Vucic: Police were injured, 35 people were detained in the events in Belgrade 01:52

Two police officers were seriously injured in the incidents that broke out in front of the Belgrade city hall. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic stated this in an interview with the TV channel. Pink.

The head of state also noted that many police officers were slightly injured due to stones thrown at them by protesters.

Due to this unrest, Vučić gathered The National Security Council is preparing for an emergency meeting Monday night. Serbia’s president said more than 35 demonstrators had been detained but the protests were still continuing. Vučić added that those who participate in these illegal activities will be detained no matter where they try to hide.

Earlier, supporters of the “Serbia against violence” opposition bloc had started a riot and occupied the steps in front of Belgrade’s representative and executive body building. They threw paving stones at the doors and windows of the parliament building, damaging the glass, and tried to get inside. The police responded with pepper gas.

On Sunday evening, law enforcement quickly dispersed the protesters in front of the Belgrade administration, clearing the square and establishing a cordon.

In his speech to citizens, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that these protests in Belgrade are an attempt to deprive the country of independence and sovereignty. He assured that the authorities would maintain order. Vučić also expressed gratitude to the joint intelligence services of other states that warned Serbia of the impending unrest. According to him, about 2.5 thousand people gathered in the parliament building, but only less than half of them took part in the riots.

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Source: Gazeta


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