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Serbian interior Ministry reported about the fight of voters from the queue to vote

Two voters in Serbia had a fight over the queue to the voting booth on one of the sites of Belgrade, the interior Ministry reported the country.

In Serbia, polling stations were opened, the citizens elect the new composition of the Parliament, regional and municipal authorities. According to the Republican electoral Commission (RIK) have the right to vote, 6.5 million Serbian citizens who vote with 7.00 (8.00 MSK) to 20.00 (21.00 GMT) 8.4 thousand polling stations, 90 stations located on the territory of Kosovo and Metohija, and 42 abroad. The electoral Commission has registered 3.3 thousand local and 111 foreign observers, including representatives of the OSCE ODIHR.

Because COVID-19 members of election commissions and the voters must wear protective masks, disinfecting hands and to maintain social distance of one meter, avoiding physical contact. Voting, including President Aleksandar Vucic, are forced to wait their turn.

Specifies that the Prosecutor on duty is not found in the exchange of blows of a criminal offense, the participants in the fight will bear administrative responsibility.

RICK must declare the voting results not later than 96 hours from the end of voting and 10 days of handing the mandates to the newly elected parliamentarians.

Attendance is expected at 45%. According to the latest opinion polls, the limit of 3% will overcome only a few blocks from the 21st registered. Among them, the ruling Serbian progressive party President Aleksandar Vucic, socialist party of Serbia, first Deputy Prime Minister and foreign Minister Ivica Dacic, the opposition Serbian radical party Vojislav Seselj, and the movement of the former medalist-water Polo, now the head of one of the parts of Belgrade Alexander Sapica.

In the unicameral Assembly of Serbia with 250 seats, members are elected for a term of four years.