Ohio National Guard Builds Partnerships at Platinum Wolf 2018

Nearly 45 members of the Ohio National Guard’s 838th Military Police Company arrived in the Republic of Serbia June 10 to participate in exercise Platinum Wolf. The two-week, multinational peacekeeping exercise will bring 10 nations together to enhance military cooperation and interoperability at Serbia’s South Base and Borovac Training Area, June 11 – 22. The ...
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U.S. Government Provides $22 Million in New Assistance to Serbia

On May 15, 2018, the United States Government and the Government of Serbia signed agreements under which the United States will provide $22 million in assistance to Serbia. These funds will be used to help make Serbia's economy more competitive, strengthen the rule of law, bolster government operations, improve the media regulatory environment, and combat ...
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United States Provided Nearly $1 Billion in Assistance to Serbia

Since 2001, the United States has provided nearly $1 billion in assistance to Serbia-strengthening the rule of law, increasing good governance, fostering inclusive economic growth, supporting cultural preservation, and helping local communities repair infrastructure and become stronger. The interactive map on this page provides examples of some of the construction projects, roads, equipment, renovations, and ...
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Thousands of U.S. Volunteers Make Sure $500,000 in Free Medical Equipment Reaches Serbia

U.S. non-profit humanitarian organization C.U.R.E. (Commission on Urgent Relief and Equipment) delivered various medical equipment worth more than $500,000 to the Clinical Hospital Center Zemun. This organization is one of the biggest non-profit organizations in the world that delivers medical equipment and supplies to the developing countries. It counts about 30 paid employees and more than ...
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Ohio Works With State Partner Serbia, Angola During Trilateral Medical Exercise

During phase two, military medical personnel from Angola, Serbia and Ohio will operate a field hospital Dec. 11-15 in the Bengo Province of Angola. They will focus on areas such as preventative medicine, pediatrics, family practice, dermatology, optometry, dentistry, and obstetrics and gynecology. This engagement is the first-of-its-kind to happen in the Republic of Angola ...
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Ohio National Guard and Serbian Military First Ever Combined Medical Engagement in Angola

About 30 members of the Ohio National Guard are participating alongside the Angolan and Serbian Armed Forces in the first combined medical engagement between the three militaries, Dec. 4-15 in the Republic of Angola. The two-week trilateral engagement, called PAMBALA 2017, consists of two phases. Phase one, which kicked off Dec. 4 in Luanda, is ...
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U.S. ARMY Paratrooper Uros Dzelebdzic Returns to Serbia

U.S. ARMY Paratrooper Spc. Uros Dzelebdzic, a medic with Charlie Company, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade, was born in Belgrade, Serbia and is acting as translator during the exercise. Exercise Double Eagle is a multi-national company-level airborne insertion exercise designed to enhance the relationship between the U.S. and Serbia and strengthen regional security.
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INL’s ICITAP Program Helps Serbian Police Leadership Advance Police Services

INL’s implementing partner ICITAP Serbia will sponsor participation Assistant Director of Police and Nemanja Bojičić, Chief of Staff to Director of Police, in the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference which will take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania October 21-24, 2017. The Association goals are to advance police services worldwide: to develop and disseminate ...
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ICITAP and Serbian Ministry of Interior Attend Training for Future Women in Law Enforcement Leadership Positions

INL’s partner ICITAP Serbia travelled with representative from Serbian Ministry of Interior to Concord, New Hampshire where they will attend leadership training for  future women in law enforcement leadership positions, the training program is sponsored by IACP’s Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI). The training is from August 21-25, 2017. The primary focus is ib furthering professional ...
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Readout Of The Vice President’s Meeting With President Of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President July 17, 2017 Vice President Mike Pence met today with President of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić. The leaders agreed on the importance of the bilateral relationship and expressed the desire to deepen the partnership between the United States and Serbia. The Vice President expressed U.S. support for Serbia’s ...
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$9 Million For Strengthening Serbia’s Economy and Institution Efficiency

USAID Serbia Мission Director Azza El – Abd and Jadranka Joksimovic, Serbian Minister without portfolio responsible for EU integration, signed amendments to two bi-lateral assistance agreements: Agreement for the better functioning of the public administration of the Republic of Serbia (worth $4,450,000) and amendment to the Agreement for a more competitive market economy (worth $4,645,425). After ...
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Major General John Harris Visits Joint KFOR-Serbian Army Patrol

Adjutant General – Army, Ohio National Guard, Major General John Harris, visited the members of the Serbian Armed Forces and KFOR engaged in the simultaneous patrol in the Kosovo-Serbia Ground Safety. According to General Harris, the joint patrols emphasize the importance of building trust, and it is well known that Ohio and Serbia have had ...
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U.S. and Serbian Armed Forces Joint Engineer Training

At Borovac training ground and Vrtogos shooting range a part of the members of the 310th Engineer Battalion of the 3rd Army Brigade and the 15th Engineer Battalion of the US Armed Forces European Command have demonstrated the knowledge acquired during the joint training conducted from 7th – 28th April around the South Base. During ...
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Opening of The New Daycare Center For Persons With Disabilities in Pirot

Director of the European Partnership Task Force of U.S. European Command, Brigadier General William Hall, participated at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of a daycare center for persons with mental and physical disabilities in Pirot. The construction of the daycare center, worth $415,000, was funded by the U.S. Armed Forces European Command, coordinated through ...
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Embassy Supports Minority Rights Defenders Program

Institute for European Affairs, supported by the Embassy of The United States in Belgrade is implementing the Minority Rights Defenders program. Project that brings together students of Law, recently Bachelor or Master of Laws and lawyers, as well as police officers and people who are being educated for similar professions. The idea of the program ...
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U.S. Department of Justice Strengthens Special Anti-terrorism Unit and War Crimes Investigations

The International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) works with Serbian governments to develop professional and transparent law enforcement institutions that protect human rights, combat corruption, and reduce the threat of transnational crime and terrorism. ICITAP provides international development assistance that supports both national security and foreign policy objectives. U.S. Embassy Belgrade, through its Department of ...
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U.S. Army Europe Commanding General Visits Serbia

The Commanding General of United States Army in Europe, Lieutenant General Frederick Hodges, met with the Serbian Minister of Defence, Zoran Đorđević, during his visit of Serbia. Lieutenant General Hodges expressed positive impressions about the cooperation between USAREUR and the Serbian Armed Forces and highlighted extraordinary professionalism and level of training of the members of the ...
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Serbian Minister of Defense Meets Ambassador Scott

The Minister of Defense, Mr. Zoran Đorđević and the Ambassador of the United States of America, Mr. Kyle Scott, talked about the continuation of the established and the development of the future cooperation between the two countries in the field of defense. The interlocutors stated that the bilateral military cooperation was one of the most ...
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U.S. and Serbia Sign Cancer Eradication Memorandum of Understanding

Ambassador Kyle Scott and the Minister of Health of the Serbian government ass. dr. Zlatibor Loncar today signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of research, prevention, control and disease management. Memorandum entails a direct cooperation on these issues between the Serbian Ministry of Health and the National Cancer Institute of the ...
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U.S. Navy SEALs Train with Serbian Forces

Members of Special Operations Command Europe conducted the first-ever Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) with the Serbian Special Anti-Terrorist Unit (SAJ) here Nov. 23 through Dec. 13. The fourteen-day JCET is designed to give U.S Special Operations Forces an opportunity to conduct combined exercises with foreign security forces in a variety of areas to sharpen ...
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Ambassador Scott met with the President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic

Ambassador Scott met with the President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic on January 17 to review the previous year and discuss future cooperation in 2017.  The ambassador praised the progress in Serbia regarding economic stability and growth.  He noted the opening of four chapters in the EU accession process in 2016, and said ...
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Ohio National Guard and Serbian Military Combined Medical Teams Help Citizens in Rural Serbia

Serbian Armed Forces and the Ohio National Guard organized free medical examinations for the residents of eight villages remote from health care facilities in the towns of Presevo and Bujanovac during the month of September. Joint medical teams carried out 3,364 examinations on 1,900 patients on six locations in the Pcinj Administrative District. In Reljan, ...
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The United States strongly supports Serbia’s aspirations to join the European Union

The United States strongly supports Serbia’s aspirations to join the European Union. We, therefore, welcome Prime Minister Vucic’s commitment made following a meeting with the EU and Quint Ambassadors to continue on this path. As one of Serbia’s advocates in this process, we understand that hard work and the implementation of difficult reforms is still ...
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Embassy congratulates Prime Minister Vucic and his team on reaching the important agreements in Brussels

We congratulate Prime Minister Vucic and his team on reaching the important agreements yesterday in Brussels with Kosovo Prime Minister Mustafa. We also applaud the excellent work of EU High Representative Mogherini and the EU in facilitating these agreements and the ongoing Brussels Dialogue. These four agreements on energy, telecommunications, principles for establishing an Association/Community ...
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