PRISTINA — Protesting Serbs within the ethnically divided metropolis of Mitrovica in northern Kosovo erected new barricades on Tuesday, hours after Serbia stated it had put its military on the very best fight alert following weeks of escalating tensions between Belgrade and Pristina.
Serbia’s protection ministry stated that given the newest occasions within the area and Belgrade’s perception that Kosovo was getting ready to assault Serbs and forcefully take away the barricades, President Aleksandar Vucic had ordered Serbia’s military and police to be placed on the very best alert.
Kosovo’s authorities referred to as on NATO peacekeepers to take away the barricades, however stated it had the capability and readiness to behave.
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