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Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of Vice President Biden’s Call to President Boris Tadic of Serbia

The Vice President called President Boris Tadic of Serbia this morning to congratulate him and the Serbian Government on the arrest of indicted war criminal Ratko Mladic.  The Vice President noted that this arrest was an important step in helping the Serbian people put the legacy of conflicts of the 1990s behind them.  The Vice President praised President Tadic’s courage and determination to pursue such actions, and expressed his confidence in Serbia’s ability to make further progress on its path toward full Euro-Atlantic integration.