Serbian Govt extends decision on protection of displaced Ukrainians

NEWS 14.03.202418:59

The Serbian Government extended the validity of its decision on providing displaced persons from Ukraine with temporary protection in Serbia.

A press release said that this was done in order to provide a quick response to the humanitarian needs of displaced persons from Ukraine and their family members who cannot return to Ukraine due to the current situation.

“Members of the Government passed this decision in view of the fact that the previous one expires on March 18 this year,” it added.

The Government explained that the validity of the decision was extended because, “due to the current situation in Ukraine, there are reasons why it is necessary to provide displaced persons with temporary protection in the coming period as well, so as to protect their basic human rights and freedoms.”

Due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, many Ukrainians as well of Russian citizens have moved to Serbia.