Dacic: I told Chollet no one in Serbia would accept independence of Kosovo

BELGRADE - Serbian FM Ivica Dacic said on Friday he had told US State Department Counsellor Derek Chollet no one in Serbia would accept an independence of Kosovo and that President Aleksandar Vucic was a key guarantor of peace and stability in the region, Serbia and Kosovo-Metohija.

Speaking to Prva TV, Dacic said Serbia was ready for dialogue but that the red lines were clearly defined.

The red lines are that there will be no new negotiations about a Community of Serb Municipalities, that Serbia is not willing to recognise Kosovo as independent indirectly or directly, and that Serbia will not allow another pogrom of Serbs in Kosovo-Metohija and that KFOR is under an obligation to guarantee security, he said.

"It is a positive thing when you hear a senior US official say that a Community of Serb Municipalities is Pristina's obligation," he said of the meeting...

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