Skip to comments.Military to join peacekeeping missions (Serbs in Afghanistan and Sudan)
Posted on 01/18/2006 7:30:57 AM PST by kronos77
BELGRADE -- Wednesday – The Serbia-Montenegro Executive Council has decided to offer the services of the Serbia-Montenegro military’s professional soldiers in peacekeeping operations around the world.
The Serbia-Montenegro soldiers will be participating in a United Nations-led peacekeeping mission in Sudan and will also be helping out international security forces in Afghanistan.
The Federal Parliament has also delivered a proposal for immediate consideration to have Serbia-Montenegro soldiers participate in other UN operations in Liberia, the Ivory Coast and Congo, and both Serbian and Montenegrin Parliaments have expressed support for the proposal.
Military analysts Zoran Dragisic and Aleksandar Radic are not surprised by the decision, since Belgrade is expected to take care of all of its international obligations related to the security systems.
Dragisic said that all UN member countries, as well as Serbia-Montenegro, have the obligation to participate in peacekeeping operations, and that Serbia-Montenegro’s professional soldiers can bring a lot of experience and know-how to help ease the conflicts in these areas of the world.
Radic said that preparations have already begun for sending the soldiers to their assigned destinations.
“Several actions have fallen through thus far, some because of the disinterest of the political elite, others because of money problems. Now we are talking about two realistic missions that require a smaller contingent of militarz personnel, which is a good opportunity to begin our cooperation with the rest of the world. The only problem is that we must wait until the procedure is completed and the mission is accepted, so that we can apply to international missions for funds that will help finance our objectives.” Radic said.
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Why we ever bombed the Serbs who have befriended us since WWI is beyond me...
I just feel bad that Serbia didn`t went earlier into War On Terror. I gues that we all needed to let past behind us.
If they didn`t attacked Serbs from 1992 -1999, neither US neither Serbia would fight this war in Iraq or Afghanistan. There would be no Ben Laden.
You see, when you go to the pooling booth, you set up new alliances or wars in future to come. Never vote Democrates.
While this will be received as good news by anyone who supports the war on terror, I can think of several people who post here (under a variety of screen names) who won't like this one bit.
I think this is good news...
That's because you're a good person who loves freedom.
Thanks! and you as well!
We all are.
oh, so now its ok to use them.
Let me see this. European countries untoched by war have a hernia when they have to support USA troops.
Serbia bombed by nato, thinks its in their interest to help.
Well whats wrong with this picture.
Guess now we know which countries have the b..
and that EU don`t have brains neither.
paris on fire...
Well, Serbia was burning cause she was in war, and Paris was burning cause France wasn`t in war.
Cheers to you! :)
Thanks for ping, thanks for post. Good for the Serbs. As al-Qaeda diassociate from Iraq and move back to Afghanistan for major operations (setting up future caliph there) if ME turns out an impossible task, we shall need more nations to provide military to prevent a strong renewed Taliban/AQ effort in A.
This is new US ally:
63rd Parratrooper brigade.
Been here, done this, and there's no reason to expect any different outcome this time around.
We should thank our lucky stars that Serbia is with us in the fight against Islamics...after the Clinton-NATO fiasco
People like you never learn.
But as soon as we do, you can rest assured that we'll learn to suck up to the Serbs and apologize profusely for putting the smack down on them.
What ethnic cleansing? You mean the Islamic ethnic cleansing of Serbs and other Balkan Christians of the past 700 + years?
Some muslim apologists - you are one - don't know their history.
Quite the contrary, those Muhammedan Albanians that you support so vigorously are currently some of the most thorough ethnic cleansers alive today!
Of course, they shudder when they think of the day that the Serb Army will return.
But since the whole lowest common denominator thing just isn't my scene, I'll just have to be content with your baseless accusations in the meantime.
C'est la vie.
Pathetic is how I describe those who swallow the MSM's version of events...and that sounds just like you.
The media-hyped story of how the Serbs allegedly killed 7,000 Muslims in Srebrenica is uncritically accepted even though the best investigations have uncovered not more than 2,000 bodies of undetermined nationality. The massacres of Serbs carried out by Muslims, the destruction of over fifty Serbian villages around Srebrenica, as reported by two British correspondents and others, are ignored.
The total failure of forensic teams to find the 250,000 or 100,000 or 50,000 or 10,000 bodies - numbers change daily it seems of Muslims supposedly killed by the Serbs in Kosovo also is ignored...by apologists for Muslims.
You denouncing the GWOT/Serbia-Mont in lieu of the muslim pogrom to eradicate all signs of Serbian historical-cultural evidence in Kosovo makes you a muslim supporter.
You really think the muslims would thank you for your support? How do they repay you for your support, by attacking and killing 3,000 of our fellow citizens? God help you for your support of islamic heathens.
I hope that more bridges are built between the US and Serbia.
But they are forbidden to defend their own people from Islamofascists in their own land.
Protecting Kosovo Serbs and Gypsies from pogroms would be a good start since Serbian troops are prevented from doing so.
I'd like to hand Bill Clinton to the Serbs in a cage. How about that?
Be sure to clean hip up before you send him over.
"Be sure to clean him up before you send him over."
The Veteran Sink Soldier? I try to have a can-do attitude, but...
[Note: Mainly, just spouting, which I normally try not to do. I don't really want anyone sending Bubba off in a cage. I want the US Constitution via amendment to terminate his ill-gotten perks.]
Of course, but sometimes these type of thoughts provide a moment of tension relief.
As for cleaning the Sink Meister up, sorry. I don't have enough clorox.
How many Serbs do you know? I think you would be somewhat dissapointed. Remember that Serbs are Christian.
Putting him in a cage with albanians would probably be more satsfying. I would wager they'd eat him or something.
Well, he is a big POS, what more can be said of his kind?
"How many Serbs do you know? I think you would be somewhat dissapointed. Remember that Serbs are Christian."
Let's just say, I'd be curious. He did, after all, kill many innocent civilians, bomb their property, and steal their Holy Land. And I'd love to see his behavior in that cage. The unpredictable nature of it appeals to me. But really, it's just a rant. Morbid FRegards....
I can think of few more things.