Serbia has thought on the Sunday of the Nato air attacks on the country 20 years ago. In the südserbischen Nis, Vucic more than 20'000 people gathered in the evening in the presence of President Aleksandar to a rally.
in order To 19.45 PM, the time of the first attacks on the 24. In March 1999, the sirens. On a large screen pictures of the former attacks have been shown. "We were alone, the largest military power in the world," said Vucic. "Their goal was clear: beat us and humiliate us, then a part of our territory to another." The President recalled 2500 civilian deaths, and a "destroyed country". Serbia will view the events as a "crime".
The Nato had to pay the 24. March 1999 air strikes on targets in Serbia and Montenegro started to force an end to the violence against the Albanian-speaking population in the then Serbian province of Kosovo. The air attacks were continued until, the then Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic on 10. June, the withdrawal of Serbian troops from Kosovo and ordered.
estimates the Human rights organization Human Rights Watch, attacks on the Serbian territory were killed in the Nato approximately 500 civilians. Serbia is called the number of 2500 casualties.
Kosovo's Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj reiterated on Twitter that the "deep gratitude" of the Kosovars for the Nato Intervention. The former Serbian province declared in 2008 to be independent, which is not recognized by Belgrade, until today. In the Kosovo war, more than 13'000 people died. (roy/SDA)
Created: 25.03.2019, 01:52 PM