NATO says ready to act to stop violence in Kosovo

By REUTERS
September 15, 2011 17:28

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

PRISTINA/BELGRADE - NATO troops in Kosovo are ready to act to quell any violence when Pristina sends its police and customs officers to take over two border posts in the north of the former Serbian province on Friday, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said.

Serbia, which opposes Kosovo's independence, has warned the takeover of the border crossings could spark violent clashes.

"Let me be very clear there can be no turning back. NATO has spent 12 years ensuring stability and security and we will not allow that achievement to be put at risk," Rasmussen told reporters in Pristina on Thursday.

"KFOR troops have to act in self-defence and...they also have to act if it is necessary to maintain a safe and secure environment," he said, referring to NATO's 6,000-strong peacekeeping force in Kosovo.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
October 23, 2018
Trump and former rival Ted Cruz rally together ahead of election

By REUTERS