Serbia unveils first monument to Djindjic

A monument to assassinated Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic was unveiled in Prokuplje on Wednesday (August 1st) with his mother and sister on hand. The ceremony, which coincided with Djindjic’s birthday, was also attended by Serbian President Boris Tadic, Deputy Prime Minister Bozidar Djelic, Parliament Speaker Oliver Dulic and other officials. The monument is the first to be built in honour of Djindjic. It is located outside a sports hall named after the late prime minister, which was built in part using donations he had secured. Djindjic was gunned down on March 12th, 2003 near the government building in Belgrade.

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