Serbia faces major choice over Kosovo - the West and the EU or Russia

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Serbia has continued a hybrid foreign policy dealing with the EU and Russia (photo: dpa)
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Serbia has continued a hybrid foreign policy dealing with the EU and Russia (photo: dpa)

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic is emerging as the key politician in deciding the future pathway for his country. He has to decide whether to back the West and join the European Union or to support Russia. A key part of that decision-making involves recognising Kosovo as an independent country and changing Serbia’s constitution to reflect this.

SERBIA’S main politicians lack a unified position on the key question about Kosovo - how the Kosovo issue should be resolved.

President Tomislav Nikolic, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic and foreign minister, Ivica Dacic, all have different answers.

President Nikolic’s ‘autonomy for Kosovo’ is not new, but is unr...

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