President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic will be a candidate in the presidential elections, Sputnik and N1 are reporting. B92 has also unofficially received confirmation of this news from Nikolic’s cabinet. According to media reports, the president made the decision on Wednesday evening, as he celebrated his 65th birthday. Earlier, Tanjug was told by sources from his cabinet that they could “neither confirm nor deny” that the president would launch a reelection bid. As the news was published late last night, Nikolic posted a tweet with the following message, a part of his address at the Statehood Day reception: “No retreat, no withdrawal” – along with photographs where he is seen with PM and SNS leader Aleksadar Vucic.