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  • 5 December 2012, 9:59

Serbia's Ambassador To Nato Leaps To His Death

Serbia's ambassador to Nato has committed suicide by leaping from a multi-storey car park at Brussels airport, officials say.

A Serbian government statement said that 52-year-old envoyBranislav Milinkovic died instantly on Tuesday night.

MrMilinkovicis reported to have suddenly jumped from the 10-metre-high car park level while waiting with the Serbian delegation of foreign ministry officials, ahead of talks with Nato officials.

Serbia is not a member of the military alliance, but has a mission in the headquarters complex.

Mr Milinkovic, a former journalist, previously served as Serbia's ambassador to Austria.

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