BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Kosovo police fire tear gas  to scatter hundreds of nationalist Serb protesters

no comment

Kosovo police fire tear gas to scatter hundreds of nationalist Serb protesters

The protest formed outside a minicipal building in Mitrovica where a meeting on improving relations between Belgrade and Pristina was taking place.

The police briefly detained a hardline Serbian government official in the town which is in a volatile, mainly minority Serb pocket of northern Kosovo.

Serbs living there are still unreconciled to the independence a decade ago of the ethnic Albanian-majority country from Serbia.

The meeting was part of a dialogue towards normalisation Serbia is conducting with Kosovo, its former province that went to war against repressive Serbian rule in the late 1990s.

More No Comment