Serbia

    • Serbia, Kosovo leaders to meet in Brussels

      Serbia, Kosovo leaders to meet in Brussels

      The leaders of Serbia and Kosovo will hold talks in Brussels on 12 July, European Commission spokesman said on Monday cited by news wires. Sunday’s meeting between Kosovo PM Avdullah Hoti and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, which will be the first in this format since November 2018, will be hosted by EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell.

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    • Belgrade in state of emergency once again

      Belgrade in state of emergency once again

      Serbia's authorities declared on Friday a state of emergency in Belgrade, and reimposed some restrictions to slow the spread of Covid-19 after a surge of infections in the capital, news wires reported. People will be required to wear masks in indoor public spaces or on public transport, opening hours of clubs and cafes will be shortened, and gatherings will be limited to 100 people indoors or 500 outdoors. The state of emergency comes into effect immediately.

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    • Serbia hopes for EU membership by 2026

      Serbia hopes for EU membership by 2026

      Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić paid on Friday a one-day official visit to Brussels, where he talked with the highest EU officials about the European perspective of Serbia, Serbia-EU relations, as well as the continuation of the dialogue on normalisation of relations with Pristina. He expressed hopes that the accession negotiations between Serbia and the EU will be completed by 2024, and that it is realistic for Serbia to become an EU member by 2026.

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    • Serbia’s ruling party eyes a landslide victory

      Serbia’s ruling party eyes a landslide victory

      Serbia’s ruling populists of President Aleksandar Vucic’s party looked set to tighten their hold on power in the parliamentary election on Sunday, news wires reported. The vote is taking place despite the spread of coronavirus in the Balkan country and a partial boycott by the opposition.

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    • Serbia readies polls despite Covid-19 fears

      Serbia readies polls despite Covid-19 fears

      Serbia will go to polls on 21 June to elect new parliament with ruling Serbian Progressive Party a clear frontrunner, news wires reported. President Aleksandar Vucic, former nationalist firebrand and current euro-realist, said he was confident his party would garner a majority of votes. But the opposition and watchdogs have frequently accused him and his Progressive Party of autocracy, election rigging, corruption, nepotism, etc.

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