Kuni .G. Isaac
Croatia heralded that it has banned Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic from entering the country, who plans to visit Jasenovac, the largest engrossment camp in the country during the Second World War, moment.
Relations between the two countries have been strained after Serbian leader Aleksandar Vucic wanted to visit Jasenovac and Pokrac without formally informing Croatian officers.
Croatian Foreign Minister Gordan Grlic Radman stated at a press conference that Vucic violated politic relations protocols and said that he learned about the visit through unofficial means.
” The visit has other purposes”
Noting that a note was transferred to the Serbian Embassy in Zagreb, Grlic Radman said,” Any kind of visit must be reported through sanctioned channels. else, Croatia cannot accept it.” said.
Claiming that the visit had other purposes, Grlic Radman said,” I’m of the opinion that the purpose of the visit is political, not to visit the victims of war. Victims are a means then, not a purpose. I don’t believe it’s a sincere visit.”
The Croatian Minister stated that Vucic was banned from entering Croatia after all these developments.
Serbian Foreign Minister Nikola Selakovic pursued the case with a press conference on what happed and said that a note was transferred to the Croatian Embassy in Belgrade, but it wasn’t admitted.
He tagged croatia’s ban as” terrible”, also Selakovic made known that the Serbian government would also take countermeasures.
Vucic only plans to visit the monument in Jasenovac, Selakovic said that last time, further than 700 Croatian diplomats, including ministers, entered Serbia without any sanctioned announcement.
Vucic participated the monument in Jasenovac on his social media regard, saying,” Just do your job. The Serbian people will continue to live and won’t forget what happed.”
Meanwhile, Vucic will hold a press conference hereafter to make statements regarding the ban.
further than,000 Croats, Serbs, Jews and Roma were killed in Jasenovac.