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Hateful Message on Kosovo Church Condemned

An anti-Serbian slogan scrawled on the walls of a church in Kosovo has been condemned by a local priest.

BIRN Belgrade

A slogan reading "The only good Serb is a dead Serb" has appeared in Albanian on the walls of a Serbian Orthodox Church in the Kosovo town of Gjakova.

Sava Janjic, Archdeacon of the nearby Decani Monastery in Kosovo, has condemned the message.

The church was destroyed in the 2004 March riots in Kosovo when hundreds of ethnic Albanian protestors clashed with Serbs and attacked their homes. Four years after, Kosovo declared independence from Serbia.

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