The Serbian president has been outraged via the appointment of Kosovo’s minister to ethnic teams.
Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic has stated he’ll boycott a deliberate summit assembly between the Eu Union and 6 Western Balkan international locations out of anger with Kosovo’s authorities.
Vucic introduced his choice to skip the assembly in an offended interview on pro-government Serbian broadcaster Crimson TV on Thursday.
Vucic used to be outraged that Kosovo’s High Minister Albin Kurti selected a reasonable Kosovo-Serbian flesh presser, as an alternative of a determine intently related to Serbia’s governing birthday party, to function Kosovo’s minister to ethnic teams.
The ministerial publish has typically been held via a member of the Serbian Record (SL) birthday party, which intently coordinates its insurance policies with Vucic’s authorities in Belgrade.
However Kurti as an alternative tapped Nenad Rasic, a member of the reasonable Revolutionary Democratic Celebration, which isn’t managed via the authorities in Belgrade.
‘Pathetic anti-Serb angle’
Within the TV interview, Vucic denounced the Kosovan president as “terrorist scum” and claimed the EU would display “a pathetic anti-Serb angle” on the Balkan summit.
Vucic additionally claimed that Kurti’s appointment of Rasic “presentations they would like the Serbs to be expelled from Kosovo”.
Ethnic Albanians make up a majority of the ones dwelling in Kosovo, however there are ethnic Serbian communities in addition to Bosniaks, Turks and Roma within the small Balkan country.
Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia in 2008.
It stays conceivable that Serbian High Minister Ana Brnabic may constitute Serbia on the EU summit in Tirana even after Vucic’s offended choice to not attend.