OREANDA-NEWS  The "Movement of Socialists" of the Director of the Security and Information Agency of Serbia Alexander Vulin demanded the resignation of the Minister of Economy (Economy) Rada Basta, who called on the government to decide on the issue of sanctions against Russia because of the "high price" of refusing to support Western restrictions.

Basta became the head of the Ministry of Energy of Serbia in October 2022. He joined the new cabinet from the bloc of the Socialist Party of Serbia of First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and his coalition partners, United Serbia. On Monday, Basta said that he supports Western sanctions against Russia, and called on all ministers to speak out on this issue.

Official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia Maria Zakharova - RIA Novosti, 1920,
"If the Minister of Economy is not an expert, but a politician, then let him go to (former mayor of Belgrade, oppositionist Dragan ) Djilas and the rest who are in favor of ending economic, fraternal and friendly ties with official Moscow and the Russian people," Vulin's movement quotes.