SETimes's Comments Policy

  1. Comments on are intended for people from Southeast Europe countries, with ties to those countries, with business in or with those countries, and their diasporas. Comments to the articles and features of are intended to elicit an exchange of opinion and open dialogue on topical subjects in a civilised and open manner for all readers to see.
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  4. reserves the right to edit all comments for content, clarity, and length. Comments on articles and features of should be substantive in nature. Comments that are off-topic will not be posted. Short comments relating to the reader's like or dislike of the article or feature may or may not be posted, at the discretion of Comments can be submitted in Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, English, Macedonian, Serbian, Russian or Ukrainian. Comments left in other languages will not be considered for publication.
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  11. Comments containing links to other sites that do not follow the principles of this comments policy as stated in paragraphs 6 and 10 of this policy will not be posted.
  12. To facilitate the intended exchange of opinions and open dialogue on topical subjects in a civilised and open manner for all readers to see and to avoid unwelcome direct replies from persons not receptive to the poster's opinion, comments containing personal e-mail addresses or phone numbers in the body of the comment will have the contact information removed prior to publication.
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