Battle of Kosare heroes honored with memorial


A memorial bust has been unveiled on Wednesday of Tibor Cerna, one of the 108 Yugoslav Army (VS) soldiers who died during the Battle of Kosare.

The memorial is located in Debeljaca, a village in Serbia's northern province of Vojvodina, and was unveiled by Cerna's mother Kata and President Aleksandar Vucic.

Cerna was one of the soldiers who died defending the Kosare outpost on the border of Serbia and Albania, that in 1999 came under attack by combined forces of the terrorist KLA ("Kosovo Liberation Army"), regular Albanian Army units, and NATO.

The initiative to install the monument came from the Association of of Veterans' Organizations Serbia.

Wreaths and flowers were laid today by Minister of Labor, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs Aleksandar Vulin, Chief of the Serbian Army General Staff General Ljubisa Dikovic, diplomatic representatives of...

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