IRLA Delegation Meets Serbian Minister of Religions

News August 2001

 

Belgrade, Serbia. August 29, 2001. IRLA Secretary General Dr. John Graz led a delegation to meet with Prof. Vojislav Milovanovic of the Ministry of Religions for the Republic of Serbia.

The minister thanked IRLA for its commitment to religious freedom and provided information on the new law on religion in public schools. He also insisted on the fact that the government will do its best to implement freedom of religion for all.

Dr. John Graz stated the principle that no citizen should feel marginalized or discriminated against for being member of a religious minority.

Local IRLA leader Dr. Radisa Antic commented that the meeting was very important as a step towards a regular consultation with the new government and it comes at a very crucial time of transition.

The meeting was held at the Government building of the Republic of Serbia. Also attending was Attorney Mitchell A. Tyner, IRLA Legal Adviser.