US concerned by Russian humanitarian center in Serbia


The US is worried about the creation of the Russian humanitarian center and the potential special status for its staff, as asked by Russia.

According to Tanjug, which cited a Voice of America report, this is what US State Department official in charge of Europe and Eurasia Hoyt Bryan Yee told the Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

Yee told a hearing held on June 14, entitled, "Southeast Europe: Strengthening Democracy and Countering Malign Foreign Influence" - that it was in his country's vital interest for Serbia to "move toward Europe - although it has cultural and historical ties with Russia."

In reply to a question, and apparently in reference to the Russian-Serbian Humanitarian Center - established in the southern Serbian town in Nis in 2012 - he...

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