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Serbs Break Parliamentary Deadlock, but Face West's Disapproval

After weeks of political deadlock, Serbia appeared yesterday to be on the verge of forming a new government. But the composition of the minority coalition, and the members’ shared opposition to the war crimes tribunal, may sour already difficult relations with the West. For weeks the moderate nationalist leader, Vojislav Kostunica of the Democratic Party of Serbia, had been trying to form a coalition to prevent the hard-line nationalist Serbian Radical Party from taking power. The Radical Party was the clear winner of parliamentary elections last December, but gained too few seats to rule alone. The Serbian Socialist Party of the former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic said Monday that it was willing to back the minority government. Full Story

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