Kosovo delays Serbia border rules after tension
The Russian President has been interfering with the ongoing conflict between Kosovo and Serbia in a bid to take Western eyes away from Ukraine, the First Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo claimed. Besnik Bislimi argued a Russian centre is providing Serbian military with incentives to attack Kosovo at night.
He told Times Radio: “There is a tendency of Russia to deviate or distract the focus from Ukraine by opening new country’s zones.
“There is recorded evidence that people in the paramilitary are being supported by the Humanitarian Centre, a Russian centre. So I think nobody is denying the presence of Russia and the influence of Russia.
“And if you want more details, to understand how easily Russia can use this for conflicts, the recent attacks of these troops in Kosovo, started during night, most probably heavily drunk people inside barricades because they’re being supplied with a lot of alcohol, financial incentives, and all of this from the Humanitarian Centre.”
It comes as Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic said late Wednesday that Serbs will start removing their barricades in Kosovo on Thursday in a move that could deescalate tensions that triggered fears of new clashes in the Balkans.
The agreement was reached at a late-night crisis meeting with the leaders of Kosovo Serbs, Vucic said.
It followed the release of a former Kosovo Serb police officer, whose detention triggered a major crisis between Serbia and…