Elections enigma in Serbia

Why has Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic decided that the country should go to early elections? Because Serbian televisions have not paid enough attention to him; due to the fact that country must not sacrifice voting for the sake of reforms; finally, spending money in electoral campaign would increase GDP. These are the answers given by popular satirical website njuz.net.

But according to the Prime Minister, the government needs “a full mandate”,  in order to complete reforms until 2020, when Serbia should end its accession negotiations with the European Union, in accordance with Vucic’s ambitious plans.

Still, it’s questionable what a “full mandate” means, taking into account that Vucic controls 158 members of parliament, out of 250, as well as a two-thirds majority together with coalition partners.

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