PROTECTION OF HIGH CHILDREN IS PROTECTION OF SERBIAN IDENTITY! Petković: This monastery represents the religious treasure of the survival of the Serbian folks in Kosovo and Metohija! Video
Petković pointed out that this monastery represents not only a material treasure of inestimable importance, but also a spiritual treasure of the survival of the Serbian people in Kosovo and Metohija, as well as the identity and origin of our people and our culture.
Thanks to Visoki Decani, we know as a people who we are and where we should go. That is why we do everything to preserve this great shrine, especially because it is on the list of endangered world cultural heritage, and from this year on the list of “Europa Nostra” as one of the most endangered shrines and monuments in Europe. That is why it is very important to protect and visit our Visoke Decani because it shows the relationship we have with our history, our identity, and after all, Visoki Decani is the guardian of our statehood. “, Petković emphasized.
The abbot of the monastery Visoki Decani, Sava Janjic, said that this visit was an opportunity to acquaint the director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Petar Petkovic, with everyday life in the monastery, as well as with what the monks face, reports Kosovo online.
“I think that this monastery, which is very important for our people, for our church, but it is also a cultural monument that is important for all citizens in this area, regardless of their nationality and religion, and which is after all, the world cultural monument under UNESCO, will be adequately protected both now and in the future “, Janjic said.
He expects that the decisions of the Pristina Constitutional Court on the recognition of 24 hectares of monastery land will be respected, as well as the agreement reached through the Commission for the Implementation of Protected Zones on the bypass road to Montenegro.
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