Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic has vowed his country will close its borders to migrants if EU borders to Serbia close, state news agency Tanjug reported Tuesday.
The former Yugoslav country is integral to the route of most migrants seeking to pass from Greece to the free-travel mainland of the EU. Its border with EU member Hungary, however, was sealed by the Hungarian government at the height of the migrant flow in 2015, causing migrants to be stuck in Serbia.
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said that while Russia is hardly happy about the fact that his country is about to become an EU member, Moscow never regarded it as a threat to its relations with Belgrade.
Hungary has closed the main migrant crossing point on the border with southern neighbor Serbia, the country’s Transport Authority announced on Tuesday.
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said that Serbia will do its best to guarantee humane conditions for refugees fleeing up the Western Balkan route.
In an interview with Radio Sputnik Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said that even in the worst-case scenario of many EU countries exiting the bloc and Britain falling apart, Serbia would not give up on the idea of European integr...