Showing posts with label Serbia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Serbia. Show all posts

February 19, Passenger jet hits equipment on takeoff from Belgrade airport and is forced to make emergency return


Photo: Serbian Dnevnik

Feb 19, 2024. Posted by Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Belgrade, Serbia.

A passenger jet with 106 people on board returned safely to the Belgrade airport after it hit runway equipment and sustained severe damage shortly after takeoff from the Serbian capital, media and airline blogs reported Monday. There were no injuries.


February 15, "Change the approach towards Serbia; It's not fair..."


Feb 15, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Serbia should not be conditioned with its accession in the European Union on the issue of Pristina, said Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary, Péter Szijjártó

February 12, Vučić after the meeting with Mitsotakis; "A question has arisen..."


Feb 12, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


After the talks, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed the media.

February 11, Orbán: We will lose Serbia

Serbia must access the European Union as soon as possible, otherwise Belgrade will choose cooperation with other partners, and Brussels will lose this country.


Feb 11, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

This opinion was expressed by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

February 6, Serbia: The opposition created chaos in Parliament


Feb 6, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The inaugural session of the Assembly of Serbia started today at 10 a.m., but the session ended after a little less than an hour.

January 30 - Serbia: Whoever does not report to the army will be sanctioned


Jan 30, 2024.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Defense Minister announced that while submitting regular annual report, he will explain the proposal on mandatory military service to the Commander-in-Chief.


January 24 - US State Department calls on Kosovo to "revisit" decision to suspend Serbian dinar


Jan 24, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The US State Department reminded Pristina Prime Minister Albin Kurti of the legally binding obligations that Kosovo has undertaken

January 18 - The final message to Serbs in Kosovo


Jan 18, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The statement is related to the decision of the Board of the Central Bank of Kosovo on the adoption of the Regulation on cash operations according to which the only currency that can be used in the so-called Kosovo for cash and e-transactions is the euro.

January 18 - Belgrade rejected a visit by a Kosovar minister to southern Serbia, the EU reacts

Jan 18, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The European Union has asked Serbia to allow the visits of Kosovo officials to the three municipalities in the south of Serbia, which are announced in accordance with the agreement reached in the dialogue about mutual visits. 

January 13 – Serbia to manufacture thousands of kamikaze drones


Vucic claims that Kosovo is forming strong forces with US’ support


Jan 13, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic said that Kosovo is forming extremely strong forces and that the process is managed by America, contrary to international law and UN resolution 1244, stressing that because of this, Serbia must drastically strengthen its military.


January 11 - Military service in Serbia: 100- or 120 days service


Jan 11, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The Ministry of Defense and the General Staff will not give up the initiative to restart military service, Minister of Defense Miloš Vučević told RTS.

January 10 – President of Serbia: I’m disappointed by Cameron’s statement, we’re not Russia’s proxy


Jan 10, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said during his visit to the Russian Center of Science and Culture in Belgrade that he is disappointed by British Foreign Secretary David Cameron’s statement, who called Serbia “Russia’s proxy.”

Serbia made a powerful weapon


Jan 8, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The new 30x173 millimeter cannon, which is produced by "Zastava Arms" and whose effectiveness was shown by the Serbian Army towards the end of last year, is in the final stage before entering the armed forces of the Serbian Armed Forces.

Serbia proposes bringing back the draft as tensions rise in the Balkans


Jan 4, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Serbia should reintroduce compulsory military service, the Serbian defense ministry said Thursday, as tensions continue to escalate in the Balkans, reported the American news agency Associated Press (AP).

Serbia: Protests over election fraud to continue in 2024


Jan 3, 2024. Hellas. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Organizers of the protests against election fraud told N1 that they would continue their protests in 2024 but did not specify when.

Serbian Govt to donate €1mn to Republika Srpska – on Vucic’s initiative


Dec 30, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


On the initiative of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, the Serbian Government will donate one million euros to Bosnia’s Republika Srpska (RS) entity, Novosti reported.

Vucic: Very happy with absolute victory


Dec 18, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Sunday night that the result of the elections is that the election ticket headed by his Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) list will have an absolute majority in parliament.

The world's eyes on Serbia's elections


Dec 13, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Serbia’s united opposition may not win the country’s upcoming parliamentary election but its emergence bodes well for the future—if it can stay together in defeat. 

Natural gas from Azerbaijan: Serbia-Bulgaria gas interconnector put in trial operation

Dec 10, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, the President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and the head of the EU delegation in Serbia Emanuele Giaufret put the Serbia-Bulgaria gas interconnection into trial operation, on Sunday.