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Serbia: Tear gas halts vote on Montenegro border demarcation01:37

Serbia: Tear gas halts vote on Montenegro border demarcation

Serbia, Pristina
March 21, 2018 at 08:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

MPs of opposition Vetevendosje party launched tear gas in the Kosovan Assembly in Pristina on Wednesday, halting the vote on a disputed border demarcation agreement with Montenegro.

Vetevendosje claims that the deal would see Kosovo lose more than 8,000 hectares (20,000 acres) of land in favour of its neighbour.

The launching of the tear gas occurred as the Assembly Speaker Kadri Veseli called on MPs to vote, reports say.

As the chamber was emptying, Vetevendosje MP Liburn Aliu was reportedly filmed confiscating the parliamentarian chip cards to prevent a further vote.

Serbia: Tear gas halts vote on Montenegro border demarcation01:37
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MPs of opposition Vetevendosje party launched tear gas in the Kosovan Assembly in Pristina on Wednesday, halting the vote on a disputed border demarcation agreement with Montenegro.

Vetevendosje claims that the deal would see Kosovo lose more than 8,000 hectares (20,000 acres) of land in favour of its neighbour.

The launching of the tear gas occurred as the Assembly Speaker Kadri Veseli called on MPs to vote, reports say.

As the chamber was emptying, Vetevendosje MP Liburn Aliu was reportedly filmed confiscating the parliamentarian chip cards to prevent a further vote.

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