SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF RENEWED DEMOCRACY IN SERBIA
Belgrade, 4 October 2007 – His Royal Highness Crown Prince
Alexander II wishes to remind everyone that 5 October is the seventh anniversary
of renewed democracy in Serbia and that democracy must be preserved as our
greatest asset, for the benefit of all citizens.
The Crown Prince is a very ardent defender of democracy and
His Royal Highness met regularly with the democratic
opposition and voiced support domestically and international for them. Since
1989 to rally opposition against the regime of Slobodan Milosevic Crown Prince
Alexander put pressure on the regime in helping his people shake off the legacy
of decades of dictatorship and remove Slobodan Milosevic.
The Crown Prince conducted concentrated meetings and
maintained regular contact with the democratic opposition and democrats
throughout the former Yugoslavia.
In November 1999 the Crown Prince convened a large conference
in Budapest for the Democratic Opposition to intensify opposition against the
In January 2000 another symposium took place in Banja Luka,
In April 2000, the Crown Prince convened a large key
conference in Athens that proved to be paramount for the democratic opposition
in providing unity and coordination against the regime.
The Crown Prince has been a tireless contributor in the
process of co-operation and unity amongst the democratic political parties to
make his homeland a great democracy for all citizens regardless of political
belief, religion or ethnic origin. Our young democracy is our greatest asset and
it must serve for the benefit of each and every one of our citizens.
Crown Prince Alexander also reminds everyone that Serbia has
had a flourishing democracy during the reign of His Majesty King Peter I
Since 1804, Serbia was under different types of dictatorship
and totalitarian regimes for more than 170 years and only 33 years of democracy
out of which 27 years in Constitutional Parliamentary Monarchy with Crown Prince