Serbia announces Joint Venture of Police and Military to Guard Southern Borders

18.07.2016 | b92

As a reponse to the recent legal changes in Hungary that legalizes the push back of thousands of people, Serbia’s President Vucic announces a joint venture of Police and Military to Guard the Southern Borders to Macedonia and Bulgaria.

They will “jointly execute tasks in preventing the illegal entry of migrants from Bulgaria and Macedonia, and bring to justice human traffickers operating on Serbian soil.”

The Security Service Coordination Bureau forwarded this proposal to Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic.

After the meeting of the Bureau on Saturday, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said that the main topics were “the events in Turkey, the migrant crisis and its consequences for security, legal order and economic future of Serbia, situation in the region, terrorism and its prevention, and the way to counter possible terror acts.”

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