BEIRUT -- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has stated that he will not step down before elections are held in the country.
NOVI SAD -- PM Ivica Dačić says Serbia has to reach “some kind of deal“ on the implementation of the Brussels agreement if it wants to get a date for the EU talks.
BELGRADE -- With the arrests for abuses in Galenika pharmaceutical company, the state has shown it has zero tolerance for crime and corruption, Aleksandar Vučić has said.
BELGRADE -- Eight persons suspected of abuses in Galenika pharmaceutical company were arrested by police on Saturday morning.
BELGRADE, NOVI SAD -- Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić says he is hoping that Serbia will get a date for the beginning of the EU accession negotiations in June.
BELGRADE -- Head of Belgrade’s technical team Dejan Pavićević has denied information that Belgrade has agreed to allow Kosovo to get an international country code.
BELGRADE -- Serbian First Deputy PM Aleksandar Vučić and German FM Guido Westerwelle will discuss two key topics – citizenship and identity documents.
BERLIN -- German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle will try to convince both sides of the necessity of a swift and sustainable implementation of the Brussels agreement.
BELGRADE -- Employment rate in Serbia is 37.4 percent and is higher among men (44.9 percent) than among women (30.5 percent) according to the results of the 2011 census.
BELGRADE -- Democratic Party (DS) Political Council President Dragoljub Mićunović has stated that there are no divisions among the Democrats.
BELGRADE -- Famous Serbian basketball player Predrag Danilović was stabbed with a knife in Belgrade last night and is stable after surgery.
MOSCOW -- Russia has named the alleged U.S. intelligence chief in Moscow - a move seen as breaching diplomatic protocol.
"One feels sympathy for U.S. President Barack Obama. Whatever he does in Syria, he is doomed. Had he intervened a year ago, as many pundits demanded, he might presently be in the midst of a quagmire..."
"We did not reach an agreement and it is obvious that there is no will to hold the referendum, because, I think it is clear to everyone how the people and the citizens would declare themselves..."
Joint report to the European Parliament and the Council, submitted by the European Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.