Serbia to get positive report from the ICTY

Chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) expressed his satisfaction with the Serbian cooperation with his office.

Serbia to get positive report from the ICTY
World Bulletin / News Desk

Serbia will get positive report on cooperation with the ICTY, the statement from the office of Rasim Ljajic, the president of the National Council for the ICTY Cooperation reads. 

Ljajic met with the prosecutor Serge Brammertz on Monday, on the first day of his two-days visit. On Tuesday, Brammertz will meet with prime minister Ivica Dacic, and the chief Serbian prosecutor Vladimir Vucicevic. 

The ICTY prosecutor will present to the UN his report on the cooperation with the countries of the region this December. Good cooperation with the ICTY is one of the precondition for the EU integration for any of the former Yugoslav countries. 

The statement from Ljajic’s office reads that the ICTY prosecutor expressed his satisfaction with the cooperation in relation to delivering documentation needed for ongoing investigations and procedures, as well with the level of the access to the archives and witness related issues.

According to the statement, Ljajic spoke with Brammertz about the possibility for people sentenced by the Tribunal, to be placed in Serbian prisons. This initiative was rejected by the Tribunal several times in the past. 

According to the rules, people who are sentenced by the ICTY cannot serve the prison in any of the countries of former Yugoslavia.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 05 Kasım 2013, 10:54