Granting Pristina associate membership in NATO PA a dangerous precedent - MPs

SOFIA - The Serbian parliamentary delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly said the organisation's decision on Monday to grant associate membership status to the so-called Kosovo assembly was a dangerous precedent that would further worsen the living conditions for Serbs in Kosovo-Metohija.

In a statement, the delegation said it had not been consulted in the decision-making process and that the results of a vote showed that there had been no consensus on the matter within the NATO PA.

In addition to representatives from countries that do not recognise the so-called Kosovo - Spain, Romania, Slovakia and Greece - the decision was not supported by representatives of recognisers France and Italy while the Hungarian delegation voted against, it said.

The statement notes that representatives of the Serbian delegation had not been allowed to request to speak...

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