Von Cramon: Sanctions and recognition of Kosovo to join EU

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Viola von Cramon MEP said on Thursday that Serbia has to impose sanctions on Russia and recognize Kosovo if it wants to join the European Union.

She said that this is not an either/or question,” she told the Nova newspaper adding that Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic explained all the difficulties but that the EU still has to see that Belgrade is committed to the dealing with the sanctions and dependence on Russian fuels. According to Von Cramon, the EU expects a final agreement to include Serbia recognizing Kosovo.

She said the Kosovo authorities have to implement court rulings on the Serbian Orthodox Church’s Decani monastery and draw up a plan to form the Community of Serb Municipalities.

-N1 News

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