Serbia’s United Valley Party of Democratic Action of Sandžak caucus submitted on Wednesday via an urgent procedure a draft resolution condemning the 1995 genocide in Srebrenica.
“After the final verdict to war criminal Ratko Mladic and, before him, Radovan Karadzic, for the joint criminal endeavour, all conditions have been met for the resolution to be adopted through the urgent procedure, condemning the genocide against the Bosniacs, which would prohibit the denial and glorification of genocide and convicted war criminals,” stated lawmaker Enis Imamović.
Imamović is one of three MP’s from the Party of Democratic Action of Sandžak, representing the Bosniak minority living in the Sandžak region In southwest Serbia. They form a caucus with three MP’s from the United Valley coalition, representing Albanians from the Preševo Valley in southern Serbia.
“The policy that has led to genocide should be condemned at the source,” Imamović said, adding that the denial and glorification of genocide were being heard from the state’s helm with increasing frequency and volume, and that the admission and condemnation of, and prohibiting the denial of genocide should be the first step that Serbia has to make if it wants to build good relations in the region. (EURACTIV.rs | betabriefing.com)