clint Williamson represents "a surprise to Western governments, which did not expected positive results," says Dick Marty.
sreda 30.07.2014 | 15:17 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Anne Brasseur has welcomed a report by special prosecutor John Clint Williamson.
sreda 30.07.2014 | 13:22 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The Serbian parliament is on Wednesday starting a debate on three media bills, previously adopted by the government and sent to MPs.
sreda 30.07.2014 | 12:26 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (14) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Serbia respects the right of the state of Israel to existence and a peaceful life of its citizens, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić said on Wednesday.
sreda 30.07.2014 | 11:59 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The set of media bills to be discussed during the current parliament session is in line with the fundamental intentions of the Media strategy.
sreda 30.07.2014 | 10:30 | Source: Blic | Comments: (21) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Clint Williamson's statement that "KLA leaders will be accused of crimes reveals that the list will include KLA leader Hashim Thaci," writes a daily.
utorak 29.07.2014 | 16:58 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Government's Kosovo Office head Marko Đurić says Serbia "welcomes any activity that leads to uncovering of war crimes and their perpetrators."
utorak 29.07.2014 | 16:23 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (10) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Carla Del Ponte expressed regret today that an EU team headed by U.S. prosecutor John Clint Williamson was unable to find sufficient evidence in their probe.
utorak 29.07.2014 | 15:11 | Source: Beta | Comments: (6) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- An association of families of Serb victims in Kosovo has expressed dissatisfaction with a statement of organ trafficking case investigator Clint Williamson.
utorak 29.07.2014 | 12:01 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment
NIŠ -- PM Aleksandar Vučić has said that Serbia's loyalty to the EU is not in question, but called on Brussels to respect the vital national interests of the country.
utorak 29.07.2014 | 11:24 | Source: Beta | Comments: (0) | Send comment
NIŠ -- The Serbian government met in Niš on Monday and decided to dismiss directors of seven public enterprises and institutions.
utorak 29.07.2014 | 09:23 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Italian FM Federica Mogherini said on Monday in Belgrade there was "no negative scenario" when it came to Serbia’s EU accession.
ponedeljak 28.07.2014 | 17:01 | Source: B92 | Comments: (15) | Send comment
NIŠ -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić said on Monday that "God and our people" gave Serbia victory in the First World War, which broke out 100 years ago today. "
ponedeljak 28.07.2014 | 16:53 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (7) | Send comment
PRIŠTINA -- Serbia wants to open Chapter 35 of its EU accession talks - which relates to its southern province of Kosovo - as soon as possible, Marko Đurić has said.
ponedeljak 28.07.2014 | 15:49 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment
NIŠ -- Members of the Serbian government traveled on Monday to the town of Niš for a special session of the cabinet.
ponedeljak 28.07.2014 | 15:31 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Serbian PM Aleksandar Vučić and Italian Foreing Minister Federica Mogherini agreed on Monday that the two countries maintain very close and friendly relations.
ponedeljak 28.07.2014 | 15:17 | Source: Politika, Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Serbia can have a very positive role in regional stability in the Western Balkans, British Ambassador to Serbia Denis Keefe has said.
ponedeljak 28.07.2014 | 14:30 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Italy’s Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini said on Monday she expected Serbia to improve the level of alignment of its foreign policy with that of the EU.
ponedeljak 28.07.2014 | 11:44 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The Serbian government over the weekend adopted three media laws and sent them to parliament for a debate under urgent procedure.
ponedeljak 28.07.2014 | 11:02 | Source: Dnevnik, Tanjug | Comments: (68) | Send comment
NOVI SAD -- Defense Minister Bratislav Gašić says the creation of the so-called army of Kosovo would be a threat to Serbia's stability and the stability in the region.
ponedeljak 28.07.2014 | 09:31 | Source: B92, Tanjug, po | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Federica Mogherini, minister of foreign affairs of Italy, the presiding EU country, is visiting Serbia on Monday where she will talk to top state officials.