Telefonica is interested in acquiring a stake in Telekom Srbija, Cinco Dias reports, citing Bozidar Delic, deputy prime minister for European integration. The statement was made at a meeting Delic had with the Spanish minister of foreign affairs Miguel Angel Moratinos in Madrid. According to Delic, Telefonica might be interested in acquiring a 40 percent stake in Telekom Serbia. The Serbian government plans to sell half of its 80 percent stake in Telekom Srbija in September. Accroding to Serbia’s telecommunications minister Jasna Matic, Egyptian operator Orascom is still favourite in the Telekom Srbija tender, but Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica also confirmed interest in the incumbent’s privatization.