North Mitrovica

OSCE: Kosovo-Metohija turnout by 6 pm at 32.57 pct

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - According to figures released by the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), 32.57 pct of registered voters in Kosovo-Metohija have voted in the Serbian presidential elections by 6 pm on Sunday.

OSCE Mission in Kosovo head Jan Braathu said in Kosovska Mitrovica earlier the elections were proceeding without trouble.

Djuric: Oliver Ivanovic is "the last political prisoner in Europe"

Serbia is asking that Oliver Ivanovic is set free "instantly and completely," Office for Kosovo and Metohija Director Marko Djuric said on Wednesday.

In a statement for Tanjug, Djuric described the Serb politician from northern Kosovo as "the last political prisoner in Europe."

Vucic: Agreement on wall same as it was on December 8

BELGRADE - The December 8 agreement on the Kosovska Mitrovica wall is the same as the one that has now been implemented, Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic said Monday.

Construction of a complex with all the details needed by North Mitrovica Serbs will start on Tuesday, pursuant to the agreement, Vucic told reporters in Belgrade.

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Kosovo Hesitates to Demolish Serb Wall In North

Kosovo government officials have yet to explain what they plan to do with the two-metre-high wall that Kosovo Serbs have erected on the northern side of the Ibar river in the divided northern town of Mitrovica.

A resolution issued by the Kosovo parliament on December 23 ordered "the demolition of the illegal wall in the northern part of Mitrovica to happen within January 2017".