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Serbia calls for direct Kosovo negotiations. Canak quits MP post. Former PM Zvikovic to run in the Democrats's elections.
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic requested yesterday while addressing the UN General Assembly that direct political negotiations between Belgrade and Pristina should begin soon thus making the first step in normalising relations between the two countries. The president also said that Serbia was dedicated to achieving permanent peace between the Serbs and Kosovo Albanians and that he supports direct negotiations at the highest political level, without recognition of Kosovo 2008 independence.
Nenad Canak, parliamentarian and the leader of the League of Vojvodina Social-Democrats, has admitted to assaulting a man in front of a Novi Sad tavern over the weekend and quitted the MP post.
Zoran Zivkovic, member of the Democratic Party and former Serbian PM, said that he will run for the president of the party in the forthcoming elections of the new leadership due on October 14.
Powerful businessman who made a fortune in sugar is among pre-qualified bidders for Kosovo’s ambitious planned ski resort.