Serbia Elects Its First Female and Openly Gay Prime Minister - Papermag

After a tumultuous journey filled with much opposition from conservative politicians in her country, Ana Brnabic has officially been named the new Prime Minister of Serbia. She was confirmed yesterday in a vote by Parliament, passing 157 to 55, earning ...

New Serbian Government to Continue Opposing Anti-Russian Sanctions - Sputnik International

Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said that the new government of Serbia will continue to oppose Western sanctions against Russia. A worker arranges flags of Serbia and EU on a lamppost in Belgrade (File). © AFP 2017/ ALEXA STANKOVIC.

Serbia lawmakers elect 1st female and 1st openly gay premier - New Jersey Herald

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian lawmakers elected Ana Brnabic as prime minister on Thursday, making history by choosing both the conservative Balkan nation's first female prime minister and its first openly gay leader. Parliament voted 157-55 to ...

Profile: Ana Brnabic, first female prime minister in Serbia - Xinhua

BELGRADE, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Ana Brnabic, first woman and LGBT person to become part of Serbian government, has been elected on Thursday at the parliament as the new Prime Minister of the country by 157 votes out of 250 MPs. Brnabic was born in ...

First session of new Serbian government held - European Western Balkans (press release)

BELGRADE – The Government of the Republic of Serbia, at the first session in its new makeup on Friday, adopted a Decision on the appointment of Novak Nedić as the Secretary General of the government, Government of Serbia stated. Serbian Prime ...

New Serbian cabinet holds first session - B92

The new Serbian government, elected on Thursday, held the first session in Belgrade on Friday, and decided to to appoint Novak Nedic as its secretary-general. Source: B92, Tanjug Friday, June 30, 2017 | 15:44 ...

Serbian Lawmakers Elect First Openly Gay Prime Minister - On Top Magazine

Serbian lawmakers on Thursday elected Ana Brnabic, who is openly lesbian, to be the nation's next prime minister. According to the AP, Parliament approved President Aleksandar Vucic's nomination with a 157-55 vote. “If elected in parliament, I will run ...

Serbia now has its first ever openly gay (and female) prime minster - Gay Times Magazine

Brnabic's appointment as the country's first openly gay and female prime minister was confirmed in a parliamentary vote of 157 to 55 on Thursday, despite reports that she was facing opposition from fellow politicians with anti-gay views. She was ...

Serbia's new PM promised new cooperation with Albanians - www.worldbulletin.net

Ana Brnabiç was voted as the first woman leading the Serbian government, but also as the first Serbian politician openly declared gay. Proposed by President Alexandar Vucic, she received 157 votes in favor and 55 against, promising to bring the country ...

EU backs Serbia's new government amid Russian doubts - Anadolu Agency

The European Union's enlargement chief on Friday welcomed Serbia's new government despite Russian claims Belgrade's EU membership bid is set to fail. On Thursday night the Serbian parliament chose a new government lead by Prime Minister Ana ...

Tokens and Taboos in Serbia - Balkan Insight (blog)

Pinkwashing or not, the appointment of Ana Brnabic as PM was a good move for human rights in Serbia. Ana Brnabic is one of the very few openly out people in a country where attacks on LGBT people are still common. Photo: Beta. Since the assassination ...

"EU bid must not and will not disturb Russia ties" - B92

President Aleksandar Vucic spoke on Thursday with Russian State Duma member Sergei Zheleznyak and Lomonosov State University professor Olga Zinovieva. Source: Tanjug Friday, June 30, 2017 | 12:42 ...

First Gay Woman Elected Serbian PM - New Delhi Times

The 250-seat Serbian Parliament voted overwhelmingly to elect 41-year-old Ana Brnabic Prime Minister following the proposal by President Aleksander Vucic. Brnabic's election as the first openly gay prime minister is of particular note in Serbia, as the ...

Serbia lawmakers elect 1st female and 1st openly gay PM - Newburgh Gazette

A total of 157 out of 250 deputies voted in favour of prime minister Ana Brnabic's government, the Serbian government said in a statement late on Thursday. Ms Brnabic joins a handful of other openly gay leaders in Europe, including new Irish Prime ...

In Serbia, the new Prime Minister was a woman with gay - AppsforPCdaily

Ana Brnabic at a parliamentary session in Belgrade on Wednesday. Credit Marko Djurica Reuters Ana Brnabic at a parliamentary session in Belgrade on Wednesday. Credit Marko Djurica ReutersBELGRADE Serbia. Author Floyd Cook. 30 June, 2017.

Serbia's parliament endorses Ana Brnabic-led government - SeeNews

BELGRADE (Serbia), June 30 (SeeNews) – Serbia's parliament endorsed a new government led by Ana Brnabic which is expected to stay on reform course to improve the quality of life of the country's citizens. A total of 157 out of 250 deputies voted in ...

Serbia gets first gay woman PM - Viet Nam News

BELGRADE — The Serbian parliament yesterday voted in Ana Brnabic, an openly gay woman, as the country's Prime Minister in a landmark move for the patriarchal conservative country and the entire Balkans region. The 41-year old Brnabic and her cabinet ...

Serbia's new cabinet takes oath - TASS

BELGRADE, June 30. /TASS/. The new cabinet of ministers of Serbia, led by Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, took oath on Thursday. The ministers read out the text of the oath in unison and then put their signatures under the written version during the ...

Serbia elects gov't with Ana Brnabic as new PM - Xinhua

Ana Brnabic (1st L, Front) and new cabinet members take the oath of office at the Serbian Parliament building in Belgrade, Serbia, on June 29, 2017. Serbian parliament on Thursday elected the new government of Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, which ...

Backgrounder: Makeup of Serbia's new cabinet - Xinhua

BELGRADE, June 29 (Xinhua) -- The new cabinet of Serbia, presided by Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, first woman PM who replaced Aleksandar Vucic at the helm of the government, was endorsed by the country's parliament on Thursday. The new government ...