In northern Kosovo, tensions in the region escalated today after the mayors of Leposavic, Zubin Potok and Zvecan were sworn in yesterday.
Serbs living in Leposavic, Zubin Potok and Zvecan gathered in front of the town halls and did not allow the new mayors to enter the building. Sirens have begun to sound in the north of the country, and the Kosovo Police are converging on the area.
Serbian media wrote that one of the new mayors, Izmir Zekeri, went to the police station and asked the police for help. In the statement it made, the Kosovo Police confirmed that, in accordance with the legal and constitutional authorities, it is mobilized to prevent all criminal activities occurring in the country, to maintain order and ensure security.
The statement also stated that the new mayors entered the building with a police escort and that the police are currently waiting in front of the buildings.
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