Aleksandar Vucic, Serbia’s President, told three opposition leaders and a sociologist to decide where and when they wanted to meet him to beat him up, adding it was a democratic solution for those who lamented about violence, the Beta news agency reported on Thursday.
He invited Dragan Djilas, Vuk Jeremic, Bosko Obradovic, the leaders of the Alliance for Serbia (SzS), and Jovo Bakic, a sociologist and an analyst, after Bakic said there would be conflicts in Serbia and the regime would not go peacefully, to chose place and time for meeting him.
“It’s a democratic solution for those who say ‘long rifles’ are the salvation. Common, I beg you, don’t threaten any more in this newspaper! Jeremic, Djilas, Obradovic and Jovo Bakic, tell me where to come, I’m alone and there are five of you, beat me up, I beg of you, do that finally,” Vucic told a news conference in Belgrade.
He told them to “stop lamenting and crying in the newspapers,” and protested over the prosecutors’ lack of reaction to the threats, saying the reason was that the previous authorities named both prosecutors and judges in 2012.