KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - Srpska lista on Monday reiterated a call to Kfor and Eulex to step up their presence in the north of Kosovo-Metohija, especially in Kosovska Mitrovica, to prevent feigned incidents Pristina was using as an alibi for increased presence of special forces of the so-called Kosovo Police.
As they stated, a routine military exercise will be conducted with the aim of improving the readiness and preparedness of the units.
The announcement states that the soldiers and vehicles of that mission will be deployed in the municipalities of Istok, trpce, Mamusha, Deane, Djakovica, Draga, Elez Han and Elezit Kaanik.
However, before the start of the protest, three special police vehicles were parked in the courtyard of the police station.
Residents of Graanica have already gathered to protest the arrest of Dragia Milenkovi yesterday.
The so-called Kosovo police previously announced that the main road in Gracanica will be blocked while the Serb protest continues.
Hundreds of local in Serb-majority nothern Kosovo, led by medical workers, marched from North Mitrovica to Zvecan - where workers from the Trepca mine joined them - in protest against recent arrests of people suspected of attacks against Kosovo journalists, Serbian-language Kosovo media outlet Kossev reported.
The Higher Public Prosecutor's office in Kraljevo, central Serbia, ordered an investigation into three detained Kosovo policemen suspected of the illegal production, possession, carrying and trafficking of weapons and explosive materials..
The judge for the preliminary proceedings of the Higher Court in Kraljevo meanwhile ordered the detention of all three suspects.