Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic told Serbian national television last night that the situation with new infections in Belgrade has improved over the past two days thanks to vaccination, while the situation in central Serbia is dramatic and has announced help for the unemployed and musicians, the Belgrade daily Danas reported. quoted by BTA.
Vucic said the musicians, who number about 3,000 in various organizations, would receive assistance. Whether these will be two minimum wages, I believe the government will make that decision. Pensioners will receive 30 euros in May and November, as will all other adult citizens.
In September, all pensioners will receive an additional 50 euros. That is 110 euros for pensioners, Vucic announced. According to him, the payment of 1 minimum wage for 1,550,000 workers in the private sector, small, medium and large enterprises will start in April.
We will have additional help for hoteliers – 350 euros per room or 150 euros per bed. Taxes will not be raised, money will come from growth, the Serbian president was quoted as saying by Danas.
Vecernje Novosti quoted Vucic as saying that a major vaccination campaign would begin in Serbia on April 1st. Vucic has announced that the Russian vaccine will arrive, the AstraZeneca vaccine will arrive through the Kovax system at the end of March, and another 1 million Chinese vaccines will arrive on April 1 and 2. We will have 1,300,000 vaccines, the Serbian president said.
Northern Macedonia will ask Spain to recognize Kosovo’s independence, Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi said after a meeting with Acting Kosovo President Vyosa Osmani, Blic newspaper reported, citing Kosovo online. Grubi said he had asked the Ottomans for support in counting Albanians in northern Macedonia.
Asked whether Northern Macedonia’s Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani would ask Spain to recognize Kosovo, he said the Kosovo issue was a priority for them. I also told Osmani that our support would be present at every international forum, Grubi was quoted as saying by Blitz.