“Hague denies Šešelj request”

The Hague Tribunal rejected on Thursday Vojislav Šešelj’s request to hold a phone press conference, SRS official Aleksandar Martinović said.

The of the opposition party, on trial at the Hague on charges of war crimes, made the request ahead of the snap local election in the municipality of Odžaci, scheduled for January 24.

Šešelj’s trial is set to resume on January 19.

He voluntarily travelled to The Hague to face justice in early 2003.

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