Tadic Calls Hague’s Ruling ‘Disappointing’

resizer21The President of Serbia Boris Tadic has called the decision of the International War Crimes Tribunal to triple Veselin Sljivancanin’s sentence ‘disappointing’.

But at the same time, Tadic said the Tribunal’s decision should not be ‘brought into question’.

In an interview with the daily Politika, Tadic said that questioning the Court’s decision would hold hinder Serbia’s future growth and progress, including the country’s intensive efforts toward EU accession and visa liberalisation.

Sljivancanin, was convicted for the deaths of people seeking refuge at a Vukovar hospital, and had his sentence tripled from 5 to 17 years by the Tribunal’s appeal court.

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