The Kosovo Agreement moving through Brussels is the most widely talked about political issue in Serbia right now.
It's important that anyone with interest in Serbia or the Balkans know what the agreement entails at this point.
Below is a link to the unofficial text of the agreement (unofficial because the agreement hasn't been published yet):
“When someone steals another's clothes, we call them a thief. Should we not give the same name to one who could clothe the naked and does not? The bread in your cupboard belongs to the hungry; the coat unused in your closet belongs to the one who needs it; the shoes rotting in your closet belong to the one who has no shoes; the money which you hoard up belongs to the poor.”
The video above reports that one in ten people in Serbia live below the poverty line and over 150,000 children in Serbia lack basic everyday needs. Poverty plagues the globe and even reaches the U.S. city in which I live, but there is something about poverty in Serbia that pulls on my heart just a little bit more than poverty anywhere else in the world.
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