Tag: Aleksandar Vucic
Balkans 31.05.19 | 10:50

Serbian president slams Kosovo police raid as flagrant violation of Brussels Agreement

The self-proclaimed, unrecognized republic of Kosovo is flagrantly violating the Brussels Agreement and the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA), Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday during a meeting with the Atlantic Council’s delegation, TASS reported. “[Vucic] highlighted...

Balkans 28.05.19 | 15:03

Shock: The West stands on the side of Serbs, Vucic informed that the Western forces reacted to Kosovo police raid

The West stood on the side of the Serbs. Aleksandar Vucic informed in Parliament that the Western forces reacted to the Rosu action in Zubin Potok. I just received information that the Western forces reacted to the Rosu in Zubin Potok, saying that the action has nothing to do with the fight against corruption,...

Balkans 28.05.19 | 11:07

Serbian National Assembly holds special session

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has launched intensive diplomatic activities following the storming of the North by the Kosovo police “Rosu” unit. As Tanjug was told in his cabinet on Tuesday, Vucic has asked Western political centers to restrain Pristina, and made it clear that Serbia...

Balkans 08.05.19 | 10:28

Vucic: As long as I am president, I will not recognize Kosovo

Aleksandar Vucic late on Tuesday spoke about possible solutions for Kosovo, but also about expectations from the upcoming meetings in Rome, but also in Tirana. The president was a guest on Serbia’s public broadcaster RTS when he spoke about solutions for Kosovo after the Berlin summit, noting that...

Balkans 17.03.19 | 15:57

Vucic: I’m here, at my workplace, I’m not running anywhere

Citizens, I am here, at my workplace, and I am not running anywhere, Serbia’s President, Aleksandar Vucic said after a group of demonstrators has been protesting in front of the presidency building in Belgrade for several hours. What I am fighting for and the principles I stand for are more valuable...

Balkans 17.03.19 | 15:43

Live: Protesters break fence in front of presidency building, Vucic plays chess with Stefanovic inside

Serbia’s president pledged on Sunday to defend the country’s law and order a day after opposition supporters stormed the national TV station protesting what they said is his autocratic rule, AP reported. As Aleksandar Vucic held a news conference in the presidency building in downtown Belgrade, thousands...

Macedonia 17.03.19 | 15:31

Vucic: Zaev, the great friend of tycoon Jeremic and Djilas, boasted for sentencing Cavkov to 18 years in prison

In Sunday’s address of Serbia’s president, Aleksandar Vucic, following the demonstrations in Belgrade, the Prime Minister of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, was also mentioned. Vucic spoke in the context of Friday’s verdict on the 27 April case in which former Interior Minister Mitko Cavkov...

Balkans 05.03.19 | 10:53

Vucic hints at possible progress toward recognizing Kosovo

President Aleksandar Vucic hinted Monday that Serbia may be willing to recognise Kosovo as a sovereign state, but would require something in return from its former province as part of a broader compromise deal, AFP reported. We must first find the compromise, we can not recognise Kosovo without getting...

Balkans 02.03.19 | 15:39

Serbia’s President Vucic meets Johnny Depp

Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic has met Hollywood star Johnny Depp who produces and plays war photographer W. Eugene Smith in the independent drama “Minamata.” The production that started in Japan now continues in Belgrade. Vucic thanked Depp because “he believed in Serbia” and decided...

Balkans 02.03.19 | 10:23

Vucic: They are waiting for a favorable moment to attack northern Kosovo

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said Saturday that Pristina’s accusations of vice-president of the Serbian list Milan Radojicic are aimed at weakening the Serbian defense of northern Kosovo. Commenting on the statement made by Kosovo President Hashim Thaci that he expelled Radojicic, Vucic in...

Balkans 13.02.19 | 14:34

Thaci denies secret meetings with Vucic

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci has told Radio Television of Albania he did not have any secret meetings with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. Kosovo-based broadcaster RTK is reporting this. “I met with President Vucic at various meetings of leaders and at various ceremonies outside the cameras,...

Balkans 12.02.19 | 16:54

Vucic: If I had lost in a referendum as Zaev, I would resign

Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic said in an interview with TV Happy that there is no solution for Kosovo and Metohija if it is not accepted by the majority of Serbs, Tanjug reports. He added that no solution is currently being discussed because there are no talks between Belgrade and Pristina. “I...

Macedonia 06.02.19 | 16:41

Mickoski meets with Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade

I had the opportunity to meet with the President of the Republic of Serbia and SNS President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski wrote Wednesday on Facebook. We talked about the situation in the region and the opportunities for cooperation, he added. Also, we discussed...

Balkans 05.02.19 | 11:35

Vucic: I won’t play with referendum, like they did in Macedonia

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic says no solution for Kosovo and Metohija will exist unless a majority of people accept it. Vucic added that at the moment there is no talk about any solutions, because there is no conversation. “I’ve said that a hundred times. I will not play like they did...

Balkans 18.01.19 | 09:34

Serbian leader presents Putin with Sarplaninac puppy during Belgrade visit

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has presented a special gift – a Sarplaninac (or Yugoslavian Shepherd) puppy – to his visiting Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, TASS reported. Putin seemed to like his new pet, the four-month puppy nicknamed Pasha. “What a cutie!,” he said...

Balkans 28.12.18 | 13:41

Vucic: Who came up with this and what will we sign in Washington?

The president told RTS late on Thursday that he “knows neither who came up with it, nor when Thaci was told this,” and also wondered, “what are we supposed to sign.” As he pointed out, a Kosovo solution is not in sight, and added that he had “stressed this before.” Vucic...

Balkans 21.12.18 | 16:09

Serbia expects Putin’s visit on January 17, 2019, says Vucic

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit Serbia on January 17, 2019, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic told journalists on Friday. “We are gladly expecting President Putin to come here on January 17, I named the exact date. I’ve never had any problems with direct talks and sharing...