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Vucic tells NATO military chief regular communication needed

September 17, 2019

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic urged regular communication between the Serbian military and KFOR during a meeting with NATO Military Committee Chairman Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach.

A press release from the president’s cabinet quoted Vucic as saying that a need exists to quickly establish contact if security in jeopardized in the north of Kosovo.

The Serbian President said that the presence of KFOR in Kosovo is a guarantee of security, adding that the international forces bear responsibility to react in crisis situations. He said that Serbia advocates a lasting and sustainable compromise in the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue.

Vucic stressed the importance of agreeing on a new cycle of the Individual Action Plan, adding that the Serbian military is strengthening its interoperability through joint activities with NATO.

The press release quoted Peach as lending support to the dialogue as the way to find solutions to the Kosovo issue. He said KFOR is doing its job based on UN Security Council resolution 1244 and praised the professionalism of the Serbian military in crisis situations in Kosovo. He said timely communication is the best response in those situations.

Source: http://rs.n1info.com/English/NEWS/a526637/Vucic-tells-NATO-military-chief-regular-communication-needed-with-KFOR.html

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