[orthodox-synod] SERBIAN CHURCH WILL INITIATE ACTION FOR THE NEW TRANSITIONAL GOVERNMENT
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BELGRADE, 3. August - Serbian opposition has to adopt Stability pact for Serbia during next days. The Serbian Patriarch Pavle, the head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, and the Holly Synod of the Church would initiate a meeting of all relevant political parties and alliances in Serbia to agree on and sign a document on forming the transitional government. "We expect such action of the Church in next few days and the meeting should be organized in the Serbian Patriarchate", said Mr. Mladjan Dinkic, the coordinator of the group of independent economists G-17 on yesterday's press conference.
According to the Stability Pact for Serbia, the condition for forming the expert government, first for Serbia and then for Yugoslavia, is the replacement of the current regime, headed by Slobodan Milosevic and the obligation of opposition parties to renounce all their aspirations for taking power and their leaders of the ambitions to participate in the transitional government for a one year period.
Mr. Dinkic announced that the creators of the Stability Pact would organize a rally before the Yugoslav Parliament building on August 19, to test support to the idea of forming such a government. The creators of the Pact chose date symbolically since the feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, according to the Old Style that Serbian Orthodox Church uses, is celebrating on the August 19.
"The participation at the rally has already been confirmed by leader of the Serbian Renewal Movement Vuk Draskovic, we spoke with Zoran Djindjic, while other leaders of the Alliance for Change, including Dragoslav Avramovic will also participate," Dinkic said. He added that invitations would be also sent to lieuntenant-general Momcilo Perisic, former chief of the General staff of Yugoslav Army, leaders of the Democratic Party of Serbia, Democratic Alternative, New Democracy, Alliance of the Vojvodina Hungarians, the Vojvodina Coalition, other Vojvodina parties, and the Democratic Center.
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