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Protesters attack Serbian PM at remembrance ceremony

Serbian bodyguards use umbrellas and protection to protect Prime Minister of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic when he was attacked by a stone-throwing mob during the memorial service..

Bosnia’s presidency has condemned an attack on Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic at a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre. It said Mr Vucic had visited the town “in a spirit of reconciliation, intending to pay respect” but was forced to flee the ceremony after being booed and heckled and then pelted with stones.  About 8,000 Muslims were killed in Srebrenica by Bosnian Serb forces during the Bosnian war. Following news that a small number of people had thrown stones at the Serbian Prime Minister who was attending the memorial, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said: “People from across Bosnia and Herzegovina, the region and the international community gathered … Continue reading

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