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Dacic reiterates that Serbia will never recognize Kosovo. New govt. pledges not to control media. Serbia hopes to get date of EU accession talks in March.
The Serbian government will not recognize Kosovo's independence, Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic has reiterated. “We will clearly state what we can do on the accession path to the EU, which is expected not to shift the goalposts,” he added.
Culture and Information Minister Bratislav Petkovic said that new government will not control media and its goal is to pass a package of bills that will allow freedom and independence of the media. The media laws would be in accordance with European standards.
The Serbian government expects to get a date for the beginning of the EU accession talks in March. The daily also writes that the government members are planning on intensifying diplomatic activity in the EU member states.
Balkan Insight has not verified the facts in the original press reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
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