Showing posts with label Yugoslavia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Yugoslavia. Show all posts

Friday, March 25, 2022

Kremlin calls out US bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999 as culprit for torpedoing world order - TASS

The US bombing of Yugoslavia 23 years ago torpedoed the foundation of the world order, causing its erosion, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated, when marking this calamity.

Monday, March 21, 2022

Experts, citizens from various countries criticize West's double standards in opposing war - China.org.cn

A fan group of Serbian football club Red Star Belgrade on Thursday used banners in a game to list U.S.-led NATO interventions over the past decades. One of the banners read a line from Beatles songwriter John Lennon's anti-war song: "All we are saying is give peace a chance."

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Russian leaders could face war crimes cases, says EU crisis commissioner – EURACTIV.com

Russian leaders could face indictments for war crimes committed against the Ukrainian people, the EU’s crisis management and humanitarian aid Commissioner Janez Lenarčič said in an interview with EURACTIV.

Monday, October 31, 2016

The first armed attack in Europe on a sovereign state after 1945: Lavrov says US publicly insults Russia regarding Syria

The United States, regarding Syria, even publicly insults Russia, accusing Moscow of "war crimes" despite the fact that the U.S. bombed Yugoslavia’s civilian targets, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview for the documentary "I have made up my mind. Yevgeny Primakov" for Rossiya 1 television channel.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Merciful Angel : Chinese President Xi Jinping paid homage to the Chinese martyrs killed in the NATO bombing

Chinese President Xi Jinping paid homage to the Chinese martyrs killed in the NATO bombing of the former Chinese embassy in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in May 1999, after arriving in Belgrade Friday for a state visit to Serbia.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Moscow says Karadzic verdict continues myth of Serbs’ sole responsibility for Yugoslav war

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has become a place for scoring old scores and an instrument of revenge. It ignores the deadlines, which the United Nations Security Council has set for its work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday commenting a verdict passed on the former Bosnian Serb leader, Radovan Karadzic.

Merciful Angel: Serbia never to forget NATO bombing - PM

Serbia will maybe forgive, but will never forget the NATO bombing that took place in 1999, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Expresidente de Montenegro ante la invitación de la OTAN: "Es imposible borrar sus bombardeos"

 Momir Bulatovic, expresidente de Montenegro, en un signo de protesta contra la adhesión de esta nación balcánica a la OTAN, recordó que los bombardeos a su país por parte de la Alianza del Atlántico Norte es algo que no se puede borrar "con una disculpa".

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Serbian FM visits Kosovo first time since 1999 war

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic Wednesday visited Pristina, capital of the breakaway Serbian province of Kosovo, marking the first visit to Kosovo by a Serbian official since the 1999 war.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Croatia may block Serbia’s EU bid over war crime probes

 Croatia may block Serbia's accession process with the European Union if Belgrade would not prosecute those accused for war crimes during the break up of Yugoslavia, Croatian foreign minister told The Anadolu Agency.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Putin again references "Yugoslav scenario" in speech

MOSCOW -- Russia did not allow itself to go down the road of disintegration under the Yugoslav scenario, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.

During his annual address to both chambers of parliament, the Federal Assembly, he said his country believes it can do much and achieve everything.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Sanctions are ‘effective’ method to build global stability, Security Council told

UN, 25 November 2014 – From Afghanistan and Angola to Haiti and the former Yugoslavia, sanctions implemented by the United Nations Security Council have had a positive track record, proving their efficacy and economy in supporting Member States overcome instability, the top UN political official said today.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

No need for Ukraine tribunal, but culprits should be brought to account (Lavrov)

LAKE SELIGER (Tver Region), August 27. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s top diplomat said Wednesday there is no need for an international tribunal on Ukraine but added that those guilty should be brought to account.
“After the war in Yugoslavia, a special tribunal was established; a tribunal for Rwanda has also been established, and they work. But it’s counterproductive to create tribunals after each conflict,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at the Seliger-2014 all-Russian youth forum in the Tver Region northwest of Moscow.

“There are enough mechanisms that can and should be employed. But justice should prevail and the culprits brought to trial,” Lavrov said.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Canada to supply decommissioned fighter aircraft to Ukraine

The Ukrainian combat aviation received reinforcements from Canada. The Canadian government proposes to deliver nearly 20 combat aircraft CF-18A to the Ukrainian military.

The information appeared on social networks. Russian English-language television channel Russia Today reported the same.

These 20 aircraft can be delivered to the Ukrainian side for free, as they had been written off from service at the Air Forces of Canada in connection with the purchase of new aircraft. In addition, Canada offers to send a dozen experts to Ukraine to train Ukrainian pilots and perform aircraft maintenance, the Press of Ukraine reports.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Ukraine apologizes to Serbia for offensive video. -Ukraine's promotional video about joining the EU that featured a map of Europe without Serbia

By Milos Mitrovic – Belgrade
The embassy of Ukraine in Serbia sent the note to Serbian Ministry for Foreign Affairs apologizing for the technical mistake in promotional video of Ukrainian Prime Minister ArseniyYatsenyuk; the video which tackles the relations between Ukraine and European Union included the map of Europe without Serbia.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Crimea and Kosovo - what's the difference?

Crimea and Kosovo have much in common: an autonomous status, military bases of other countries on their territories, and a longing for independence among the majority of the population. But there are distinctions, too, - different patrons.
Of late, many people compare the events in Crimea with the NATO aggression against Yugoslavia in 1999. And they interpret the events according to everyone’s liking. For example, former US Ambassador in Moscow, Michael McFaul, claimed on CNN that military intervention on the part of Russia was unacceptable, because there was a big difference between the situation in Crimea and in Kosovo in 1999.

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