‘Kosovo is our Jerusalem’

Serbian Minister Aleksandar Vulin says Israelis and Serbians have more in common than meets the eye.

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For the second time in two years, Serbs went to the polls this past Sunday to vote in parliamentary elections. The balloting passed uneventfully, signifying the country's firm embrace of democracy.

Among the candidates was Aleksandar Vulin, a young and dynamic official who is widely considered a rising star on the Serbian political scene. For the past year and a half, the 42-year-old Vulin has served as minister-without-portfolio in charge of Kosovo, the breakaway Serbian province that unilaterally declared independence in February 2008.

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