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Belgium. Kosovo war crimes suspect arrested

(B2) Pjetёr Shala was just arrested on Tuesday (March 16). He is suspected of war crimes during the Kosovo war. A warrant of arrest and an indictment have been drawn up by an investigating judge of the Kosovo Specialized Chambers (KSC). Pjetёr Shala will be detained in Belgium, “ pending possible transfer to KSC detention center in The Hague “, announced the Chambers. For the moment, no additional information. " Further information will be provided in due course, including information on the publication of the confirmed indictment, with redactions if necessary. “, specify the Chambers.