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Former Kosovo PM arrested in France on Serbian warrant

Former Kosovo PM arrested in France on Serbian warrant

Former Kosovo PM arrested in France on Serbian warrant

By Keshala Dias

05 Jan, 2017 | 4:50 pm

Former Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, was arrested in France on Wednesday (Jan. 04) in response to an international arrest warrant for war crimes filed by Serbia.

Haradinaj is one who fought for Kosovo, a predominantly ethnic Albanian province of Serbia, in order to gain independence.

He was arrested on his arrival from the Kosovo capital Pristina at Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg airport.

The French Judicial authorities, are currently examining the Serbian request.

According to sources the Kosovo Justice Minister Dhurata Hoxha has said that they will take every possible step to ensure that Haradinaj is released as soon as possible.