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Vucic Blinken warned me about measures against Serbia

Vucic Blinken warned me about measures against Serbia

Serbia's President, Aleksandar Vučić, said in a press conference on September 29 that he had a "long" and "not easy" phone conversation with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

Vucic also said that Blinken has also talked about possible measures, "if we don't behave properly".

This conversation between Vučić and Blinken comes a few days after the attack in Banjska of Zveçan, when an armed group attacked the Kosovo Police.

Kosovo blames Serbia for this event.

"The thing we agreed on is that expansion is needed, that a significantly greater role of KFOR is needed," Vucic said, adding that he would like KFOR's role to be "exclusive, especially in the north." of Kosovo.

On September 29, NATO announced that it has decided to increase the number of troops in Kosovo due to increased tensions in the north of Kosovo and called on "all parties to urgently de-escalate [the situation]".

Vučić also said that he denied "the untruths about the increase in combat readiness at the highest level in Serbia", adding that he did not sign such a decision.

"We disagreed on the nature of what happened in Kosovo, especially on Kosovo's sovereignty," Vucic said, repeating the earlier claim by officials in Serbia that there is evidence that some of the attackers were killed by Kosovo Police after they surrendered.

Radio Free Europe has not received a response from the Kosovo Police regarding this claim.

"I could not agree that it was a perfect, professionally done action [of the Kosovo Police]," he said.

Vucic declared that Millan Radoicic "will have to respond" to the invitation of the competent state bodies.

This is Vucic's first reaction after Radoicic took responsibility for organizing the attack in Banjska i Zvecani.

Sergeant Afrim Bunjaku was killed in this attack, while three attackers were also killed in the clash with the Police.

"I'm sure the authorities have reason to ask questions, and whether the prosecutor will prosecute him and for what crime, that's not a question for me. It is a question for the prosecutor and other competent state bodies", said Vucic.

"If anyone thought that he [Radoicic] would run away or hide, he won't," he added.

He also assessed that Radoiçiqi is "proud" of his role in the armed attack and that "he and the boys who participated in it [the attack], see it [the attack] in a different way".

"I don't think anyone has the right to kill someone, some questions will have to be asked, maybe he didn't have a role in that part, so the prosecutor will find something else, or he won't find anything, this is a question for the prosecution. I know that the police must collect information, then the prosecutor comes and makes a decision", said Vuçiqi.

On September 29, Millan Radoicic, who said he is resigning from Lista Serbe - the main party of Serbs in Kosovo that enjoys the support of Belgrade - admitted through his lawyer that he organized and participated in the attack in Banjska.

Earlier, the authorities in Kosovo have published evidence, such as a video recorded with a drone, where Radoiçiqi was seen armed and wearing a uniform in Banjska.

The attack in Banjska was condemned by the USA and the European Union. Many members of the European Union demand the imposition of measures against Serbia if Belgrade's connection to the attack in Banjska is proven, diplomatic sources told Radio Free Europe.

Kosovo, through a resolution approved in the Assembly, has called for an international investigation into Serbia regarding its role in this attack.

The attack on the Kosovo Police has been severely condemned by the United States and the European Union./rel

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