Serbian President: Republic will not support anti-Russian sanctions

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Belgrade will not impose sanctions against the Russian Federation, even if this is required by the common EU foreign policy, reports RIA News statement by Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic.

Serbian President: Republic will not support anti-Russian sanctions


“We can’t impose sanctions on Russia if it implies a harmonization of (Serbian) foreign policy with the EU. We are connected with Russia and connected with the USA, in which a large Serbian community lives, ”
Nikolic said at a meeting with US Vice President Biden.

Nikolic admitted that “there is no better option for Serbian citizens than the way to the European Union”, but despite this, he “is not ready to sign a document with an intergovernmental republic of Kosovo that would have an interstate character”.

Biden, in turn, noted that “the United States does not expect Serbia to make a choice between them and Russia” and supports Belgrade on its path to European integration.

From the capital of Serbia, Biden went to Pristina, Kosovo.
  • AFP 2016 / Andrej Isakovic
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  1. +7
    August 17 2016
    It was already! Have heard!
    Last year he swore the same way!
    And I would like to sincerely believe him, but ...
    I do not believe!
    And there is no need for us now - "lifting of sanctions"!
    1. +5
      August 17 2016
      It is necessary to use this situation.
      1. +2
        August 17 2016
        From the capital of Serbia, Biden went to Pristina, Kosovo.

        If only he had been cut into organs there angry
      2. +3
        August 17 2016
        Quote: cniza
        It is necessary to use this situation.



        Serbs are our true brothers, unlike the Bulgarians
    2. +9
      August 17 2016
      The Serbs sincerely love us Russians, and the flag of Russia and the portrait of Putin are found in Belgrade even more than their own ... I believe the Serbs, but Biden isn’t - they will definitely stir up the grebes against the Serbian people and the current government, don’t go to your grandmother!
      1. +3
        August 17 2016
        Quote: Finches
        The Serbs sincerely love us Russians, and the flag of Russia and the portrait of Putin are found in Belgrade even more than their own ... I believe the Serbs, but Biden isn’t - they will definitely stir up the grebes against the Serbian people and the current government, don’t go to your grandmother!

        They love the fact, but there is Western funding and Western public organizations in Serbia. Having such a jack can easily turn Serbia towards sanctions against Russia.
        1. +1
          August 17 2016
          Yes, another five years and the new generation of Serbia, which does not know the 1999 year, will be a significant crowd.
      2. +7
        August 17 2016
        Quote: Finches
        The Serbs sincerely love us Russians, and the flag of Russia and the portrait of Putin in Belgrade are even more common than their own ... I believe the Serbs,
  2. +2
    August 17 2016
    Where have you been brother before!
  3. +4
    August 17 2016
    Duc Serbia is not a member of the EU, it has the freedom to maneuver!
    1. 0
      August 17 2016
      Duc Serbia is not a member of the EU, it has the freedom to maneuver!
      Well, what is Serbia’s freedom of maneuver? Washington allowed because the country is small and does not affect.
      1. +1
        August 17 2016
        Quote: aleks700
        Duc Serbia is not a member of the EU, it has the freedom to maneuver!
        Well, what is Serbia’s freedom of maneuver? Washington allowed because the country is small and does not affect.

        Well, Belgium is as small as Denmark, but they are in the EU.
  4. +4
    August 17 2016
    How difficult it is to sit on two chairs! Just look, you will catch yourself "the most precious thing"! The Serbs quickly forgot the bombing of Belgrade.
    This is how they will push it harder, and they will "float", like, sorry, brothers, but in the EU, cookies are sweeter ...
    1. +9
      August 17 2016
      Well, so "green paper" obscures anyone's eyes. That the Serbs ... here and in Russia are full of those who dream only of another "iPhone", "wheelbarrow", "jamon", "Bahamas-Thailand" and say that if we had not won Germany, they would have long lived as "Europeans ", drink" Bavarian "beer, etc.
      1. +6
        August 17 2016
        they say that if we had not defeated Germany, we would have lived as "Europeans" for a long time, would have drunk "Bavarian" beer, etc.
        Right They would drink Bavarian. Out of the trough with the pigs.
    2. +2
      August 17 2016
      Quote: Mountain Shooter
      The Serbs quickly forgot the bombing of Belgrade.

      Do not forget - they are afraid of new ones.
      Over the past 20 years, the United States has gained such an experience of unpunished causeless bombing,
      what it seems to me, if anything and for the Allies, are ready to kick, what can we say about the Serbs
  5. +2
    August 17 2016
    Words must be followed by deeds ...
    1. +3
      August 17 2016
      Many speak, and then support.
    2. +1
      August 17 2016
      What matters do you expect from a ruined country. What it can do in support of Russia. In general, they are handsome, I love these people, for their pride. But Russia can still do a lot. Serbia cannot be abandoned, Serbs along with Russians are hated by the Anglo-Saxons. At least some of the investments made in Turkey would be transferred to the brothers Slavs.
  6. +6
    August 17 2016
    in spite of everything, "Kosovo tse Serbia" ... hi
    Nikolic is not so simple ... maybe something is being conceived ... but as for me, accepting Serbia into Russia, thereby fulfilling the centuries-old dream of the Serbian people, would not be a mistake ...
  7. +1
    August 17 2016
    Sometimes I feel sorry for them, but only sometimes and far from all !!!
  8. -4
    August 17 2016
    Well then!

    What videoconferencing and "Life-giving Caliber" do with brains ...
    1. 0
      August 17 2016
      Russia's actions in Syria are very thought-provoking.
      1. +2
        August 17 2016
        Quote: prior
        Russia's actions in Syria are very thought-provoking.

        And now, from Iranian airfields, our VKS will begin to beat the busurman more often, and brain enlightenment will be more fun.
  9. +1
    August 17 2016
    Again, the United States muddied the water, you should not relax.
  10. +4
    August 17 2016
    Serbian President: Republic will not support anti-Russian sanctions

    Nikolic admitted that “there is no better option for the citizens of Serbia than the path to the European Union”

    Here, as they say, either remove the cross or put on your pants ... How does he see this? The European Union has imposed sanctions on citizens and companies of the Russian Federation, the entire European Union, but Mr. Nikolic is going to be a member of the EU, but not to implement its decisions, is that how? Like, I will be a pioneer, but I will not wear a tie?
  11. +1
    August 17 2016
    We do not have allies now, there are only fellow travelers, and even then most likely temporary, but we have two allies, not three, the Army, Navy and We are the Russian people, and this is what we need to multiply and develop in every way!
    1. +1
      August 17 2016
      VKS do not forget!
  12. +1
    August 17 2016
    Nikolic clearly said that he did not want to sign a collective document because Serbia thereby recognized Kosovo’s independence. And he would have signed it ... because "there is no better option for the citizens of Serbia than the path to the European Union."
    I think Biden and K will set his brains on him. My brother will sign how cute!
  13. 0
    August 17 2016
    But they handed over Milosevic ..... how to believe them? You can’t believe it - there were always troubles with geyrops ..... although they said one thing, but in reality ....
  14. 0
    August 17 2016
    What Americans are still arrogant creatures! They bombed Japan, on the anniversary they went to introduce themselves, bombed Serbia, they are going to persuade.
    In place of the Serbs they must be driven by a filthy broom. Just think, there is a community in the USA!
    There are more Russians in the states, but this does not mean that you need to bend your back in front of the bastards. Yes, Serbia is a small country, not rich, but if it has self-esteem, then wagging backwards both ours and yours is simply unacceptable.
    By the way, in 1914 there was the same story: money was pulled from Austria-Hungary, and they went to Russia for protection. In Pikul's "I Have the Honor" everything is well described.
    1. +2
      August 17 2016
      "I have the honor" by Pikul is a work of art. Don't be confused with natural facts.
  15. +2
    August 17 2016
    Quote: aleks700
    they say that if we had not defeated Germany, we would have lived as "Europeans" for a long time, would have drunk "Bavarian" beer, etc.
    Right They would drink Bavarian. Out of the trough with the pigs.


    Not with pigs, but after pigs.
    Some do not understand this.
  16. +4
    August 17 2016
    Yeah ... Remembering how our grief politicians treated Yugoslavia in the 99th ... Thank you, Serbia!
    1. +2
      August 17 2016
      At the same time, remember that Milosevic himself did not deign to accept our general’s delegation, they sat for several hours on the chairs near the office. Which, of course, does not characterize the Serbs at all.
  17. +2
    August 17 2016
    On May 30, 1992, Russia supported the imposition of an international economic embargo against Serbia! It was a betrayal! The Serbs were shocked, they came running to us and asked: "What taco ???" And what could we answer. Judas surrendered us all, damn him and all his seed up to the tenth knee! In 1999, if our dear and beloved Leonid Ilyich were alive, NATO would start hysterical from the thought of bombing Serbia in a nightmare! But Russia again betrayed! But after all this, the Serbs They love Russians equally! Everyone! Just because we are Russians! Because they love Russia!
  18. +2
    August 17 2016
    Difficult situation, don't say it. After the publication of my story "The Forgotten Governor-General" in St. Petersburg in 2015, a monument to M.A. Miloradovich. At its opening on behalf of the Serbian Republic, President's aide T. Nikolic spoke. He said the words: "Your Emperor Alexander III declared that Russia has two allies: the army and the navy. On behalf of our President, I declare that Russia also has a third ally - the Republic of Serbia." Wait and see. It would be good if the President of the Czech Republic began to speak and act in this stream. I have the honor.

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