Senior State Department Official Hoyt Brian Yee said that the US does not understand why the personnel of the Russian-Serbian Humanitarian Center should receive diplomatic immunity.He pointed out that this was not a norm in the international community.

‘Why is Russia asking for it, why is it putting pressure on Serbia to give it something that is not a norm in the international community?’ Asked Hoyt Yee during the break of the 17th Serbian Economic Forum.

According to him, the goal of the United States is to make Serbia a prosperous, stable and secure state, and integrate into the EU.

‘So we believe that we need to turn to partnerships and initiatives that will bring the EU closer,’ said Hoyt Yee” (translated from B92)