Vucic: I'm convinced there'll be no war
"I do not like to even use that word, it seems to me that people in Pristina today don't understand the scope of the disaster they can cause, and I plead with them try to understand that," the president told TV Pink, and added:
"We are in a situation not to play chess with someone who has the help of ten onlookers, but we need to think about whether one of them will get up and hit both us and them on the head with the board. When you have such an unpredictable opponent, then that is definitely a problem. "
He added that he hopes Serbia will preserve peace.
"I hope that we will succeed in preserving peace. Serbia will do its best, I am convinced that we will have peace, that there will be no war, but we will not allow a pogrom of our people to occur, wherever they may live," the Serbian president stressed.
Vucic also said that he will speak on the phone today at noon with NATO's chief, and stressed that "it's up to us to establish communication with NATO, because they undertook the obligation that there would be no army in the north of Kosovo, except under two cumulative conditions - that both NATO and the local community, i.e., the Serbs, agree to it, and that will certainly not happen."
"I also think that Jens Stoltenberg's message was good and I hope they will understand that in Pristina. It seems to me many people are trying to make them see reason," Vucic said, and added it was very important that the international community also understands who wants peace.
The mistakes we have made in terms of KiM (Kosovo and Metohija) and wrong political decisions cost us a lot, said Vucic
He pointed out that there are between five and six percent Serbs in KiM, and two percent south of the Ibar River, ...