BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić has informed a NATO official "about the previously defined stances on the need for KFOR's further engagement in Kosovo and Metohija."
BELGRADE -- Serbia is not in danger of bankruptcy in 2013, Lazar Šestović, World Bank (WB) expert for Serbia, stated on Tuesday.
SARAJEVO -- Croatian President Ivo Jospović has said that "Kosovo has also been invited" to the celebrations marking his country's EU entry.
BELGRADE -- Serbia has done everything to meet the conditions the EU set before it and "the ball is now in Europe's court," President Tomislav Nikolić has said.
VILNIUS -- The Lithuanian parliament has ratified the Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA) with Serbia on Tuesday, Tanjug has reported.
WASHINGTON -- Hague (ICTY) Chief Prosecutor Serge Brammertz has said that the trial against Vojislav Šešelj is "not an example of how international justice should function."
BELGRADE -- The Serbian dinar (RSD) has continued its recovery against the euro (EUR), setting Tuesday's mean exchange rate at RSD 113.8336.
BELGRADE -- Greek President Karolos Papoulias has arrived in Belgrade and will hold a series of meetings with Serbian officials on Tuesday.
BELGRADE -- The police have arrested two officials of the Privatization Agency on suspicion of malfeasance during the sale of Tehnohemija, the Interior Ministry has stated.
SARAJEVO -- A SIPA operation launched in Bosnia-Herzegovina has resulted in the arrest of Vinko Drinovac, chief of the cabinet of the FBiH President Živko Budimir.
BELGRADE -- Italy will request granting of the starting date for the EU accession talks with Serbia on June 28, Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino has said.
BRUSSELS -- A new round of Belgrade-Priština talks started in Brussels on Tuesday, with working groups set to tackle matters relating to the police and judiciary.
KABUL -- A large bomb exploded on Tuesday in Kabul near the location where a ceremony was held as local security forces took over from the international coalition.
BELGRADE -- First Deputy PM Aleksandar Vučić stated on Monday that Serbia "has done everything that is necessary for obtaining the date for EU accession talks."
BELGRADE, ZAJEČAR -- Prime Minister Ivica Dačić said on Monday that all expected good news from Serbia, but that now Serbia expects "good news from Brussels on St. Vitus Day."
BRUSSELS -- Belgrade and Priština failed to reach an agreement on essential matters concerning international area code for Kosovo and license for Serbia's mobile operators.
BELGRADE -- The Higher Court in Belgrade on Monday convicted five human traffickers to a total of 15 years in prison.
SARAJEVO -- Chairman of the House of Representatives of the Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina (FBiH) Fehim Škaljić says that the entity is "completely paralyzed."
BELGRADE -- Tomislav Nikolić expressed concern over the rights of the Serb community in Kosovo in a meeting with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay.
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