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Vučić in an address to the people of Serbia declared his desire for peace – news from Ukraine, Politics

President of Serbia Alexander Vucic declared his desire for a peaceful resolution of the conflict with Kosovo. Vučić said this in an address to the Serbian people, reports Kurir.

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As noted, Vučić addressed the citizens of Serbia after a meeting at the General Staff.

He said that the Serbian side met with the KFOR commander, and there are several more meetings to come.

“It is extremely important for us that the dialogue continues and that we begin to resolve issues peacefully,” the Serbian president said and said that he asked international representatives to do everything possible to stop the escalation.

REFERENCE. Kosovo seceded from Serbia and declared its independence in 2008. Serbia still does not recognize the independence of the republic. Kosovo has been recognized by 116 countries, including the United States and most EU countries. Among those who refused to recognize the independence of the republic are Ukraine and some EU members: Spain, Greece, Cyprus, Romania and Slovakia. Kosovo supports Western sanctions against Russia. Serbia has friendly relations with Moscow. The military of the two countries regularly conduct joint exercises. In addition, in 2019, the Serbian Minister of Defense stated that the country could withdraw from the EU for the sake of Russia.

KFOR (Kosovo Force) – an international force led by NATO, responsible for ensuring stability in Kosovo.
The KFOR forces were created in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution No. 1244 and entered Kosovo on June 12, 1999.

  • July 31 Serbs block roads in Kosovo, sirens and gunfire could be heard. The Prime Minister of Kosovo, Albin Kurti, said that the coming days in the country will be difficult. According to him, aggravation of the situation in Kosovo associated with “Serbian chauvinism”.
  • Embassy of Ukraine in Serbia warned Ukrainians from visiting the southern part of Serbia due to the aggravation of the situation on the border with Kosovo.
  • The NATO-led international force responsible for maintaining stability in Kosovo, the Kosovo Force (KFOR), declared willingness to intervene.

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