Offical quits ruling coalition under pressure over airport

Offical quits ruling coalition under pressure over airport

Offical quits ruling coalition under pressure over airport Izvor: N1

The dispute over the Nis city airport has claimed its first casualty as a councilwoman quit the ruling coalition.

Councilwoman Jelena Djordjevic quit the ruling coalition claiming she was under pressure to vote to hand ownership of the city airport to the Serbian government. Djordjevic was a member of the United Serbia party.  

The city assembly member said she had received threats and was under pressure but refused to provide details.   Djordjevic said she wanted the public to know that she “does not want to be part of the current mayor’s party machinery”.  

The Nis city authorities, headed by Mayor Darko Bulatovic, said they would hand ownership of the city’s Konstantin Veliki airport to the government, drawing fierce reactions from local residents opposed to the decision which has to be confirmed by the city assembly.  

The city authorities said the decision was taken because of a debt money which they can’t repay under a contract to develop the airport.  

Comments (0)

Comment sent successfully.

Comment sending failed.

Invalid CAPTCHA

* All fields are required

MOST POPULAR

READ MORE

NEWS

NEWS

France proposes seven-step EU accession process 16:04 h

16:04 h  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

North Macedonia's PM announces his country could join NATO in January 16:03 h

16:03 h  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Serbia conducts three times more military exercises with NATO than with Russia 15:21 h

15:21 h  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Opposition leader: I’m not afraid of right-wingers, but I do feel threatened 13:11 h

13:11 h  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Health Minister: The President's life was in danger 12:37 h

12:37 h  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Krusik whistleblower speaks at Belgrade protest 16.11.2019.

16.11.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Lawyer to seek security assessment over campaign targeting Jugoslav Cosic 16.11.2019.

16.11.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Opposition MP: Government only wants to impress EU Parliamentarians 16.11.2019.

16.11.2019.  |  NEWS

loader