Serbia, “on the basis of international law”, cannot accept the results of the referendum in DPR, LPR, Kherson region and Zaporizhia. This was announced by Serbian Foreign Minister Nikola Selakovic after returning from the UN General Assembly on Sunday.
“The Republic of Serbia, in accordance with the UN Charter, as well as in accordance with the generally accepted principles and norms of international law, cannot accept the results of the referendum in the regions of Ukraine,” said the minister. Agency Tanyug. “On the one hand, we are fundamentally committed to the principles and rules of international law and the UN Charter, on the other hand, it. [признание результатов референдумов] completely against our state and national interests, [было бы] It is completely contrary to our national policy of preserving territorial integrity and sovereignty and protecting the principle of invariability of borders.”
Earlier, one of the oldest and most authoritative Serbian politicians, the founder of the Serbian Radical Party, Vojislav Seselj, said in a TASS commentary that the referendum in the DPR, LPR, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions fully complies with the UN Charter. According to the Kherson District Election Commission, observers from Serbia are also monitoring the referendum in this region.
The Serbian autonomous province of Kosovo and Metohija unilaterally declared independence in February 2008, and in 2010 the International Court of Justice recognized the independence of the province. In recent years, Prishtina has been actively trying to join international organizations, including UNESCO and Interpol. More than 60 countries, including Russia, India and China, as well as five European Union states, oppose the recognition of Kosovo.