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Concern, outrage over armed operation in northern Kosovo

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic conveyed at today's meeting of the foreign ministers of the Visegrad Group and the Western Balkans, concern and outrage over the attack by Pristina police security forces and special units on the north of Kosovo.

Great powers have reacted, says Vucic

According to him, these power said that the operation of special police forces has nothing to do with the fight against crime, but that this is about excessive measures.

KFOR reacts: We don't interfere

"The Kosovo police operation is taking place on the orders of the prosecutor across Kosovo, not only in the north, and is not directed against Serbs, but against those charged with corruption and crime," KFOR spokesperson Vincenzo Grasso has told Tanjug.

Serbian President: ‘No Evidence’ for Arrest for US Albanians’ Deaths

Aleksandar Vucic told the Serbian parliament on Monday evening that "there is no evidence of who committed the murder" of Ylli, Agron, and Mehmet Bytyqi - US citizens of Albanian origin who were killed in Serbia in 1999.

Vucic said that without evidence, no one be arrested based "only on media reports and lawyers' claims", because "Serbia is a serious state".

Vucic wants West to restrain Pristina; allies to help Serbia

As Tanjug was told in his cabinet on Tuesday, Vucic has asked Western political centers to restrain Pristina, and made it clear that Serbia will not allow ethnic cleansing to take place in Kosovo and Metohija.

Kosovo Police Stage Major Raid in Serb-Majority North

Kosovo police launched raids in the early hours of Tuesday morning in the Serb-majority north of the divided town of Mitrovica, sparking an angry reaction from Serbia.

Ten people have been arrested so far, and the police action is ongoing, according to a BIRN reporter.

North Macedonia official gets "Greater Albania" gift

"Greater Albania" is a nationalistic, expansionist project that would see internationally recognized borders of Albania expand to include parts of neighboring countries - i.e., Serbia, Greece, North Macedonia, and Montenegro.

"Serbia in EU? Why not. Turkey? Not so much"

"I've met with the Serbian president, and that Serbia should become a part of the European Union is something that is geographically, socially and culturally interesting. But Turkey no, that's got nothing to do with it. But to enlarge (EU) and to intelligently include some close nations - why not?," said Salvini.

Serbian President Urged to Help Reveal War Grave Sites

In their letter to Aleksandar Vucic on Monday, the family of the Albanian-American Bytyqi brothers said that they are confident that Vlastimir Djordjevic has vital information that can help locate mass graves and urged the Serbian president and government to press him to disclose the information.

Serbia to Challenge Extradition of Radicals to Hague

Serbian Justice Minister Nela Kuburovic said on Friday that it was "hypocritical" of the UN court to say that witnesses did not dare to appear in court in Belgrade and that therefore the two Serbian Radical Party officials had to be tried in The Hague.

"Serbia has the right to appeal. It will refute the decision," Kuburovic said, Serbia's Happy TV station reported.

Bosnian Serb Ex-Fighter Charged with Attacking Bosniak Villages

The Bosnian state prosecution on Friday charged against Zeljko Novakovic with committing crimes against humanity in the villages of Alici and Ekici, where 27 Bosniak civilians were killed on June 22, 1992.