Serbian Academy of Science and Arts (SANU) is not a party to have a political platform on Kosovo, instead it can only offer opinions of individuals, SANU President, Vladimir Kostic told Serbian media.
“Do not expect from SANU to take a joint stance on Kosovo and Metohija by over voting. This is not in the essence of the Academy. The Academy can offer opinions of individuals, and they differ to the extent present in the society,” Kostic told journalists commenting expectations from SANU in the internal dialogue on Kosovo.
He also added all the members of SANU are obliged to express their stances individually.
“I do hope, that in the next couple of weeks we would have in written stances of individuals in the SANU (…),” Kostic said.
Asked to comment on the statement of Metropolitan Amfilohije Radovic that policy of Aleskandar Vucic on Kosovo could lead to treason of Serbia and Kosovo, Kostic said that everyone should be patient and if the dialogue is “since the beginning marked with mutual reproofing, accusations and divisions, then it would lose its sense,” Tanjug agency reported.