Kosovar Prime Minister Kurti said: “The agreement that we reached must be implemented quickly, without delay and without any conditions.” He said.
Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin CortiPointing out that there are two main issues required to ease tension in the north of his country, he said: “The rule of law, these gangs must either return to Serbia or go to prison in Kosovo, then the police forces in municipal buildings must be reduced and the situation must return to normal.” The second key point is that the agreement we reached must be implemented quickly, without delay and without putting forward any conditions.” He said.
Corti at the Bratislava Global Security Forum held in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia (GLOBSEC) in a session entitled “The Future of Kosovo”.
Kurti, who said that the agreement reached with Serbia in Ohrid, North Macedonia on March 18, with the mediation of the European Union, was not implemented by the Belgrade administration, and thus tensions rose in the north of the country. No violence by the security forces in Kosovo.
Kurti alleged that the violent Serb side wrote the letter “Z” on the walls, which was used as a propaganda element in Russia’s attack on Ukraine, and that the police and gendarmerie of Serbia were among the “violent gangs”.
Noting that they met with EU High Representative for Foreign Relations and Security Policy Josep Borrell and EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue Miroslav Lajcak, Kurti said, “If they had organized a peaceful demonstration before the early elections, I would have understood this, but the police and our democratic republic cannot give in.” To these fascist gangs attacking soldiers, throwing grenades, using the letter Z, and shouting “kill, kill” in Serbian. Use the phrase.
Kurt, European Union Arguing that bilateral talks or good neighborly relations cannot be established without the values of the peoples living in the Balkans, Serbs He emphasized that he had problems in terms of freedom of expression and thought, and that the Serbian side “acted with the understanding of one country, one party, one leader and one religion”.
Advocating that Serbs in Kosovo account for 4 percent of society and that this minority cannot express their wishes openly, Kurti claimed that other ethnic groups in the country had many political parties, but that the Belgrade administration allowed Serbs here to operate under only one leadership. party.
Pointing out that they are working to get out of the current tension and for this, two main pillars must be worked on, Kurti said, “We need to get out of this circle in the north. The rule of law, these gangs must either return to Serbia or go to prison in Kosovo, then they must “Reduce the police force in municipal buildings and the situation should return to normal. The second key point is that the agreement we reached must be implemented quickly, without delay and without putting forward any conditions.” He rated it.
Asked if he is ready to hold a dialogue with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic under the leadership of the European Union and the United States of America, Kurti added that he is ready to meet Vucic because all parties will benefit if the agreement reached is implemented.
Protests are held
On May 26, Kosovo Serbs protested against the election of Albanian mayors who won local elections on April 23 in the municipalities of Zvecan, Zubin Potok and Leposavić, where Serbs are concentrated in northern Kosovo.
As protests continued in the area, the Kosovo Police and the International Security Force in Kosovo cordoned off municipal buildings with wire fences and increased the number of personnel in the area.
There was a clash between the Kosovo police, who were sent to the area to protect the Albanian mayors, and the Kosovo Serbs.
Serbia also decided to station its army on the border with Kosovo. Serbia considers Kosovo, which unilaterally declared its independence in 2008, to be its territory. Meanwhile, the demonstrations that began in the region on May 26 continue today.
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