Elections in Serbia to be re-scheduled for 21 June

BELGRADE – The National Assembly of Serbia received a Proposal of the decision to lift the state of emergency, as well as Bill on the validity of the decrees passed by the government during the state of emergency, which stipulates that the competent election commissions make a decision on 11 May to continue electoral activities for parliamentary, provincial and local elections, FoNet reports. It was announced earlier that the Assembly of Serbia could make a decision on lifting the state of emergency tomorrow. After the meeting with the representatives of the parties that announced their participation in the upcoming elections, President Aleksandar Vučić stated that he accepted the proposal of certain parties which, as he stated, needed to have 38 days before the elections, and that the elections therefore will be held 21 June. For now, the Republic Electoral Commission has announced seven majority and two minority lists. The Alliance for Serbia (SzS) and the Free Citizens Movement (PSG) persist in their intention to boycott the elections.