He made the statement during his visit to Shkoder for Orthodox Christmas last Sunday, and said that "Kosovo is Serbia."
"Kosovo is Serbia, to you it is independent, to us it is not. To us Kosovo is a part of the territory of Serbia and there is no possibility of us accepting an alternative. It (Kosovo) was, it is, and will be a part of Serbia," Zaric added.
Dreams of a white Christmas have turned into a nightmare in the northeastern U.S. city of Erie after a storm dumped a record-breaking 1.5 meters of snow in a 48-hour period, forcing officials to declare an emergency.
Pope Francis on Dec. 25 called for peace in Jerusalem in his traditional Christmas address and highlighted the plight of children scarred by conflict, after urging the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics not to ignore migrants.
Spain’s King Felipe VI in a Christmas speech on Dec. 24 urged Catalan lawmakers to respect their region’s diversity and avoid another confrontation over independence.