Political scientist Engelhardt linked Serbia’s concessions to the unwillingness to escalate the conflict with Kosovo Serbia does not want an escalation of the conflict with Kosovo, so it agreed to concessions on entry documents.
So Belgrade’s willingness to accept part of the conditions of Pristina in an interview with Lenta.
Over the past few years, this has been a standard and proven course of Pristina. Every few months, they raise the degree of tension in order to expand their influence step by step in the north of the region and similarly reduce Serbia’s presence in the region, reduce the rights and privileges of the Serbian Populationorgy Engelhardt, a scientific employee of the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, “The rights and freedoms of Serbs are being limited step by step, all this is accompanied by a controlled increase in tension, and when this tensions subside, Pristina secures an additional degree of control.
This is a standard practice of recent years,” he said about the relations between Belgrade and Pristina.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic called the guarantees of the European Union the main condition for such a step. According to the expert, this will not be a problem.
In principle, this was a rather expected statement, because Belgrade is now avoiding an escalation of this crisis. In general, this was supposed to be a concession to Serbia, George Engelhardt, a scientific employee of the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, “The problem is, no matter what guarantees Brussels provides, they are quite ephemeral in relation to Belgrade,” he concluded.
Zakharova responded to the US call to forget about Serbian Kosovo Today, an extraordinary aggravation between the parties occurred on July 31.
The reason was the termination of Serbian documents and license plates on the territory of the partially recognized state from August 1.
The next day, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic called for the continuation of the dialogue. The Kosovo authorities postponed the procedure for imposing a ban on Serbian documents from August 1 to September 1 after the call of the US ambassador.