The EU and NATO responded to the violence in northern Kosovo and the attacks on the EU Rule of Law Mission (EOLEX).
“The EU will not tolerate attacks on EULEX or violent criminal actions in the north,” said Josep Borrell, the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. Use the phrase.
Borrell shared, “Barriers by Kosovo Serb groups must be removed immediately. Calm must be restored. EULEX will continue to coordinate with the Kosovo authorities and KFOR. All actors must avoid escalation.” made remarks.
NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu also announced on Twitter that NATO allies condemned the attacks targeting EULEX during its patrol last night.
“Such attacks are unacceptable and those responsible must be held accountable,” the post said. It has been said.
tension in Kosovo
Serbia considers Kosovo, which unilaterally declared its independence in 2008, to be its territory.
Tensions are running high ahead of early general elections scheduled for December 18 in 4 municipalities in northern Kosovo.
A stun grenade attack was carried out on the EULEX team patrolling an area close to the streets, which had been closed off by barricades by Serbs living in the area last night.
Police officers working in the area were also shot.
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