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SERBIA

DACIC MEETS WITH QATARI DELEGATION: CANCELLATION OF VISAS WILL ADVANCE COOPERATION

BELGRADE, 2 November 2017 (Beta) - Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic met in Belgrade on Nov. 2 with a Qatari Foreign Ministry delegation to discuss enhancing bilateral relations which, they said, would contribute to the announced cancellation of visas for Serbian citizens traveling to Qatar. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that emphasis was placed on economic cooperation and investment opportunities in Serbia. The delegation, headed by Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secretary General Ahmed bin Al Hammadi met with the Ministry's Secretary General Veljko Odalovic to talk about creating joint ministry bodies for state cooperation.

DACIC AND CUBAN AMBASSADOR: POSITIVE DYNAMIC IN DEVELOPMENT OF TOP-LEVEL DIALOGUE

BELGRADE, 2 November 2017 (Beta) - Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic on Nov. 2 received the Cuban ambassador to Serbia, Adela Mayra Ruiz Garcia, on a farewell visit. They said they were pleased with the accomplished goals in the field of bilateral relations and cooperation, the Serbian Foreign Ministry has stated. During the talks, they pointed out the positive dynamic in the development of the political dialogue at high and top levels which, among other things, had contributed to intensifying cooperation in the pharmaceutical industry and to recognizing possibilities for the further development of overall economic relations. They concurred on the importance of supporting the issues of particular importance to both countries, on the line of mutual understanding and traditional friendship, the statement reads.

DACIC: WE MUST NURTURE MEMORY OF SACRIFICE IN FIGHT FOR FREEDOM AND PEACE

BELGRADE, 2 November 2017 (Beta) - Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said in Belgrade on Nov. 2 that, because of the revisionist attempts of a part of the international community, it was necessary to nurture the culture of remembrance and speak about the sacrifice of the peoples who had suffered in the fight for the civilizational values of freedom and peace. Speaking during the promotion of the book Serbian Soldiers of World War I Who Died in the Territory of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Dacic said it was important for Serbia that the Netherlands was preserving their memory. "It is important to Serbia that the Netherlands remembers the Serbian victims in World War I, cares for the tombs of Serbian martyrs and does not leave them to oblivion even after 100 years," Dacic said at the Museum of Serbian Diplomacy of the Serbian Foreign Ministry. The Dutch ambassador in Belgrade, Henk van den Dool, said that the book was about the fate of the Serbs, war prisoners in the territory of the Netherlands during World War I, and that their stories were told through photos, diaries and letters. The authors of the book are Fabian Vendrig, John Stienen and Tatjana Rajkovic-Vendrig. This publication speaks about the war prisoners, their life and fate, but also about the aspects of humanitarian law and laws that enabled the rescue of these people, said the Dutch ambassador.

VUCIC INVITES MACRON TO VISIT SERBIA DURING MEETING WITH FRENCH SENATOR

BELGRADE, 2 November 2017 (Beta) - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic held a meeting in Belgrade on Nov. 2 with French Senator Olivier Cadic and used the opportunity to invite French President Emmanuel Macron to visit Serbia next year. A statement from the Serbian Presidency said that Vucic had said that the visit would provide an impetus in cooperation between Serbia and France. The officials agreed that it was a shared interest for the two countries to hold regular political dialogue besides traditionally good relations and more joint economic projects, as the Agreement on Strategic Partnership posed an excellent basis for enhancing cooperation. Olivier Cadic, a member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defense and Armed Forces, lauded Serbia's efforts to achieve peace and stability in the region and added that Serbia was becoming attractive to French investors with its increasingly good economic results. Remarking on President Vucic's invitation to the French President to visit Serbia next year the French senator said that next year, when the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI would be marked, was an opportunity not just to recall the historical alliance between the two countries but also to provide an impetus for strengthening relations in all areas.

VUCIC: SERBIA WILL SUPPORT COOPERATION AND WORK OF WAR CRIMES PROSECUTORS IN REGION

BELGRADE, 2 November 2017 (Beta) - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic told the chief prosecutor of the Hague tribunal, Serge Brammertz, on Nov. 2 that Serbia would support the cooperation and work of war crimes prosecutors in the region, with support from the prosecution of the successors of the Hague tribunal, in order to contribute to stability and bringing the peoples in the region closer. During the talks, Vucic and Brammertz acknowledged that the tribunal's chief prosecutor was pleased that Serbia had fulfilled a portion of its obligations or taken steps toward their fulfilling, stated the president's office. The two collocutors said during the meeting that, despite differing stands on some issues, Serbia would continue to strengthen cooperation with the prosecution of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, which will succeed the tribunal after its closing at the end of the year. Brammertz said that, after the closing of the Hague tribunal's prosecution, the prosecution of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals would secure continuity of cooperation, with support to Serbia in the implementation of the national strategy for the prosecuting of war crimes. "The talks between President Vucic and Chief Prosecutor Brammertz were frank and concrete. Six other issues were initiated pertaining to cooperation between the Republic of Serbia and the tribunal's prosecution, regional cooperation and prosecuting of war crimes in Serbia," the statement reads.

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