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Serbia protests priests' detention in Montenegro

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 12, 2020, people wait in a queue in front of the Christian Orthodox monastery of Ostrog, 30 kilometers northwest of the Montenegrin capital Podgorica. Serbia has strongly protested the detention of eight Serbian Orthodox Church priests in Montenegro after thousands of people attended a religious procession despite a ban on gatherings because of the new coronavirus. Montenegrin prosecutors say that the priests are facing charges of violating health regulations during the virus outbreak by organizing the procession on Tuesday in the western town of Niksic. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
A view of the Christian Orthodox monastery of Ostrog, 30 kilometers northwest of the Montenegrin capital Podgorica, Tuesday May 12, 2020. Serbian Orthodox Church is going ahead with annual pilgrimage to the Ostrog monastery to mark St Basil's Day despite a ban on social gatherings. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
Believers wearing a mask against the spread of the new coronaviru wait in a queue in front of the Christian Orthodox monastery of Ostrog, 30 kilometers northwest of the Montenegrin capital Podgorica, May 12, 2020. Serbian Orthodox Church is going ahead with annual pilgrimage to the Ostrog monastery to mark St Basil's Day despite a ban on social gatherings. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)

Serbia protests priests' detention in Montenegro

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 12, 2020, people wait in a queue in front of the Christian Orthodox monastery of Ostrog, 30 kilometers northwest of the Montenegrin capital Podgorica. Serbia has strongly protested the detention of eight Serbian Orthodox Church priests in Montenegro after thousands of people attended a religious procession despite a ban on gatherings because of the new coronavirus. Montenegrin prosecutors say that the priests are facing charges of violating health regulations during the virus outbreak by organizing the procession on Tuesday in the western town of Niksic. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
A view of the Christian Orthodox monastery of Ostrog, 30 kilometers northwest of the Montenegrin capital Podgorica, Tuesday May 12, 2020. Serbian Orthodox Church is going ahead with annual pilgrimage to the Ostrog monastery to mark St Basil's Day despite a ban on social gatherings. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
Believers wearing a mask against the spread of the new coronaviru wait in a queue in front of the Christian Orthodox monastery of Ostrog, 30 kilometers northwest of the Montenegrin capital Podgorica, May 12, 2020. Serbian Orthodox Church is going ahead with annual pilgrimage to the Ostrog monastery to mark St Basil's Day despite a ban on social gatherings. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
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