Serbia's Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic urged Serbs living in northern Kosovo to accept an EU-brokered agreement to normalise relations between Serbia and its breakaway former province, while admitting the accord was not ideal.
Kosovo Serbs hold a banner reading ''Invaders go home'' as they protest an EU-brokered deal to normalise ties between Belgrade and its breakaway former province in the ethnically divided town of Mitrovica on May 12, 2013. Serbia's Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic urged Serbs living in northern Kosovo to accept the agreement, while admitting the accord was not ideal.
The 40,000 Serbs make up the majority of residents of northern Kosovo and are largely opposed to the deal, which determines the amount of autonomy afforded to them in Kosovo, which proclaimed independence from Serbia in 2008 -- a move never accepted by Belgrade.
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