Serbia's president apologizes for Srebrenica massacre

Thursday, April 25, 2013

SARAJEVO - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic apologized for Srebrenica massacre.

Nikolic told Bosnia-Herzegovina's state television BHT, "I kneel and ask for forgiveness for Serbia for the crime committed inSrebrenica. I apologize for the crimes committed by any individual in the name of our state and our people."

In 2010, the Serbian parliament passed a historic decision condemning the " Srebrenica massacre".

Former Serbian President Boris Tadic had attended a commemoration ceremony together with Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan on July 11, 2010, and apologized for the painful incidents.

Zeljko Komsic, Croatian member of Bosnia-Herzegovina presidency council, said upon the apology of Nikolic that it would recover relations between Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina as well as drop the tension.

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