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Mladjan Dinkic: "Draskovic and Djindjic don't hate each other"
2408 freeserbia news

From our correspondent in Novi Sad - Mladjan Dinkic, coordinator of the Group of 17 independent economists, said in a talk-show on Novi Sad's Radio 021, that the main obstacle in the relations of two key opposition leaders, Vuk Draskovic and Zoran Djindjic, is not their hatred, but their attitude towards Milosevic. Dinkic said he believes that regime blackmailed one of them, and made him sabotage the organization of the large anti-government rally, held in Belgrade on August 19. He emphasized that some opposition parties created mess in the organization, and not, what everyone expected Milosevic's regime. As an example he said that the Studio Berar from Novi Sad, canceled powerful 60kW strong amplifying system, only 24 hours before the rally, and because of that they had to use alternative 6 times lower amplifier.

Dinkic also announced the message for both the regime and the opposition, that they don't need to worry about him, because he doesn't have political aspirations, and made public promise that he won't be prime minister of the transitional government. Dinkic expressed his expectations if Draskovic's Serbian Renewal Movement (SPO) and opposition umbrella group Alliance for Change (SZP) sign the Pact for Stability in Serbia. If that happens, with the help of enormous public pressure, he would manage to divide Milosevic and Seselj, from the majority of their parties' MP's, which along with SPO's MP's could have majority in Parliament, to support the Transitional Experts Government. After that, the governments of Serbia and Montenegro would make the agreement on the future relations between Serbia and Montenegro, and Milosevic would be left out of job. Further more, he said that he believes that within a year the Transitional Government could make radical reforms in the economic and social structure, which would make the impossible conditions for the return of current regime. Dinkic said that one of the main aims of the foreign policy would be Yugoslavia's admission in the European Union, and for that cause, not later than 2003, Euro would be introduced as the official currency.

All the listeners who joined the discussion, supported Dinkic and his plans, and ask him to prevail.

Source: Free Serbia

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