Tomislav Nikolic elected Serbian president
21 May 2012 Last updated at 01:43 BST
Nationalist Tomislav Nikolic has been elected president of Serbia, beating liberal incumbent Boris Tadic.
Mr Tadic conceded victory after early predictions showed him trailing with 47.4% of the vote, with Mr Nikolic predicted to win 49.4%.
The contest had been seen as a vote on EU membership and the newly-elected president promised that "Serbia will not stray from its European path".
Tom Esslemont reports.