Press Review 25 Apr 13

Serbia Press Review - April 25, 2013

Lenient sentences for hooligans; accession talks with EU start after implementation of Belgrade-Pristina deal; Serbian officials to meet Kosovo Serbs.

Belgrade

BLIC

Ivan Bogdanov, arrested in Italy for participation in the riots during football match in Genoa in May 2011, was released on April 24 after serving one year and 11 months in jail for a fight during a basketball game in Belgrade in 2006. Out of 62 verdicts for violent behaviour that courts have delivered, 58 were released on probation.

VECERNJE NOVOSTI

EUforeign ministers say Serbia may be granted a date for opening EU accession talks after Belgrade implements the deal reached during the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue.

POLITIKA

Ivica Dacic and Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, are to meet representatives of Kosovo Serbs on April 25 to discuss the Belgrade-Pristina deal. Kosovo Serbs strongly oppose the deal reached in Brussels.

Balkan Insight has not verified the facts in the original press reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.

Talk about it!

blog comments powered by Disqus

Premium Selection

bristol-s-good-spirit-brings-a-new-glamour-to-the-old-hotel-06-13-2016
26 Jun 16

Bristol’s Good Spirit Brings a New Glamour to the Old Hotel

One of Belgrade’s most-loved bartenders brings foreigners and locals alike together at Hotel Bristol with her warmth and charm.

ex-croatian-pm-s-success-doomed-from-start-06-22-2016
23 Jun 16

Croatia's Ex-PM Was Doomed From Start, Experts Say

The position of Croatia's now former Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic, a non-party candidate for the post, was highly problematic from the moment he took office.

22 Jun 16

Balkan Countries Brace for British Vote on EU

22 Jun 16

Census Bombshell adds to Bosnia's EU Woes

21 Jun 16

Report Hailing Economic Growth Questioned

20 Jun 16

All Eyes on China in Serbian Steel Mill Town

Latest News from the Balkans

26 Jun 16

Outdoor Cinemas Take Over the Belgrade Summer

24 Jun 16

Balkans Shaken as UK Chooses EU Exit

24 Jun 16

Fears Grow For Hijacked Albanian Fishermen

24 Jun 16

Kosovo Probes Dubious KLA Veterans' List

24 Jun 16

Bulgaria Moves to Make Radical Islam a Crime

24 Jun 16

Romania to Curb Perks of Jailbird Authors

24 Jun 16

Islamophobia Summit Opens in Bosnian Capital