Olaf Scholz

Vucic: Difficult discussion with Macron, Scholz about escalation in Kosovo-Metohija

CHISINAU - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday evening he had had a difficult discussion with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz about an escalation of violence in Kosovo-Metohija.

They met during a European Political Community summit in Chisinau.

Albanian post: Document leaked; These are eight steps to calm tensions on KiM PHOTO

The document "De-escalation in four northern municipalities - a step by step scenario" was published immediately after French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and the head of EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell, requested the urgent holding of new elections in four municipalities in the north of Kosovo.

Vučić from Chişinău: "Serbia is an independent country that makes its own decisions"

Pristina and Belgrade are the main topic of the meeting in the Moldovan capital. Serbian President Aleksandar Vui, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, as well as Vjosa Osmani spoke at the meeting.
The President said from Chisinau that the situation in Kosovo and Metohija became the main topic of the summit, in addition to the situation in Ukraine.

Vucic: I asked north Kosovo Serbs to persevere in peaceful manner

CHISINAU - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic told Tanjug on Thursday he had spoken with representatives of Serbs in the north of Kosovo-Metohija in the morning to ask them to persevere in their fight for law and justice, but in a peaceful manner, especially during encounters with Kfor troops.

KFOR took over control; A "march on the Serbs" is being prepared... PHOTO/VIDEO

A smaller group of Serbs remained on the watch in front of the municipalities.
Members of KFOR are still in front of the municipalities, while members of special forces are present within the local self-governments.
The mayor of Leposavic has been sleeping within the municipality for three nights.

Biden congratulates Erdoğan on renewing his tenure

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a phone call with his U.S. counterpart, Joe Biden, late on May 29 after renewing his tenure in the runoff election.

Biden congratulated Erdoğan on his reelection. Biden expressed the hope that the Turkish people would benefit from the election win, said a statement by the Turkish Presidency's Directorate of Communications.