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Senator Opposes Immunity for Serbia's Russian Centre

A US Senator visiting Serbia said he hoped that Serbia will not grant diplomatic immunity to the staff of the Russian-Serbian Humanitarian Centre in Nis.

Maja Zivanovic

US senator Ron Johnson and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on August 29. Photo: Beta/Milos Miskov

A US Senator visiting Serbia, Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson, said on Tuesday in Belgrade that giving diplomatic immunity to the Russian Humanitarian Centre in Nis would not be in the interests of Serbia, or help the flow of Western investments.

However, Serbian President Vucic said that “Serbia will decide on the status of the Russian humanitarian centre in Nis independently and in its own interest”.

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