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Serbia reaffirms position over Kosovo

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Serbia reaffirms position over Kosovo


The Serbian Prime Minister has met the EU envoy responsible for talks on Kosovo’s independence. Vojislav Kostunica insisted that the breakaway province, which is part of Serbia but with a majority ethnic Albanian population, will remain under the rule of Belgrade. Wolfgang Ischinger knows he must find a compromise acceptable to all 27 EU member states – after warnings that divisions could undermine the bloc’s unity. Meanwhile, thousands of ethnic Albanians took to the streets of Kosovo’s capital, Pristina, to protest against the killing of a police officer.

Triumf Riza was gunned down in a car park last week. According to reports in the local media, several people have been detained in connection with his death. The authorities also want to question the head of a local organised crime gang.

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