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Minister of Finance rejects warning by Fiscal Council. Nikolic: Agreement to be signed on March 20. Serbia marks tenth anniversary of Djindjic murder.
Deficit in republican budget in 2013 might reach 210 billion dinars instead of projected 122 billions, the Fiscal Council warned. The Minister of Finance Mladjan Dinkic claims that the Council has made a wrong calculation. However, the first man of that institution Pavle Petrovic replies Dinkic that he is closing his eyes to reality.
President Tomislav Nikolic said after the talks with EU foriegn policy chief late on Monday that Pristina had "relented" on the issue of powers to be given to an association of Serb municipalities in Kosovo. He also expressed his hope that Belgrade and Priština will sign an agreement over the next ten days or so.
A decade on from the assassination of the pro-Western Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic, a number of events have been organised to recall his life and legacy.
Donors spent hundreds of thousands of euro building a new museum in Gjirokastra - but the results were questionable and it ultimately closed over an ideological dispute.