Protesters In Belgrade Break Police Cordon Near President's Residence, Block It - Ministry

Protesters in Belgrade Break Police Cordon Near President's Residence, Block It - Ministry

(UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 17th March, 2019) Demonstrators broke through the police cordon around the presidential residence in Belgrade and attacked police officers on Sunday, the Serbian Interior Ministry said.

Earlier in the day, more than a thousand protesters gathered in front of the presidential residence in central Belgrade.

After the beginning of the press conference of President Aleksandar Vucic, the protesters broke through the fence and blocked the entrances to the building. Security forces did not let them in.

"Several hooligans led by one of the leaders of the Union for Serbia [alliance], Bosko Obradovic, attacked police officers ... They physically attacked police officers while trying to break through the cordon on a truck," the ministry said.

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