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"Kommersant": not abandoning neutrality, Serbia is actively moving to NATO

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Serbia, which Russia considers its ally in the Balkans, has made a big step towards NATO, the newspaper writes Kommersant.




“We need the Alliance as an ally, who protects our people in Kosovo and Metohija,” said Serbian Prime Minister Alexander Vucic yesterday, commenting on the cooperation agreement with NATO ratified by the parliament yesterday. “I don’t see anything wrong in that,” he added.

“The agreement takes the interaction between Belgrade and the alliance to a new level. NATO members receive freedom of movement on the territory of Serbia, access to all facilities, and most importantly - diplomatic immunity. The property of the Alliance and its representatives is exempt from all taxes and customs duties. The document provides for the mutual exchange of confidential information, ”explains the author of the article Gennady Sysoev.

The pro-Russian opposition took this document in hostility. “This is another major step towards the quiet involvement of Serbia in the alliance,” warned the leader of the Democratic Party, Sanda Rashkovich-Ivic. “By this law, NATO enters Serbia without its formal membership in the alliance, and Belgrade is drawn into an anti-Russian military alliance.” She demanded that the President of the country Nikolic impose a veto on the law.

Meanwhile, newspaper sources believe that the president is unlikely to impose a veto on the law and start a confrontation with the prime minister. Especially since this is not the first such document.

“Last March, Serbia signed the Individual Partnership Plan (IPAP) with the alliance, according to which it granted NATO the right to use its entire military infrastructure and opened the Yug military training center for members of the alliance,” the author recalls.
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  1. AdekvatNICK
    AdekvatNICK 17 February 2016 15: 55
    36
    tin, you join an organization that recently carried out carpet bombing of your inhabitants. and carried out genocide of the population, and all this was called "operation merciful angel."
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      1. Michael67
        Michael67 17 February 2016 16: 04
        +5
        Very sad. We are losing Serbia. It is worth thinking about how many "friends" we have around and how many of them can reverse gear, even if the Serbs have worked out the BB in relations with us ("buki" - "buki" (flag semaphore) - give full back, stay in place).
        1. ya.seliwerstov2013
          ya.seliwerstov2013 17 February 2016 16: 17
          12
          Quote: Michael67
          It is worth thinking about how many "friends" we have around and how many of them can reverse gear
          1. Thrall
            Thrall 17 February 2016 16: 20
            13
            Found in VK:
            New Year's gift to the commander of the Army of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Serbian volunteer Deyan Berich.

            I have in my hands one of the most revered awards of the young Donetsk Republic, the Order For Military Valor, 0104st degree, number XNUMX. Heavy, strict, my palm is pleasantly cold. This is the award of my friend Dejan Berich, the famous Deka. I was looking for him for almost a year. I know what the price was paid for it: five wounds, pneumonia, a gray head at the age of forty and, most importantly, the inability to return to the Motherland, home.
            Donbass became the home for Deck. I congratulate you with this high award, friend, and wish that next year both the exploits and sufferings of volunteers like you finally bring Donbass Victory and Peace! Congratulations!
            1. _Vladislav_
              _Vladislav_ 17 February 2016 17: 14
              +9
              Serbs have no alternative .... actually, for now.
              If we look at the map of Europe, it turns out that Serbia is surrounded by countries integrated to the west. Integrated economic and political.
              Russia can only be considered as one of the trading partners. As an alternative system of geopolitical wagging, Russia has not yet developed an economic one. The EAC is far from the EU (well, at least for now). And we have nothing to offer Serbia except friendship and military bases.

              Today, the mind of the average Serb is still oriented more toward creating comfortable conditions for a consumer society in his country (washing machines, iPhones, automobiles, computers, eating tasty food, land on credit, for rent, etc., etc.) . And Hurray to urinate the West, well, no. Even though they once suffered from the same NATO, they believe that also NATO will be able to guarantee their security the way Serbia enters their orbit.

              At the same time, most Serbs today are not ready to feel the pressure of the West (in the broad sense of the word) because of an attempt to deploy some military components of the Russian Federation or somehow associate with Russia in economic terms. Such integration for the Serbs would not bring anything but economic problems, and some sort of VLUPIDOL from the countries of the ideological West. Economic EAU, I draw attention so far, will not be able to pull out Serbia. The average Serb, today, does not want an idea for barricades, even despite the insult. And Russia simply has nothing to offer Serbia today, not once it’s possible that opportunity will appear, but today there’s nothing but an offer to risk its security in the name of a common idea.

              PS
              In tactical terms, Russia does not have a single military base there, and, in principle, the country is at the epicenter of NATO. P.E. so far, Serbia, jerking toward Russia is illogical, inappropriate, unrealistic.
              1. Baikonur
                Baikonur 17 February 2016 19: 48
                -1
                Quote: _Vladislav_
                Russia does not have a single military base there, and in principle the country is at the epicenter of NATO. P.E. so far, Serbia, jerking toward Russia is illogical, inappropriate, unrealistic.
                Serbs have no alternative ..

                Like this? So what is that around NATO!
                And these incompatible concepts in the title of the article also sound somehow strange:
                without renouncing neutrality, Serbia is actively moving to NATO
        2. kil 31
          kil 31 17 February 2016 16: 23
          +3
          Oct 28, 2015. Under Politics
          In the coming days, Serbia and the Russian Federation are going to sign a unique military contract, which involves the almost complete rearmament of the Serbian army to Russian standards. On Tuesday, October 27, Prime Minister of the Republic Alexander Vuchich arrived in Moscow to discuss the details of the document.
          Russia intends to supply Serbia with the latest missile defense systems capable of detecting and intercepting low-flying targets.
          Do not supply or sell anything. Since they have this with NATO. am
          “The agreement takes the interaction between Belgrade and the alliance to a new level. NATO members receive freedom of movement throughout Serbia, access to all facilities, and most importantly - diplomatic immunity. The property of the alliance and its representatives is exempt from all taxes and customs payments. Provides document and mutual exchange of confidential information»
          1. Blondy
            Blondy 17 February 2016 19: 15
            0
            This "unique contract" could well turn out to be a spectacle for NATO to be more accommodating. In addition to "can sign" nothing later than October 28, the network does not observe.
          2. Damask
            Damask 17 February 2016 19: 38
            0
            And probably, as always, fraternal for free
        3. oldseaman1957
          oldseaman1957 17 February 2016 16: 24
          +7
          Quote: Michael67
          We are losing Serbia. It is worth considering how many "friends" we have around
          - The US has worked out the mechanism of delaying NATO to the point of automaticity. They look out for the main links (top officials, up to the president), and begin to pump them over to the slack: compromising evidence, bribes, adultery, etc. Then an offer is made that cannot be refused (no cases of refusals were recorded). Well, then, these "charged" figures do whatever Uncle Sam wants. Somewhere like that. And the people, the people, like us, are extras ... Fortunately, the mattress makers cannot calculate our GDP, after all, they are committee tempering. Otherwise we, too, would swear like Serbs.
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          2. Temples
            Temples 17 February 2016 17: 13
            +2
            Very sad. We are losing Serbia.

            They set sail long ago.
            They speak Russian, but do not consider themselves Russian.
            Anyone who does not believe that they scratch in Russian can visit any Serbian site.
            So, to wait for fidelity and brotherhood from the Serbs is also the same as to seek love from the current kaklov.
            With all these Westernized Slavs it is necessary to conduct business relying solely on their own interests.
            And no illusions needed. These are torn lands and peoples.
            Thank God Crimea is back.
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        4. A-Sim
          A-Sim 17 February 2016 16: 34
          +1
          Only two friends - our army and navy.
        5. 30BIS
          30BIS 17 February 2016 17: 36
          0
          Let's estimate, dear! Now, something exceptional happened .. God forbid! How many friends and acquaintances (excluding mother and father) of any of you there are people willing to give life and health personally for you ..? Not for money, not out of compulsion, just because a friend! I’m sure that there are! But there are very few of them. Most likely one. But he is real. So is our country! There is a friend and ally for the mortal battle. Maybe one, but the real one. False and dependent friends are not needed.
        6. g1v2
          g1v2 17 February 2016 21: 49
          +1
          We lost it about 50 years ago, when Yugoslavia proclaimed its own special path. Focusing on NATO is the main focus of Serbian politics. Milosevic then who gave NATO? It’s just that the Serbs know that Russia can always be milked by kindred feelings - that’s always recognized in love. I repeat for the hundredth time. Want Serbia to be your friend? Finance the media, buy politicians, nominate Seselj, promote it, extinguish competitors, overthrow the government of Serbia, etc. All this will require a lot of money, which is unlikely to pay off, but if you are already in love with the Serbs, then this is the only way. request By the way, the militants in Syria got a lot of weapons of the Serbian pr-va - what do you think where it comes from? You don’t need to invent your little brothers - you must be guided by the national interests of the Russian Federation and everything will be. hi
    2. yuriy55
      yuriy55 17 February 2016 16: 04
      0
      stop It seems that this is not written by a newspaper, but by some ...! I do not believe - fake ...

      Serbia needs NATO to protect the Serbian people in Kosovo and Mitochia, said Prime Minister Alexander Vučić in response to criticism from the opposition. Therefore, Belgrade will continue to participate financially in the military operations of the alliance, which, however, will not prevent it. maintain military neutrality, assured Vučić.


      Original news InoTV:
      https://russian.rt.com/inotv/2016-02-17/Serbskij-premer-otvetil-kritikam-NATO
    3. Civil
      Civil 17 February 2016 16: 07
      -3
      Another ally fell off ...
      1. Ze Kot
        Ze Kot 17 February 2016 16: 30
        0
        Quote: Civil
        Another ally fell off ...


        Were they allies?
    4. Wiruz
      Wiruz 17 February 2016 16: 07
      +1
      This proves once again that Russia has no external allies. There are friends, there are partners, but all of them may one day be on the other side of the barricades. request
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    6. cherrybuster
      cherrybuster 17 February 2016 16: 28
      -2
      Also say that the Americans bombed the Germans, and Germany joined NATO
    7. sherp2015
      sherp2015 17 February 2016 20: 31
      +1
      Quote: AdekvatNICK
      tin, you join an organization that recently carried out carpet bombing of your inhabitants. and carried out genocide of the population, and all this was called "operation merciful angel."

      Quote: Michael67
      Very sad. We are losing Serbia. It is worth thinking about how many "friends" we have around and how many of them can reverse gear, even if the Serbs have worked out the BB in relations with us ("buki" - "buki" (flag semaphore) - give full back, stay in place).


      The Serbs asked for help and the Yeltsinoid government showed them where the sleeve was sewn from.
      I remember very well when, before the start of the bombing of Yugoslavia, the Serbs, realizing that the Russian government would not protect them, asked: "brothers, Russia, give S 300" ...
  2. Putinets
    Putinets 17 February 2016 15: 56
    +7
    Again and again, there are no more reliable friends with us than the army and navy
  3. Great-grandfather of Zeus
    Great-grandfather of Zeus 17 February 2016 15: 58
    +1
    And all the same, sooner or later, but they will come running to us with shouts, "Help Russia" -!
    1. kirpich
      kirpich 17 February 2016 16: 07
      19
      They shouted "Brothers help" when NATO planes bombed them.
      Many Yeltsin prikh .... nor help?
      You can at least blame it, but I think that we lost Serbia because of Yeltsin’s policy.
      1. marna
        marna 17 February 2016 16: 50
        +8
        Quote: kirpich
        We lost Serbia because of Yeltsin’s policies.

        We have hardly lost Russia because of Yeltsin’s policies, not Serbia. Helped than they could. In the 99th, they themselves were not in chocolate.
        Today Serbia, or rather its authorities, are already worn out tossing about between two chairs. Serbia's position depends entirely on the orientation of its power. At the moment, the government is more focused on Western countries, and not on Russia. At the same time, just in case, it does not spoil relations with us. The West uses them in its own interests, and we, according to old memory, can plant something material. Remember at least the flood in Serbia in May 2014, and our Ministry of Emergency Situations went there, and humanitarian aid by planes, and where was the west at that time? ... Vucic from the TV screen, against the background of our plane, the Ministry of Emergency Situations called out to them for help. Russia helped - thank you, and then we ourselves will figure out who to live with, but if anything, we will turn to you again. This is Serbia's policy towards Russia, if something is needed, they immediately remember that they are "brothers."
  4. avvg
    avvg 17 February 2016 15: 59
    0
    We have only "partners" all around in Europe, even among the Slavs.
    1. Thrall
      Thrall 17 February 2016 16: 03
      +8
      The fewer "allies" there are, the fewer opportunities there are to betray or substitute Russia.
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  7. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 17 February 2016 16: 07
    +1
    The document is vile. If true. Brothers betrayed? I don’t know, not sure.
  8. Michael67
    Michael67 17 February 2016 16: 07
    0
    Quote: yuriy55
    stop It seems that this is not written by a newspaper, but by some ...! I do not believe - fake ...

    Here is a link to the issue of the newspaper "Kommersant" - http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2918038.
  9. Limon1972
    Limon1972 17 February 2016 16: 09
    +1
    Of course it is sad sad I thought we’ll deploy the base there.
  10. Shmel-pchel
    Shmel-pchel 17 February 2016 16: 09
    0
    And the people apparently agree to NATO. He was not asked, but he keeps quiet!
  11. Abbra
    Abbra 17 February 2016 16: 10
    0
    There are more and more of these little brothers and friends ... No one can be trusted. Yes and impossible.
  12. Primus pilus
    Primus pilus 17 February 2016 16: 11
    0
    If that is how it went, then we need to make sure that Serbia in NATO brings us secret benefits. Maybe this is our task for them? politics is not easy.
    1. beck
      beck 17 February 2016 17: 23
      0
      what benefit? it turns out that the NATO in Serbia will poke their nose everywhere, and the Serbs will not be allowed into the gunshot. example of the alliance members from the baltic
  13. 76SSSR
    76SSSR 17 February 2016 16: 21
    +3
    How can you come to terms with the bombing of cities, forgive it all and consider NATO its guarantor ... humiliating and disgusting ...
    1. Mjohn
      Mjohn 17 February 2016 16: 26
      +6
      say it to japan laughing two nuclear strikes and nothing is friends good
    2. cherrybuster
      cherrybuster 17 February 2016 16: 45
      +1
      tell me, how many civilians died from NATO bombing in the former Yugoslavia?
      1. Andrey Yuryevich
        Andrey Yuryevich 17 February 2016 16: 49
        +2
        Quote: cherrybuster
        tell me, how many civilians died from NATO bombing in the former Yugoslavia?

        beats, then love ... so it goes. what
  14. SMS
    SMS 17 February 2016 16: 23
    +1
    They bought all the Americans!
  15. Viktor2410
    Viktor2410 17 February 2016 16: 29
    +3
    And Belarus is moving away, maybe we have not effective managers in power?
    1. beck
      beck 17 February 2016 17: 25
      +1
      rather corrupt
  16. VVM
    VVM 17 February 2016 16: 31
    0
    The Serbs must already decide: either they are with us, or with NATO. And remember 1999
  17. Maksim
    Maksim 17 February 2016 16: 38
    +2
    Is that why Serbia wants to defend itself with the help of NATO?
    1. teron
      teron 17 February 2016 17: 18
      +1
      Chic question. In a million.
  18. Kind angry
    Kind angry 17 February 2016 16: 39
    +1
    When, at last, will they all all join the alliance !? It’s time for us to retarget, set goals according to priority and start soldier !
  19. barclay
    barclay 17 February 2016 16: 41
    +1
    No wonder. Serbia’s entry into NATO is a matter of time. It has long been essentially isolated from Russia.
  20. cherrybuster
    cherrybuster 17 February 2016 16: 43
    -5
    At the moment, NATO is the only guarantee that the "big brother" will not knock on you. So it's okay. Moreover, Serbia is no more an ally for us than some Ethiopians with Dagestanis
    1. soldat74
      soldat74 17 February 2016 17: 16
      +1
      Ethiopia is understandable, but what about Dagistan? Are they our enemies?
  21. sania275
    sania275 17 February 2016 16: 47
    +5
    Maybe it's for the best. When the Serbs feel bad (and it will), then Russia does not need to intervene once again in defense of the "brothers" and lose its soldiers for their freedom and independence. 1999 does not count, then we ourselves were breathing.
  22. avg-mgn
    avg-mgn 17 February 2016 17: 02
    -1
    The impression is that the experience of the brainless leaders of small states (we will not poke a finger) does not teach anyone anything. Probably something needs to be fixed at the conservatory. And by and large ptfu on them.
  23. 31rus
    31rus 17 February 2016 17: 07
    +2
    Dear, but we don’t see logs in our eyes? We have helped Russia a lot in Ukraine (but I forgot, a special plan), Montenegro asks for help, so what? Well, let’s minus or refute
    1. teron
      teron 17 February 2016 17: 25
      +4
      I agree dear. Something around all the enemies. Yes, they hate us so fiercely that we get goosebumps ... Well, about the propaganda and manual leadership of some countries (by the night we will not remember) - it's all clear. But somehow it is easy for our "partners" to foster this hatred of Russia in the peoples around us. Maybe what's wrong with us? Maybe take another look in the mirror?
      1. AID.S
        AID.S 17 February 2016 19: 26
        0
        Quote: teron
        I agree dear. Something around all the enemies. Yes, they hate us so fiercely that we get goosebumps ... Well, about the propaganda and manual leadership of some countries (by the night we will not remember) - it's all clear. But somehow it is easy for our "partners" to foster this hatred of Russia in the peoples around us. Maybe what's wrong with us? Maybe take another look in the mirror?

        Do you offer to repent? And the fact that our "partners" have never given up on the goal of destroying us is nothing? Tell me, what would happen to Poland, the limitrophes, if they lived the last 25 years without Russophobia? Would Russia have occupied them? If the Banderlog came to power in the elections, would Crimea have an opportunity to return? The answer is obvious: what have we done so bad for them in 25 years? Answer! Hey! Bad food?
        1. teron
          teron 18 February 2016 10: 03
          0
          I am not in the plan to "repent", dear. And you don't need to feed them. I mean our internal problems, which, when viewed from the outside, do not paint Russia. About the economy limping on both legs (crisis every five years, stable upper class and other rubbish). About the destruction of education and science. About corruption (remember Serdyukov - a circus with him, Chubais, the same), about how we allocate state money for ideological slop (such as "Anticipation", etc.), in order to defile our history, slander the memory of our ancestors. If we ourselves do not respect our Motherland, our ancestors, who defended our country in a terrible war, and then rebuilt a great power from ruins, then who will respect us?
          I actually about it. And no one needs to be fed. We must make sure that other nations themselves are drawn to us, attracted by the Idea, and not by discounts on oil and gas. But what is our Idea today?
  24. dchegrinec
    dchegrinec 17 February 2016 17: 13
    +1
    They want to eat candy and dig up potatoes! It won’t work out that way.
  25. dzerzhinsky
    dzerzhinsky 17 February 2016 17: 30
    -1
    Serbia, which Russia considers its ally in the Balkans, has taken a big step towards NATO

    It is immediately clear that slavery in the Serbs is in the blood. Stubborn slaves are whipped so that they understand who their master is.
    We do not need such allies and the like.
  26. Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 17 February 2016 17: 35
    -1
    We’ll wait, where you can hurry, you can always spit on time.
    Kommersant is also a reliable source of information for me. And they will smear and inflate that it turns out to be a fly, not an elephant.
    LIBERASTS!
  27. NKVD
    NKVD 17 February 2016 17: 37
    -2
    They want to sit on two chairs
  28. gergi
    gergi 17 February 2016 17: 51
    0
    These bros have repeatedly framed us. They will definitely come to NATO. Liberalists rule there, and this is a difficult diagnosis.
  29. salad
    salad 17 February 2016 17: 58
    0
    Serbs forgot NATO bombing ?? am
  30. Lelek
    Lelek 17 February 2016 18: 31
    0
    “We need the Alliance as an ally, who protects our people in Kosovo and Metohija,” said Serbian Prime Minister Alexander Vucic yesterday, commenting on the cooperation agreement with NATO ratified by the parliament yesterday. “I don’t see anything wrong in that,” he added.

    "Judas Handshake" - oil painting. yes
  31. cheap trick
    cheap trick 17 February 2016 20: 12
    +1
    question! What would the United States do to save the country as its ally? answer! - would the leadership change during the year, what did Russia do to save Serbia? the leadership of Russia just doesn’t have enough determination, everything is supposedly to be resolved. Well, well, Belarus will soon become a NATO member and join the European Union! it will be fun !!!!! then it will be interesting to read angry posts about traitors!
  32. Straga
    Straga 17 February 2016 22: 21
    +1
    Allow me to express my point of view as a person who traveled to Serbia not as a tourist and having talked with people of different ages and abundance.
    In general, middle-aged people (30-50 years old and older) very sincerely love Russia. They criticize their own government for trying to sit on two chairs.
    They were offended by our government when it did not stand up for Serbia (Yugoslavia) during the NATO invasion. And they are grateful to those Russians who fought alongside them shoulder to shoulder. They remember simple Serbs and the famous Pristina cast. By the way, my good friend participated in this legendary event.
    BUT! Why are our current authorities not activating the movement towards Serbia? This direction is simply strategically important, but are we calving? And this is supported by our policy of the absolute majority of the population of Serbia! Where are these fucking deputies? Horn propaganda? Where? Why does LUKOIL sell them gasoline for 1.4 euros, and not like in Moscow at least?
    That is why the Serbs do not know which chair they sit on. More active, more active! And then he will run away like a Tula bride! :)
  33. made13
    made13 18 February 2016 00: 16
    0
    This information simply reflects the global trend of power and people - so far apart that they will never meet again. What in Serbia, what in Germany, what in Russia!
  34. igorv501
    igorv501 18 February 2016 04: 36
    0
    Yes, it’s very disappointing of course. But the people no one asks where as well as the Unas. And the people are silent !? Our people say Yeltsin is bad and the mausoleum was opened not for free, and we are silent!