PM Albin Kurti: Attacks on Kosovo Police are coming from Serbia
Prime Minister Albin Kurti has
reacted after the Kosovo Police (KP) was attacked in northern part of the country.
Kurti said the Kosovo Police officers have been attacked three days in a row in
northern part of the country and said that based on their sources these attacks
are coming from Serbia’s territory, Gazeta Express reports.
“For three days in a row (April 13–15), Kosova Police officers have been attacked at the border crossing point with Serbia. Yesterday & early today, a hail of bullets and a hand grenade was thrown at our police. Our sources have identified yesterday’s attack as coming from Serbia,” Kurti wrote on Twitter. He said that these attacks will neither deter Kosovo from its fight to protect rule of law against organized crime and corruption all over the territory. “I call on Serbia to condemn and distance itself from the violent terrorist attacks on our police, some of whom were Kosova Serbs,” Kurti said.
Minister of Internal Affairs, Xhelal
Svecla, during a press conference said that two police patrols came under
Kalashnikov fire and a hand grenade was thrown while the officers were carrying
out regular shifts at the border with Serbia. Whereas the Kosovo Police General
Director Samedin Mehmeti said that since 13 April they have registered four
“organized and synchronized” attacks against the Kosovo Police in that area. He
said that the organized attacks are aimed at obstructing the police work and
preventing them to fight smuggling activities. /GazetaExpress/