PRISTINA- KFOR Commander General Salvatore Farina said on Wednesday the security situation in Kosovo had improved.
He met at the KFOR headquarters in Pristina with the mayors of four northern Kosovo municipalities where Serbs are the majority to discuss the general situation in Kosovo, particularly focusing on the situation in the north of the territory.
EULEX said detention on remand has been extended until July 7 for Kelmendi, who was arrested on May 5, 2013 by Kosovo police acting on an international arrest warrant. Fuad Nikqi, suspected of assisting Kelmendi, was also arrested.
A EULEX prosecutor then opened an investigation into the case based on the same offences that Kelmendi has been accused of in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
DECANI - Archimandrite Sava Janjic, abbot of Visoki Decani monastery in western Kosovo-Metohija (KiM), said Saturday that an unidentified men has threatened that he will destroy the medieval Serbian monastery in the next few days, adding that the Kosovo police, KFOR and international representatives in Kosovo have been notified about the latest threats.
A EULEX press release on Thursday said the defendant was charged with inciting another to commit the murder of Kosovo police officer Triumf Riza alongside other offences.
Riza was shot dead in Pristina by a hitman suspected of working for Enver Sekiraqa in August 2007.
ZVECAN - Eulex is continuing the policy of disrespecting the request of legitimate Kosovo Serb representatives that the Kosovo police be recognised as the sole institution responsible for security and implementing the rule of law in northern Kosovo-Metohija, officials of the four municipalities in the north of the province and the Kosovo police in Region North have concluded after an extraordin
Kosovo Police said the investigation into Monday night's attack on three Serbian police officers, one male and two females, is ongoing, but they had no information on the motive.
“The officers survived the attack and are out of danger. The investigation will reveal the motives,” Baki Kelani, police spokesperson, told Balkan Insight.
KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - Three Serb police officers serving in the Kosovo Police Service have been wounded in a firearm attack in the Zubin Potok municipality in the north of Kosovo-Metohija.
Their police car was fired at late Monday at around 10 p.m. during a routine patrol in the Banje residential area, the Kosovo police confirmed to Tanjug.
Serb members of Kosovo police ambushed in north
KOSOVSKA MITROVICA -- Unknown perpetrators late on Monday ambushed and opened fire on a patrol of the Kosovo police, wounding three police officers.
According to reports, all three are Serbs.
The incident happened in the village of Banje in the Zubin Potok municipality.
Arrest of two lawyers "further pressure on Serbs"
BELGRADE, ZVEČAN -- Aleksandar Vulin says the arrest of lawyers Dejan Vasić and Faruk Korenica "represents further pressure on Serbs in northern Kosovo."
The minister without portfolio in charge of Kosovo in the technical government called for their immediate release pending trial.