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Vucic expects that Serbia will become a leader of economic growth in Europe

The President of Serbia Alexander Vucic expects that Serbia by the end of 2020 will be the best economic indicators in Europe, and predicted "a growth around 0%" on the background of recession in other countries of 10-12%.

Vucic on Thursday made an appeal to the citizens and said that, despite the crisis caused by COVID-19, industrial production growth in June this year was 2.6% compared to the same period last year, and the processing industry rose the most. According to the calculations Vucic, in the second quarter of the decline in the production in Serbia will amount to 9.9%, but by the end of the year the situation will improve.

Vucic praised the timing of the receipt of the vaccine from COVID-19

The President of Serbia Alexander Vucic expects a vaccine COVID-19 in November-December this year and believes the current epidemiological situation in the country improved, as reported in the appeal on Thursday.

According to the latest data of the Serbian Ministry of health, since the beginning of the pandemic until 15.00 (16.00 MSK) environment was identified 24 892 infected with coronavirus, of which 372 - for the previous day. Just died 558 people, of whom seven are for the previous 24 hours. Hospitalized 4.5 thousand patients, and 143 connected to devices of artificial ventilation of the lungs.

Shoigu was awarded the medal of the Minister of defence of Serbia for the contribution to the Victory parade

The Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu awarded the medal to his Serbian counterpart Alexander Vulin for their contribution to the organization of the Victory day parade in Moscow, reported the Ministry of defense of Serbia.

The President of Serbia Alexander Vucic and Minister of defence delegation was received on 24 June, the participation in the Victory parade in Moscow. On the red square in festive ranks were 75 Serbian guards.

The foreign Ministry supported the efforts of Serbia to Kosovo

Russia supports the efforts of Serbia to resolve the Kosovo problem, waiting for parties viable and mutually acceptable solution, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

"We support the efforts of the President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic which are aimed at the peaceful settlement of the Kosovo problem, including in the framework of the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina", Zakharova said at a briefing on Thursday.

The Embassy of Ukraine said about non-interference in the Affairs of Serbia

Embassy of Ukraine in Serbia has denied allegations that the protests in Belgrade develop according to the "Ukrainian scenario", pointing to non-interference in the internal Affairs of the country and "the European choice of the Ukrainians and Serbs".

In Belgrade and other cities of Serbia from 7 July evening held mass protests against government policies against the background of restrictive measures because of COVID-19. Damage to the Serbian capital from the violent protests in the city center until July 9, according to city officials amounted to one million euros, counting losses continues. According to the interior Ministry, during the riots of Friday to Saturday injured 14 police officers (from the beginning of the protests - 130) arrested 71 people.

Opposition leaders at the protest in Belgrade called for new elections

Opposition leaders in Serbia protest to the national Assembly (Parliament) of the country in the night on Tuesday demanded to recognize invalid the parliamentary elections and the release of previously detained during the unrest protesters, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

On Monday evening in front of the Assembly of Serbia began the seventh protest action against government policies against the background of the restrictive measures imposed because of COVID-19. In the beginning came only a few dozen people, but by 22.00 (23.00 MSK) gathered several hundred. For the first time after several days in front of the protesters, a leader of the opposition party "Door" Bosko Obradovic, and the head of the movement "Enough," Sasha Radulovic and released after the arrest of right activist Srdjan Nogo. Police were posted outside the building of the legislative Assembly and is not visible to the protesters from the square.

Patriarch Kirill urged the Montenegrin authorities to stop the persecution of the Church

Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill urged the Montenegrin authorities to stop the persecution of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) and to repeal its discriminatory law, it follows from the open letter of the Patriarch on the website of the Russian Orthodox Church.

In December 2019, the Parliament of Montenegro, by majority of votes of the ruling coalition approved the law "On freedom of conscience and religion and the legal status of religious communities", which caused a strong public reaction and protests. The Serbian Orthodox Church, fear that the law will facilitate the seizure of the property of SPTS and its transmission in the unrecognized Montenegrin Orthodox world "Autocephalous" Church. At the same time the Synod of the Russian Church urged all local Orthodox churches to speak in support of the canonical Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro.

In the state Duma commented on the riots in Serbia

The destabilization of the situation in Serbia does not meet the interests of Russia in the Balkan Peninsula, told RIA Novosti member of the state Duma Committee on international Affairs Elena Panina, commenting on the accusations against Russia of involvement in anti-government riots in Belgrade.

Earlier, Serbian Pro-Western NGOs "Centre for Euro-Atlantic studies" (CEAS) and a number of local media published information about the "Russian trace" in anti-government speeches. The Russian Ambassador responded by saying that such accusations are "primitive Russophobic cliches". The Russian foreign Ministry called the reports "surge" designed to cast a shadow on the Russian-Serbian partnership.

Shoigu thanked the Minister of defence of Serbia for participation in the Victory parade

The Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu sent a letter of thanks Serbian counterpart Alexander Volino for the participation of Serbian military delegation in the parade of Victory in Moscow.

The President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic at the head of the Serbian delegation attended the Victory parade on June 24 in Moscow. The Ministry of defence of Serbia sent 75 guardsmen who marched on the red square.

Serbia has no evidence of the involvement of the Russian Federation to actions against the government

Serbia has no evidence linking Russia to be held in the country in the past few days of anti-government demonstrations, was seen "weirdos" from other States, said the President of Serbia Alexander Vucic.

"I have no proof of this, and I can't say I have," said Vucic, the TV channel Pink in response to the question about the possible involvement of Russia.

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