Vucic: Serbia to decide if and when to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem

President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday that Serbia would decide when and if to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in line with its interests and international law.

Under the Washington agreements that Vucic and then Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti signed at the White House in September 2020, Serbia agreed to move its embassy to Jerusalem by July 1, 2021. The main points of the agreement focused on normalizing relations. Belgrade-Pristina, but they were not identical. The agreement Hoti signed said that Kosovo and Israel would establish diplomatic relations after mutual recognition.

Answering a question from an N1 reporter during a tour of Belgrade’s Waterfront Tower, he said things changed after Israel recognized Kosovo, adding that he spoke with the Israeli Prime Minister to tell him that he had not signed an agreement with the Albanians. Kosovo and the Americans but only with the Americans.

“Israel, meanwhile, recognized Kosovo. “We are talking to the Americans and the European Union and we will make decisions in the future in accordance with international law and Serbia’s interests, and these interests will change as soon as Israel recognizes Kosovo,” Vucic said, adding that official Belgrade would respect his friendship. with Israel and himself.

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