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In a new security initiative, Chinese police are starting patrols with their local counterparts in three Serbian cities. Officials say the measures will help a growing number of Chinese tourists feel safe when they visit Serbia, although two of the target cities — Novi Sad and Smederevo — are better known for Chinese investment than for tourism, writes RFERL.
China, along with Russia and Turkey, have made inroads into the Balkan region which has a long history of instability. The EU and NATO have been aggressively trying to bring the region away from Eastern influence.
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