Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has dissolved the country's parliament and announced early parliamentary elections for December 17.
This is reported by RTRS (Radio and Television of Republika Srpska).
It is noted that the president signed a decree dissolving the National Assembly and appointing elections of people's deputies on December 17.
On Monday, November 1, the government sent Vucic a motivated proposal to dissolve the National Assembly and appoint elections. According to the parliament, holding new elections in the current circumstances will ensure a higher degree of democracy, reduce tensions in society, and assert the right to free expression of opinions and views on political, economic and other issues.
"The proposal to dissolve the parliament, among other things, states that recently there have been requests from part of the public to appoint new, early elections of deputies, and that on September 11, some deputies of opposition political parties addressed such a request to the President of the Republic, "RTRS adds.
Earlier, Vucic said that it was important that the elections were free and democratic.