President Vucic of Serbia says the murder of a Serbian politician in Kosovo was an act of terrorism

President Vucic of Serbia says the murder of a Serbian politician in Kosovo was an act of terrorism

Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker

Modern Tokyo Times

The embattled Orthodox Christian Serbs of Kosovo (Kosovo and Metohija) are in shock after the assassination of Oliver Ivanovic. Hence, the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, will visit Kosovska Mitrovica, Gracanica, and Laplje Selo this weekend.

Serbians who have been forced into ghettoes and enclaves throughout the religious Jerusalem of the Serbian Orthodox Christian church will welcome his visit. Yet, his visit is based on the murder of a respected Serbian politician. Therefore, just like the endless discrimination that Orthodox Christians face in Kosovo, it is death that will bring Vucic to Kosovo.

Patriarch Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Christian church said, Many were forced to leave the territory of Old Serbia. Ivanovic came under pressure and was exposed to the greatest temptations. Although he could have left that holy land, he did not want to do it at any cost. It turned out, unfortunately, that he did not want to do it at the cost of his life.”

It still remains unclear who killed Ivanovic because of the heavy cocktail of Kosovska Mitrovica that remains divided. However, the Serbs, cleansed in many parts of their homeland that was handed over on a Western and Ottoman plate to the mainly Muslim Albanians, they still remain strong throughout Kosovska Mitrovica despite enormous intimidation.

Ivanovic was shot many times before finally passing away in hospital from his injuries. Hence, he was assassinated outside the premises of the political party he led. Despite this, and endless intimidation by Albanian Muslim nationalists against the minority Orthodox Christian community, the response by the embattled Serbs is one of dignity.

Vucic says that the murder is a terrorist act and he wants a thorough investigation – and this includes the Serbs participating fully. Therefore, his visit to Kosovska Mitrovica, Gracanica, and Laplje Selo is to show solidarity with the embattled Serbs of Kosovo. Equally, it is to reassure the Serbs of their Jerusalem that they haven’t been abandoned.

Modern Tokyo News is part of the Modern Tokyo Times group

DONATIONS to SUPPORT MODERN TOKYO TIMES – please pay PayPal and DONATE to sawakoart@gmail.com

http://moderntokyotimes.com Modern Tokyo Times – International News and Japan News

http://sawakoart.com – Sawako Utsumi personal website and Modern Tokyo Times artist

https://moderntokyonews.com Modern Tokyo News – Tokyo News and International News

http://global-security-news.com Global Security News – Geopolitics and Terrorism

PLEASE JOIN ON TWITTER

https://twitter.com/MTT_News Modern Tokyo Times

PLEASE JOIN ON FACEBOOK

https://www.facebook.com/moderntokyotimes

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s