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Desecration of Serbian cemeteries in northern Kosovo

(B2) After the desecration on Sunday (20 January) of several "Serb" cemeteries in northern Kosovo (Klokot, Prilužje, Miloševo and Plemetina) and places of worship in Đakovica, the European "Rule of Law" Mission (EULEX) in Kosovo insisted on condemning acts of vandalism or any form of violence. Peaceful protest is normal in any modern, democratic society. But the deliberate desecration of cemeteries and places of worship must be absolutely condemned. EULEX calls on citizens to respect the law and refrain from any act of violence. » And to add: EULEX police and prosecutors are closely monitoring the situation and coordinating with Kosovo police and KFOR. EULEX is ready to intervene and support law enforcement, if needed. In Dakovica, according to the Serbian media B92, the Kosovar police KPS and NATO's KFOR quickly deployed to prevent any damage.

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).