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Jarinje control post on fire, shots heard

27. July 2011. | 21:08 22:48

Source: Emg.rs, Tanjug, Infobiro.tv

Photo: B92

The Jarinje administrative crossing with Serbia in northern Kosovo was set on fire at around 7 p.m., according to Tanjug's reporter at the scene. Serbian President says peace should be established immediately Minister for Kosovo-Metohija Goran Bogdanovic condemned late today the burning of Jarinje administrative crossing and urged the Serbs in the north of Kosovo not to let extremist groups to cause clashes.

The Jarinje administrative crossing with Serbia in northern Kosovo was set on fire at around 7 p.m., according to Tanjug's reporter at the scene.

The post was attacked and then set on fire by a group of young men. Shots have been heard in the area.

Tadic says peace should be established immediately

Serbian President Boris Tadic called for an immediate stop to violence at the Jarinje administrative crossing with central Serbia in northern Kosovo.

According to the president's press service, Tadic said the hooligans causing the violence were not defending the people or Serbia.

Tadic called on the Kosovo Serbs to remain calm.

Bogdanovic condemns burning of Jarinje crossing

Minister for Kosovo-Metohija Goran Bogdanovic condemned late today the burning of Jarinje administrative crossing and urged the Serbs in the north of Kosovo not to let extremist groups to cause clashes.

Bogdanovic said in a statement to Television Pink that he was not at Jarinje crossing at the moment when a group of young men set it on fire, but that according to the information he received, there are no casualties.

What happened here deserves the harshest condemnation. We cannot solve problems like this, Bogdanovic stated and called on Serbs in the north of Kosovo to stay calm.

The Minister for Kosovo-Metohija underlined that the Serbian government is doing everything to prevent the conflict from escalating.

He also urged the international community to find solutions to problems in northern Kosovo through dialogue.

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