Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday that Kosovo officials shouldn’t bother to go to Brussels next week if they are only going to talk about recognition.
“I’m not interested in what they have to say. I could seriously says that if they think they’re coming for what they’ve been saying they want, they shouldn’t go,” he told reporters at the opening of a factory in the town of Jagodina.
Vucic was in Jagodina for the opening of the Fischer automotive systems factory. He was accompanied by local strongman Dragan Markovic Palma, a member of the ruling coalition headed by Vucic’s Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), who has been under pressure for weeks following allegations of pimping of young girls.
According to Vucic, the next few days will be difficult for Serbia. He said that it’s important to continue the dialogue because that will lower tension and improve the security of Serbs in Kosovo. “It won’t be simple in Brussels for anyone. They are coming for a show and we want to be serious and committed to the dialogue.