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Opposition leader predicts elections next year. Djukanovic resignation will improve relations with Montenegro. Kouchner "must have known" about organised crime in Kosovo. Serbia preparing for Council of Europe meeting in Strasbourg.
Tomislav Nikolic, leader of the biggest opposition party, the Serbian Progressive Party, SNS, claims that general elections will have to be held next year instead of 2012, as people can no longer endure such misery, poverty and various rising taxes.
Serbia's political leadership believes that Montenegro's Prime Minister, Milo Djukanovic, who stepped down on Tuesday was responsible for allowing drug bosses, murderers, criminals and other fugitive to hide out in Montenegro. Djukanovic's resignation opens the way for Serbia and Montenegro to improve relations and intensify the struggle against organized crime.
One of the former heads of the Police Department in the UN Kosovo mission, UNMIK, Canadian Captain Stu Kellock, claims that the former UNMIK chief, Bernard Kouchner, was regularly updated about crime in Kosovo and "must have known" about the extent of organized crime in Kosovo.
Serbian officials are still talking about Dick Marty's report to the Council of Europe, accusing Kosovo leaders of organ harvesting and other crimes, and are getting ready for the meeting set for January 25 in Strasbourg.
Balkan Insight has not verified the facts in the original press reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
The Serbian paramilitary who became a key prosecution witness at his former comrades’ trial for war crimes in Kosovo says he had to speak out about the brutal massacres his unit committed.