Skip to Content

Reports: Serbia names pro-Russian politician new spy chief

elisfkc2 / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian media are reporting that the government has named a staunchly pro-Russian politician as the Balkan state’s new spy chief. Serbian state TV said Thursday that Aleksandar Vulin, who was Serbia’s interior minister in the previous government and had served as defense minister before that, is taking over as the director of BIA, Serbia’s intelligence agency.  As Serbia’s interior minister, Vulin visited Moscow in August, a rare trip by a European state official that underscored Belgrade’s refusal to join Western sanctions against Russia over its war in Ukraine.

Article Topic Follows: AP National News

Associated Press

BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION

KRDO NewsChannel 13 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content