Vucic: Serbia to ignore US sanctions on Republika Srpska leadership

BANJALUKA - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday Serbia would not recognise US sanctions on Republika Srpska top officials and added that the officials were always welcome in Serbia and that he would continue to cooperate with them.

Serbia is against sanctions because they always produce negative effects and because it has endured nearly a decade under tough sanctions in the past, Vucic said at a press conference with Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik in Banjaluka after a session of a council for Serbia-Republika Srpska cooperation.

"We consider the sanctions on the Republika Srpska leadership as inappropriate and undeserved and, accordingly, despite being a small country and a small people, especially in comparison to a power as big as the US, we have no choice and we will treat the persons under sanctions as if the sanctions were non-existent,"...

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