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Serbian Armed Forces shoot down unidentified drone in Serbian airspace — paper

The unidentified drone was surveilling Serbian military

BELGRADE, November 2. /TASS/. The Serbian Armed Forces shot down on Wednesday an enemy drone in the country's airspace, the Defense Ministry reported.

Acting on the order from President Aleksandar Vucic, who is Supreme Commander-in-Chief, "units of the Serbian Army neutralized this afternoon a commercial drone moving from Kopaonik to Raska after it was detected and tracked," the ministry said. "The drone was shot down with the use of means of electronic warfare in close vicinity to the military facilities of the Raska garrison," the statement said.

On Tuesday, President Vucic issued the order to destroy all enemy UAVs in airspace over central Serbia.

Also on Tuesday, the Serbian armed forces were put on high alert due to the situation in Kosovo and Metohija. Serbian Defense Minister Milos Vucevic explained that the situation in Kosovo and Metohija was tense, and the Kosovars began putting into practice the decision to ban Serbian license plates. No one wants to fight, but "the army is ready to perform any task," the defense minister said.