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Thursday, 05 January 2017 - 10:22
Kosovo Ex-PM Arrested In France
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French police have arrested former Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj on a Serbian war crimes warrant, Kosovo’s Foreign Ministry says.

Haradinaj, a former guerrilla commander during Kosovo's 1998-99 war, is accused by Serbia of committing war crimes during the conflict in the former Serbian province that declared independence in 2008.

Kosovo Foreign Ministry said on January 4 in a statement that "he was stopped by French authorities based on an arrest warrant issued by Serbia in 2004, which for us is unacceptable."

The ministry said it was doing everything possible to secure Haradinaj’s release.
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