Ex-Kosovo Liberation Army spokesperson summoned by Hague prosecutors - Gazeta Express

Ex-Kosovo Liberation Army spokesperson summoned by Hague prosecutors

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Gazeta Express

20/07/2019 22:07

Jakup Krasniqi, ex-Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) spokesperson and former Speaker of Kosovo Parliament is the next guerrilla senior member to be summoned by the Hague-based Specialist Prosecutor’s Office, established to investigate and prosecute alleged crimes of the KLA.

Krasniqi in a Facebook post on Saturday confirmed that he has been called by the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office to be questioned for his role during 1998-1999 war in Kosovo. Krasniqi has not revealed in which capacity he has been summoned by international prosecutors.

Krasniqi’s confirmed the summons a day after Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj offered his resignation after he was also summoned by international prosecutors. Also on Friday other ex-KLA members, including an advisor to Kosovo president Hashim Thaci confirmed receiving summons from the Hague war crimes court. Krasniqi, who was the first spokesperson of the KLA in 1998, confirmed that he was summoned to appear before the Hague prosecutors on 24 July. /GazetaExpress/