Rare Spat Between Serbia and Russia After US-Brokered Deal

A social media post by Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman apparently ridiculing Serbia’s president after he signed a U.S.-sponsored agreement between Serbia and Kosovo has triggered a rare spat between traditional allies Moscow and Belgrade.
Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova posted a photo showing Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic sitting across from U.S. President Donald Trump at his Oval Office in Washington. She posted that along with another photo, the iconic scene from thriller “Basic Instinct” showing Sharon Stone being questioned by police as she sits cross-legged in a chair.
Zakkharova mocked Vucic in a comment on the Facebook post, saying he was invited to the White House to be interrogated, according to The Associated Press on Sunday.
Vucic and other Serbian officials reacted furiously.
“The primitivism and vulgarity she showed speaks about herself, but also about those who have given her the job,” Vucic told the pro-government Pink TV.


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