Aleksandar Vucic mentioned the West needs the battle between Belgrade and Pristina resolved as quickly as attainable to give attention to Ukraine
Western European powers backed by the US and Turkey try to railroad Serbia into signing an settlement with the breakaway province of Kosovo as quickly as attainable, the nation’s president, Aleksandar Vucic, has claimed. The West is raring to finish the battle between Belgrade and Pristina so it could actually give attention to Ukraine, he added.
In a televised handle to the nation on Saturday, Vucic mentioned Serbia had been urged to settle its variations with partially acknowledged Kosovo by EU’s particular consultant for the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, in addition to the envoys of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron.
In accordance with the Serbian head of state, the representatives of the EU and two European powerhouses made it clear that “they’ve the assist of the USA and Turkey.” The Western powers argue that, with an ongoing army battle in Ukraine, they want to decrease the potential of one other one breaking out in Europe, Vucic mentioned.
He defined that the settlement proposed by Brussels, Berlin and Paris would imply that Serbia must acknowledge “every thing that they assume is actuality.”
The Western envoys additionally allegedly advised the Serbian president that Belgrade ought to make clear its place on the present confrontation between the West and Russia.
Vucic concluded that Serbia had “once more grow to be the collateral injury within the conflicts of the good [powers].”
He predicted that there can be extra makes an attempt at persuasion and strain to drive Serbia to just accept the proposed accord within the coming weeks.
The Serbian president went on to say that, with Western powers championing Ukraine’s territorial integrity, it could be attention-grabbing to see how they’d react if he used the identical argument on the upcoming UN Basic Meeting with respect to Kosovo.
Vucic additionally made it clear that Belgrade wouldn’t budge on this key difficulty and “will struggle for respect for worldwide legislation.”