Serbian Orthodox patriarch to address UN on Friday

Tanjug - 5/9/13 BELGRADE -- Serbian Orthodox Patriarch Irinej will speak at the UN in New York on September 6 at the invitation of UN General Assembly President Vuk Jeremić. This was announced on the website of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC). The patriarch should also meet with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the website says. ...

“Churches in Kosovo are, and will remain Serbian”

Vuk Jeremić (FoNet, file)

TANJUG 8/11/2011 BELGRADE -- Vuk Jeremić stated on Tuesday that on Serbia's election to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee will strengthen its positions regarding the nation's heritage. The Serbian foreign minister stressed that it will help in efforts to prevent the attempts of renaming Serbian Orthodox Christian monasteries in Kosovo and Metohija, and refer to them as "Kosovar". “If ...

FM to UNESCO: Don’t allow theft of our heritage

TANJUG 31/10/2011 PARIS -- Monasteries and churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) cannot belong to the so-called "Republic of Kosovo", FM Vuk Jeremić says. Addressing the UNESCO General Conference in Paris on Monday, Jeremić stated: “In this organization, we are supposed to protect and nurture cultural identities, not be complicit in politicized attempts to carve up new ...