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Serbian president criticizes ICC arrest warrant for Putin

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BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s president says issuing an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin will have negative consequences and will only prolong the war in Ukraine. The International Criminal Court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for the Russian leader accusing him of war crimes. The ICC accused him of bearing personal responsibility for the abductions of children from Ukraine during Russia’s full-scale invasion of its neighbor. But Serbian populist President Aleksandar Vucic, who has in the past boasted about his personal relationship with the Russian leader, said Sunday that the decision would make it much harder to discuss peace with Russia.

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