Zaharova shared on social media that Serbian Economy Minister Rade Basta called on the government to impose sanctions against Russia.
Describing this call as a “strange attitude”, Zaharova said, “The USA is putting pressure on Serbia, the Serbian Minister is calling on Russia to oppose it. Maybe it is better for the Serbian Minister to speak decisively against the pressures on his country?” she used the phrase.
Emphasizing that Russia, unlike the United States, always respects Serbia and its people, Zakharova said, “With sanctions on Russia, the pressure of the USA on Serbia will not end, it will only increase.” made its assessment.
Serbian Economy Minister Rade Basta stated that Serbia paid a heavy price for not imposing sanctions on Russia and said, “I see what kind of pressure is being applied to Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. I cannot accept our silence.” had used the phrase.
Basta called for sanctions against Russia.