Kosovo Liberation Army
"Special court for Kosovo crimes to be set up in Hague"
BRUSSELS -- Those accused of organ harvesting and trafficking will be tried before a special court in The Hague and not in Priština as sought by the Kosovo government.
This was reported by Tanjug, which said it learned this from diplomatic sources in Brussels.
BRUSSELS – Those accused of organ harvesting and trafficking crimes that are the subject of a report by former Council of Europe rapporteur Dick Marty will be tried before a special court in The Hague and not in Pristina as sought by the Kosovo government, Tanjug has learned from diplomatic sources in Brussels.
Thaci's statement "irresponsible and untrue"
BELGRADE -- The Serbian Government Office for Kosovo and Metohija has strongly condemned a statement by Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci.
Earlier this week, he said that Serbian forces "committed genocide in Kosovo."
In its reaction, the office stressed that this claim was "irresponsible and untrue."
New legislation will give financial benefits to war veterans, but it remains unclear how many people fought for the Kosovo Liberation Army and how much money they will get.
Opposition MPs condemnd the decision of the Kosovo government to increase salaries for employees in the public sector by 25 to 50 per cent on Thursday.
BRUSSELS - John Clint Williamson,lead prosecutor for the EULEX Special Investigative Task Force investigating the allegations presented in the report by Dick Marty,returned from a two-day visit to Pristina on Tuesday, where he underlined the need for bringing the investigation into the human organ trafficking to a close without pre-judgment and speculation.
Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic said the planned establishment of a Kosovo army by 2019 was not part of the Brussels agreement on the normalization of relations, which Serbia and Kosovo signed under EU auspices last April.
War crimes verdicts improve Kosovo-Serbia relations, experts say
The Belgrade court decisions on war crimes committed in Kosovo will help improve the relationship between Albanians and Serbs, experts and citizens said.
Future verdicts by the Belgrade High Court War Crimes Chamber could help improve relations between Serbia and Kosovo. [AFP]