Politics

Dačić needed in cabinet "to mitigate unrest"

April 15, 2014 | 15:08 | Source: B92 | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Dragan Bujošević believes that SPS leader Ivica Dačić can join Vučić's government without his own party, the SPS, and allies United Serbia (JS) and PUPS.

(Tanjug)

Government "will have to be most serious"

April 15, 2014 | 14:42 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

DELIBLATO -- Tomislav Nikolić says that " given the enormous trust of the people the new government will have to be the most serious in Serbia’s recent history."

(Tanjug, file)

Dačić "highly likely to join new government"

April 15, 2014 | 13:58 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- SPS Vice President Slavica Đukić-Dejanović said on Tuesday that it was "highly likely" that Ivica Dačić will become a member of Serbia's new government.

(Tanjug, file)

Vulin banned from entering Kosovo

April 15, 2014 | 12:06 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (6) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serbian Government’s Office for Kosovo said that Aleksandar Vulin was denied entry to Kosovo by the authorities in Priština on Tuesday.

(Tanjug, file)

Hungarian party to have state secretaries

April 15, 2014 | 11:49 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

SUBOTICA -- Leader of the Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians (SVM) Istvan Pastor stated on Tuesday that SVM will have state secretaries in the new Serbian government.

(Tanjug)

SNS holds another meeting on cabinet

April 15, 2014 | 10:41 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- SNS leader Aleksandar Vučić will on Tuesday propose his future cabinet's members, and its "concept" to a meeting of the party's main board.

(Beta, file)

SNS to form alliance with Hungarian minority party

April 14, 2014 | 20:06 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serb Progressive Party's (SNS) presidency reached a decision Monday to create a coalition government with the Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians (SVM).

(Photo: Serbian MoD)

Serbian defense minister visits Italy

April 14, 2014 | 17:01 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

ROME -- Serbia's outgoing defense Minister Nebojsa Rodić on Monday paid an official visit to Rome, where he met with Italian counterpart Roberta Pinotti.

Nataša Vučković (Tanjug, file)

DS MPs: PACE vote was in Serbia's interest

April 14, 2014 | 15:40 | Source: Beta | Comments: (7) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Nataša Vučković says she and another DS official voted in favor of "the (PACE) resolution on Ukraine" because they thought it was "in the interest of Serbia."

Council of Europe (Beta, file)

Head of DS foreign policy board steps down over PACE vote

April 14, 2014 | 12:41 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Dušan Spasojević, chairman of the DS Foreign Policy Committee and the party's international secretary, has confirmed that he resigned from all functions.

(Beta, file)

Serbia "hopes to open chapter 35 by June"

April 14, 2014 | 11:39 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

VIENNA -- Tanja Miščević has stated that the accession talks with the EU may begin in June by opening Chapter 35 on normalization of relations with Priština.

(Beta)

Tadić's party "won't join cabinet with Socialists"

April 14, 2014 | 09:51 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The New Democratic Party (NDS) has announced that it will not be part of a government to in the Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS) would also participate.

(Beta, file)

Only Serbia and Montenegro could join EU "as package"

April 11, 2014 | 17:09 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

VIENNA -- Belgrade is against a joint EU entry of all Western Balkan countries "as a package," says Serbia's chief negotiator in EU talks, Tanja Miščević.

President Tomislav Nikolić (Photo courtesy of the Traffic Safety Agency, file)

Test-drive crash of presidential car investigated

April 11, 2014 | 15:47 | Source: B92 | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Police Director Milorad Veljović says the police are investigating the circumstances under which a Mercedes GL 500, used by the president, crashed.

(Tanjug, file)

3 delegates in favor of suspending Russia's voting rights

April 11, 2014 | 13:19 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (18) | Send comment

STRASBOURG, BELGRADE -- The Serbian delegation at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) did not have a united stance during the voting on Thursday, it has emerged.

(Beta, file)

"Serbia wants renewal of old friendships"

April 11, 2014 | 12:09 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (10) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- President Tomislav Nikolic has said that he wants Serbia’s foreign policy "to go back to old friendships after two decades of neglect of these relationships."

(file)

"Freedom of speech, journalists still threatened"

April 11, 2014 | 11:52 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (7) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Slavko Ćuruvija Foundation warned on Friday that freedom of speech and safety of journalists in Serbia are still threatened.

Gerhard Schroeder, Aleksandar Vučić (Tanjug)

Serbia's EU membership by 2020 "realistic goal"

April 10, 2014 | 19:24 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Germany's former chancellor Gerhard Schroeder stated on Thursday that the government in Belgrade has "a realistic goal for Serbia to join the EU by 2020."

(Beta)

Serbia will soon see protests, Vučić predicts

April 10, 2014 | 15:22 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- As he did two days ago after his meeting with Ivica Dačić, Aleksandar Vučić again on Thursday reiterated that Serbia "will soon face protests."

(Tanjug)

President reiterates neutral stance on Ukraine

April 10, 2014 | 14:24 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (16) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- President Tomislav Nikolić has conferred with Russian Ambassador Aleksandr Chepurin "and restated Serbia's neutral position on the situation in Ukraine."

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Opinions & Analyses

Commission expects indictments in Ćuruvija case

11.04.2014. | Comments: 0
(Tanjug)

Last year, to mark the anniversary of the murder of Slavko Ćuruvija, hopes were voiced that next year there would be some progress in identifying the killera and those who ordered the murder.

B92 TV

"Current authorities are not responsible for crimes"

25.02.2014. | Comments: 2
Vesna Pusić (Beta)

"What is important - considering that things have come to this - is to know that what is happening in the court in The Hague is not our job, it is not the job of politicians. It is the job for the court, it is linked to the past, our job is linked

Press Room

Putin details Ukraine gas situation in letter

10.04.2014. | Comments: 1
(Beta/AP, file)

The full text of Russian President Vladimir Putin's letter delivered to his Serbian counterpart Tomislav Nikolić on April 10. Putin sent similar letters to other European leaders whose countries import natural gas via Ukraine.