Monday, 18 February 2008
First Extraordinary Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2008
At the request of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, Dr Oliver Dulic, convened the First Extraordinary Sitting of the Serbian National Assembly in 2008, for 18 February, starting at 8 p.
At the request of the Government of the
The agenda of the sitting contained the Proposal of the Decision of the National Assembly of the Republic on the Confirmation of the Decision of the Government of the
Addressing the members of parliament, the Head of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, Dr Vojislav Kostunica, pointed out that on 17 February 2008, a false state of Kosovo was illegitimately declared on the territory of the sovereign state of Serbia, adding that today begins a long battle to fully recover the whole of the Province into Serbian constitutional legal order. That is a goal that
Vojislav Kostunica stated that this illegitimate act directly endangers the sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as constitutional order of
The Head of Government reminded all present that, by its decision on 14 February, the Government of the
According to him, the creation of the false state on Serbian soil was only possible under
Deputy Groups’ Presidents spoke in the second part of the sitting: Tomislav Nikolic of the Serbian Radical Party Deputy Group, Ivica Dacic of the Socialist Party of Serbia Deputy Group, Cedomir Jovanovic of the Liberal-Democratic Party Deputy Group, Nenad Canak of the Vojvodina Deputies’ Group, Nada Kolundzija of the Democratic Party Deputy Group and Suzana Grubjesic of the G 17 Plus Deputy Group.
Following their address, the Speaker of the National Assembly or the Republic of Serbia, Dr Oliver Dulic, set the Voting Day for 18 February, starting at 9,40 p.m.
On the Voting Day the National Assembly unanimously, with 225 votes in favour, adopted the Proposal of the Decision on the Confirmation of the Decision of the Government of the
13.00 - press conference of MPs Sasa Radulovic, Branka Stamenkovic and Vojin Biljic (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)