Serb opposition condemns sanctions decision

Tuesday, 25 January, 20000

The opposition in Serbia has expressed disappointment at a decision by the European Union not to ease sanctions against Yugoslavia, but they say they'll keep up their campaign to get sanctions lifted.

The opposition leader, Zoran Djindjic, told the BBC Serbian service that letters were being sent to the governments of Britain and the Netherlands, the two countries which reportedly opposed the easing of sanctions.

He said they would re-state the opposition's position on the issue.

Opposition leaders argue that the sanctions hurt the Serbian population more than the Yugoslav president, Slobodan Milosevic.

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