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Ms Biljana PANTIĆ PILJA

Speeches since 2019

22/01/2024 | 16:28:12 Your speech seems to have been written by the Serbian opposition and you obviously have a problem with almost three million people who support our president, Aleksandar Vučić, but that is not the topic today. Ladies and gentlemen, elections are the only democratic form of trust or distrust in political parties. The dynamics of holding election in all countries depends solely on the dynamics of political circumstances in each individual level. That is why I could not agree with Mr Stefan... 09/10/2023 | 16:55:26 Thank you. The Republic of Serbia expressed regret for the tragic event that happened on 24 September. As the head of the Serbian delegation, I want to emphasise that Serbia is committed to keeping peace and stability, dialogue, and respect of international law. The root of the problem lies in Kurti's regime, about which we have warned the whole international community as well as the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. It is my duty to say that it is not us who are breaking apart... 25/01/2023 | 16:22:35 Thank you, First of all, the title of this topic is the "Recent tension between Pristine and Belgrade", not between Kosovo and Serbia. Second, Mr FASSINO, you said no to intervention, not no to intervention, but no to aggression. Third, Republic of Serbia strongly opposed the initiative of Pristina for membership of the so-called Kosovo to the Council of Europe. Ladies and gentlemen, As the Head of the Serbian Delegation, I am very glad that we speak today about the situation of Kosovo and... 11/10/2022 | 13:07:15 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2)   Honourable Chair, Ladies and Gentlemen, At the beginning, I would like to thank our colleague Papandreou for the work he invested in drawing this report. This topic has been discussed on numerous occasions and in various fora for almost past two decades. We highly appreciate the fact that the topic is again on the agenda of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. I cannot help noting certain symbolism in this. The Declaration... 25/06/2019 | 16:11:51 Thank you ladies and gentlemen. First of all congratulations to the Rapporteurs Ms Zita GURMAI and Ms Elvira KOVÁCS, great job. I would like to speak about my country. The Republic of Serbia has ratified all the international and regional treaties and conventions that set up standards in the fields of Human rights, women's rights and gender equality. It has developed broad anti-discrimination in the Human rights legal framework. The Constitution of the Republic of Serbia guarantees the...