Kosovo’s Serb List senior official Igor Simic said that the elections for mayors of Serb-dominated towns and cities in Kosovo are not about winning the power but about the protection of the Serb people in that region.
The elections are set to take place in less than a month and political parties have nominated their candidates.
The Serb List will have four candidates running for the posts in four towns, Goran Rekic in Kosovska Mitrovica, Srdjan Vulovic in Zubin Potok, Vucina Jankovic in Zvecan and Zoran Todic in Leposavic.
“When it comes to political activity of serious people, we don’t speak about a campaign but about achieved results. In these elections, it is not about winning the power but about protecting the Serb people,” said Simic, the party’s vice-president.
The party’s candidate in Leposavic noted that the Serb List works for benefit of the Serbs across Kosovo.
According to Todic, it is crucial to have as many citizens as possible vote in the election and “show how much they care about the state of Serbia.”
If there was no Belgrade’s support, he added, it is a question if the Serbs would survive in Kosovo at all.
Simic said that Pristina, Kosovo’s administrative centre, cannot run its parts inhabited by the Serbs.
“Unity of the Serbs in Pristina causes anxiety, they have no answer to the Serb unity because they’re used to seeing is divided,” he said.