European Parliament: There were no regular elections in Serbia, to be investigated
Members of the European Parliament have approved this Thursday a resolution that calls for an independent international investigation into the irregularities in the December parliamentary and local elections in Serbia. The focus is on the Belgrade elections.
461 MEPs voted for the resolution, 53 MEPs voted against and 43 abstained.
In the resolution, it is emphasized that the European Union's financial aid to Serbia should be suspended in case the investigation finds that the Serbian authorities were involved in vote fraud.
The resolution also mentions a number of irregularities during the December 17 elections, such as inflating voter lists, including the names of dead persons, violations during voting, group voting, physical attacks, voters who were sent to Serbia by bus from neighboring countries, vote buying.