Russia calls for meeting with NATO


Russian envoy to NATO Dmitri Rogozin has called for an urgent Russia-NATO meeting regarding US plans to send arms to Kosovo.

Rogozin wants the meeting to take place next week.

He accused the US of giving weapons to former terrorists for the war against terrorism, adding that such a move was, if nothing else, interesting.

However, NATO officials said that they do not know of any requests coming from Russia for such a meeting.

Rogozin said that the people who were in power in Kosovo had reached those positions as organizers and leaders of the Kosovo Liberation Army, which Rogozin said many considered to be a terrorist organization.

Last night, President Boris Tadić called George Bush’s decision to send arms to Kosovo “bad news.”

Tadić said that the US president should have refrained from taking such a step.

“It’s bad news and comes at a very sensitive moment for Serbia and the Serbs in Kosovo, and I can in no way support it,” the president told Pink TV.

He said that the news could be interpreted another way, as leading analysts have justified the decision as a routine measure on the part of the US administration. “That’s another way of interpreting it. However, the fact is that Kosovo was recognized in such a way that it has no legal form and was recognized violates international law. Were a state to become independent on the basis of international law, such a decision could be accepted,” said Tadić.

The president added, however, that “something like this should not have happened.” (B92)


The New Age of Commerce is Approaching Analysis

The New Age of Commerce is Approaching

Horthy Statue to be Unveiled in Parliament Parliament

Horthy Statue to be Unveiled in Parliament

UPS Appoints Regional Director Appointments

UPS Appoints Regional Director

Completion of Metro Line M3 Renovation Delayed City

Completion of Metro Line M3 Renovation Delayed


Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.