Vecer: Milosevic Goes On

Maribor, 25 July - Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has carried out another of his big manoeuvres that will allow him to stay the lawful president of the state for quite a while. It is a constitutional amendment under which he can run for president in the next two elections, which he could not do under the currently valid constitution. As hay must be made while the sun shines, one must now take care of details in the federal parliament. Such as appointing a federal electoral commission, whose composition will be just right, no doubt, to achieve the goal of the ruling regime. And there is also a law on additional defence budget that is to be adopted. To put it in a language understood by everybody: this means that Milosevic will offer more money to bribe police chiefs and generals, who will prevent spontaneous discontent in a country whose citizens seem to increasingly enjoy "proud masochism", Vecer maintains in Tuesday's edition.

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