Serbia "deserves to become an associate member of the European Union," said Greek Foreign Minister Stavros Lambrinidis during a meeting with Serbian counterpart Vuk Dzheremich in Belgrade. However, Tanjug. Lambrinidis said that the support of Greece in Serbia will be the end of the accession process, except that both sides have the potential to improve economic relations between them. In response to the Greek EU support Dzheremich Wook said that Serbia, if you continue on this path will achieve this goal.
The crisis in Syria should be resolved through dialogue and consultation, rather than pressure from the international community, said Jiang Yu, a Chinese Foreign Ministry, was quoted by Xinhua. "We think the first thing to do is reduce the pressure on Syria to avoid tension," said Jiang. Pressure on Syria will not help resolve the crisis, we must introduce a political process. You are to give more time for the Syrian government to implement the desired reforms in the country, "said a spokesman for the Chinese language.
Italian Senate voted on the proposed government measures to combat the financial crisis and cuts in public spending, news agencies reported. The measures were supported by 165 senators, 141 were against and three abstained. Voting is also a vote of no confidence in the government, Silvio Berlusconi, who is the 49th line of the formation of the cabinet in 2008, a package of measures provided by the end of 2013 to conserve almost 54. 3 billion euros, with more than 4 billion more than originally planned amount. Also provides for the introduction of new tax and pension reform will be accelerated.
NATO has no information on the whereabouts of Muammar Gaddafi. He said the Prague NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said at the agency "Novosti". Meanwhile, Gaddafi made the following address to the nation and denied to be located in Niger. Learn more. . . He said the Atlantic community is not a fixed date of completion of operations in Libya and will continue until NATO considers that there is no danger for the civilian population, "But I think we are in the final phase of our work.
France took the Libyan rebels € 1,5 billion. He said French Foreign Minister Alain sulfur in an interview with French radio RTL. In connection with this investigation into the matter to the Security Council of the United Nations. This money is only part of the assets of the Libyan government, which froze in France in the spring of 2011. "In the world there are tens of billions of frozen Libyan assets. U.S. to unfreeze some of them British, French and Germans are doing the same thing," said sulfur.
Russia recognized the Transitional National Council of Libya as a legitimate power in the country. This spread in the Russian Foreign Ministry, ITAR-TASS reported. Russia welcomed the Interim National Council proclaimed the reform program, which includes the development of a new constitution, general elections and the formation of the government, said in a statement.
EU partially lifts sanctions against Libya. From the list of sanctions were lifted 28 companies and institutions, including the six ports, several banks, oil and gas companies. Referred to the February 28, the EU imposed sanctions on a number of individuals and organizations associated with the conflict in Libya, providing a travel ban on members of the union, and were frozen Libyan assets in the EU. List of 49 companies fell and 42 people, including the Libyan colonel and his family.
Giampaolo Tarantini Italian businessman was arrested in Naples on charges of blackmail is the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. Police in Naples, in collaboration with the police in Rome arrested a 34-year-old Giampaolo Tarantini and his wife - 32-year-old Angela Devenuto blackmail the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. The arrest was made pursuant to a warrant of arrest issued by a court in Naples, southern Italy, police said in a statement.