President Barack Obama welcomes Ambassador Vladimir Petrovic of the Republic of Serbia on May 20, 2009 / State Department Middle East, Regional conflicts, Top Stories Former Serbia envoy’s new firm taps ex-Obama aide for $1.2 million Qatar deal by Julian Pecquet on August 23, 2020 Julian Pecquet Author More in Middle East: Saudi sovereign wealth fund hires New York’s Teneo for $2.7 million September 8, 2021 Ex-Rep. Livingston, Lanny Davis team up on $1 million lobbying push for Libya’s Haftar ahead of elections September 6, 2021 Ex-Interior Minister Bashagha turns to BGR for Libya election lobbying September 3, 2021 Former Serbian Ambassador to Washington Vladimir Petrovic has struck a $1.2 million deal to represent Qatar via a new firm created to capitalize on ties to Joe Biden's presidential campaign. Foreign Lobby Report provides comprehensive coverage of the latest foreign lobbying news—who’s hired whom, and why—that you won’t get anywhere else. Purchase this article for $5.00 or subscribe for unlimited access. Already a subscriber? Sign in here.