Euronews is no longer accessible on Internet Explorer. This browser is not updated by Microsoft and does not support the last technical evolutions. We encourage you to use another browser, such as Edge, Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.



Russia accuses Kosovo of 'provocation' over Serb detentions

Text size Aa Aa

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused Kosovo of provocation after its police detained what Moscow said were 13 Serbians in Serb-populated municipalities in Kosovo’s north.

Serbia ordered its security forces on full alert on Tuesday after Kosovan police mounted an anti-smuggling operation.

(Reporting by Polina Ivanova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by John Stonestreet)

euronews provides breaking news articles from reuters as a service to its readers, but does not edit the articles it publishes. Articles appear on for a limited time.