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News Serbia » Politics: "Serbia wants Kosovo problem to be resolved with compromise"

News channel or source: https://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics.php?yyyy=2018&mm=02&dd=23&nav_id=103566
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Vucic, who is on an official visit to Bulgaria, thanked his counterpart Rumen Radev for the support he offers to Serbia on the European path, "and for several times saying that it was important for Serbia's voice to be heard." Noting that Serbia's ...

News Serbia » Politics: Russian, Serbian top diplomats speak against ‘either with us or against us’ choice

News channel or source: http://tass.com/politics/990995
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Lavrov and Dacic noted that the political dialogue between the two nations "develops ... "A solid legal basis for Russian-Serbian relations has been created, and is being regularly expanded," Lavrov and Dacic said. "Today we face large-scale tasks to ...

News Serbia » Politics: ‘Weak’ Serbian Media Can’t Resist Political Pressure: Research

News channel or source: http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/research-explores-mechanisms-of-control-over-serbian-media-02-13-2018
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Serbian media outlets’ economic weakness means journalists are vulnerable to pressure on their reporting, suggests new research by BIRN, the Independent Journalists’ Association of Serbia and the Slavko Curuvija Foundation. Serbian media’s economic ...

News Serbia » Politics: DIARY-Political and General News Events from Feb 23

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/commoditiesNews/idAFL4N1QD4AL
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23 ** SOFIA - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic will visit Bulgaria and discuss Serbia’s integration into EU with his Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev as Bulgaria holds the rotating EU presidency – 0930 GMT. ** ADDIS ABABA ...

News Serbia » Politics: Serbia says it will not sacrifice Russia ties for EU membership

News channel or source: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/europe/serbia-says-it-will-not-sacrifice-russia-ties-for-eu-membership-1.3401978
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Serbia has told Russia it will not sacrifice the two countries ... had “always been in favour of partners having the freedom of choice and developing their political ties”. “We do not fear for Serbia as long as it has a government elected by ...

News Serbia » Politics: Lavrov Vows Close Russia-Serbia Ties Despite EU Ambitions

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/lavrov-russia-serbia-slovenia-eu-nato-belgrade-vucic/29055325.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

... on February 21 for a two-day visit aimed at bolstering long-standing ties with Serbia. "We always wanted partners to have a free choice and develop their political ties," Lavrov said at a news conference with President Aleksandar Vucic, who is leading ...

News Serbia » Politics: EU Membership Won't Change Serbia's Ties With Russia, Vucic Says

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/2018/02/21/eu-membership-won-t-change-serbia-s-ties-with-russia-vucic-says
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The two countries will continue to bolster political, trade and military ties even as global challenges persist, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and Lavrov wrote in a joint opinion piece published in Belgrade newspaper Politika Tuesday. “Belgrade ...

News Serbia » Politics: 2 Americans, 6 others arrested in Serbia

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2018/02/19/2-americans-2-ukrainians-arrested-in-serbia-over-drone-n2451222
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Eight foreign citizens, including two Americans and two Ukrainians, have been arrested in Serbia on suspicion that they tried to photograph and enter military facilities without authorization, officials said on Monday. State TV ...

News Serbia » Politics: Censorship in Serbia Hits a New Low After Newspaper ‘Edits’ an Obituary

News channel or source: https://globalvoices.org/2018/02/21/censorship-in-serbia-hits-a-new-low-after-newspaper-edits-an-obituary/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

On February 21, a Serbian newspaper censored part of an obituary of a graphic ... gotten used to examples of quiet censorship and galloping self-censorship… Such political ‘editing’ of obituaries is unheard of even by our most senior members.”

News Serbia » Politics: EU, Serbia Critical Of Albania-Kosovo ‘Single President’ Idea

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/20022018-eu-serbia-critical-of-albania-kosovo-single-president-idea/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Serbia does not. Both Albania and Kosovo have ethnic Albanian majorities. Reacting to Rama’s suggestion, European Commission spokeswoman Catherine Ray told reporters in Brussels on February 19 that “statements which might be interpreted as political ...