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"Rule of law in Kosovo is EULEX's interest"

"Rule of law in Kosovo is EULEX's interest"

ZVEČAN -- Head of EULEX Bernd Borchardt has said that the EU mission in Kosovo, EULEX, "is not a political, but a rule of law mission."

The official added that he can guarantee an impartial approach in EULEX's implementation of that rule of law, adding that EULEX has no interest in taking sides, Tanjug reported.

Zarif: Staying on track towards implementation essential

NEW YORK - The head of the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) Farid Zarif has called on all residents of Kosovo, particularly Serbs, to take part in the June 8 elections for the Kosovo assembly, expressing hope that, once the elections are complete, the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue will resume without delay.

Fugitive Drenica Group members brought before court

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - A trial before the Basic Court in north Kosovska Mitrovica of seven members of the so-called Drenica Group of the former paramilitary ethnic Albanians’ Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), who are accused of war crimes, has continued, and three fugitive members of the group showed up before the judge on Friday.

Ex-KLA Fighters Surrender After Escape

Sami Lushtaku, Ismet Haxha and Sahit Jashari surrendered to the Kosovo Police on Thursday night, two days after they went on the run from a clinic in Pristina on Tuesday after refusing to be transferred to a prison in the northern town of Mitrovica.

The defendants surrendered in the hospital surroundings, where it is believed they had been hiding since their escape.

Kosovo Police Arrest 11 Over Privatization Deal

Kosovo police announced they had arrested 11 people suspected of abusing official authority and economic authorization, and of fraud, related to the privatization of a company.

Baki Kelani, police spokesperson, said the arrests concerned the privatization of Fan, a company based in Podujeva/Podujevo.

The company was sold off by the Privatization Agency of Kosovo, PAK.