Skip to comments.Serb leader bashes EU ahead of key report
Posted on 10/10/2012 10:21:57 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Srebrenica was not genocide and Serbia will not bow to demands for Kosovo recognition, Serbia's leader has said on the eve of a key EU report.
The Balkan country's head of state, Tomislav Nikolic, a former confidante of Serbia's notorious war-time leader Slobodan Milosevic, made the remarks in the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera on Tuesday (9 October).
"Genocide did not take place in Srebrenica. This is about individual guilt of members of the Serb people ... No Serb recognizes that genocide took place in Srebrenica and I am no different," he said.
"In case it is necessary to renounce Kosovo, then it's more acceptable for us to forget about Europe ... Now a recognition of Kosovo and Metohija is being made a condition [for EU membership]. The question is not whether we want Europe. The real question is whether they want us," he added.
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Good. I hope this keeps Serbia out of the crumbling death trap.
If Europe blocks Serbia’s membership in the EU, Serbia will likely join the Customs Union Of Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus.
This could block the contiguity of the EU and make membership even less attractive for Ukraine.