Attack on Serb pilgrims in Istog is condemned by Kosovo Authorities

Attack on Serb pilgrims in Istog is condemned by Kosovo Authorities

 Kosovo's state leaders and representatives of international institutions have condemned the attack on Serb pilgrims in the village of Studenica, Istog, which on 21 October were visiting religious sites.

At the same time, the law enforcement authorities urge that the perpetrators of this attack be caught and brought to justice. Kosovo President Hashim Thaci said that all citizens of Kosovo, regardless of ethnic background, enjoy the right to free movement, according to him, the violation of this right "is an inadmissible act".

Even Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has described as unacceptable the attack on the two buses on which the pilgrims were traveling, urging law enforcement officials to "identify and bring to justice to the perpetrators".

Meanwhile, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and UNMIK chief Zahir Tanin condemning the attack, has asked to the authorities to investigate this case.

"Such acts are unacceptable and the competent authorities should investigate the case and bring the perpetrators to justice," Tanin said.

Serb pilgrims traveling on two buses to visit religious temples were stoned.
Attack on Serb pilgrims in Istog is condemned by Kosovo Authorities Attack on Serb pilgrims in Istog is condemned by Kosovo Authorities Monday, October 22, 2018 Rating: 5
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