Independence of Kosovo

Lajcak: Urgent call for immediate deescalation

He called for an immediate calming of tensions.
"It's important to reduce tensions, restore a peaceful atmosphere & allow for freedom of movement", Lajcak said on Twitter.
Lajcak, who is visiting Belgrade, emphasizes that he talked about the situation in the north of Kosovo and Metohija with the ambassadors of the European Union.

Kosovo Serbs Block Roads as Border Crossing Tensions Simmer

The Jarinje and Bernjak border crossing points in Serb-dominated northern Kosovo remained blocked on Tuesday morning after local Serbs obstructed the roads with dozens of trucks in protest against changes to border regulations for vehicles with Serbian registration plates, Kosovo media reported.

Kosovo Deploys Police as Serbs Protest in Licence Plate Dispute

The authorities deployed special police units on Monday morning in Serb-majority northern Kosovo after hundreds of Serbs blocked roads near the Jarinje border crossing point and in the municipality of Zubin Potok in protest at the government's decision to make them use Kosovo vehicle licence plates instead of Serbian ones.