Tag Archives | Serbia

Amnesty: Gruesome Fatalities from new Tear Gas Grenades

By Amnesty International. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq: Gruesome string of fatalities as new tear gas grenades pierce protesters’ skulls The Iraqi authorities must ensure anti-riot police and other security forces in Baghdad immediately stop using two previously unseen types of […]

Iraq Extends Chicken Import Ban

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly extended its ban on poultry imports to three more European countries: Finland, Serbia and the United Kingdom. The ban covers live and frozen poultry imports, and comes in response to bird flu outbreaks. Iraq is the world's fifth biggest buyer of chicken meat, with purchases of 670,000 tonnes last year, […]

Serbia, Iraq sign Telecom Agreement

By John Lee. Serbia and Iraq have signed an agreement on cooperation in telecommunications sector. The document was signed by Serbian Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajic and Iraqi Minister of Telecommunications Hassan Al Rashid, at the end of the Iraqi minister's three-day visit to Serbia. During his visit, the Minister visited Serbian […]

Foreign Minister Meets Serbian and Greek Ambassadors

By John Lee. Iraq's Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, met the Serbian Ambassador to Iraq, Radisav Petrovic, on Wednesday. During the meeting, Minister Zebari called on the Serbian investment companies to contribute in Iraq's reconstruction. The Undersecretary for Policy Planning and Bilateral Relations, Head of the Europe Department, and the Minister's Office Manager also attended the […]

Serbia Eyes Investments in Wassit

By John Lee. The Serbian ambassador to Baghdad, Radisav Petrovich, has expressed his country's desire to invest in Iraq in general, and in Wassit province in particular. At a press conference in the city of Kut, the Ambassador Petrovich said a cooperation agreement will be signed shortly between the two countries. He added that an […]

Serbian Minister Meets Iraqi DPM

By John Lee. Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutleg [Salih al-Mutlaq] met the Serbian Minister of Trade and Transportation, Rasim Letantj, to discuss economic cooperation between the two countries. AIN reports that "the two sides discussed several common [causes] such as activating the economic and agricultural cooperation frameworks as well as exchanging the expertise in industry […]


Iraq Probes Corruption in Military Deal

A member of Iraq's Integrity Committee, Aliya Nassif confirmed on Wednesday that the committee is investigating possible financial corruption in a deal by the previous government's Defense Ministry to buy military equipment from Serbia. Nassif told AKnews that the Ministry of Defense in the former government had contracted with Serbia to buy arms for the […]