Serbian Prime Minister-Elect Aleksandar Vucic vowed to cut spending and avoid debt restructuring before a vote on his government as he begins work on an international aid accord and European Union membership.
Eight years after Aleksandar Vucic rallied behind war-crimes suspects and tried to shield Serbia from western influence, he’s poised to take over the government after a March 16 election as a pro-European reformer.
Serbia’s Progressive Party pledged to form a new government by May 1 after winning an outright parliamentary majority in an election on a pledge to fight graft, fix the economy and join the European Union by 2020.
Serbs headed to the polls today in early parliamentary elections designed to install Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic as the head of a government vowing to spur the economy and win European Union membership by 2020.
Serbians will head to the polls today in early elections designed to install Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic as the head of a government vowing to spur the economy and win European Union membership by 2020.
Investor bets that Aleksandar Vucic will overhaul Serbian public finances and pursue European Union membership as prime minister are turning the country’s local bonds into the world’s best developing-nation performers.
Ljubica Mladic, a 76-year-old pensioner, says Serbia should join the European Union. Ljubica Rovic, an unemployed wallpaper hanger, says it shouldn’t. Mladic favors capital from abroad; Rovic wants foreign banks to leave.