Russia in the UN security Council urged “not to hide under the carpet” the problems of Serbs in Kosovo


RIA Novosti

Problems with the violence against the Serbian population in Kosovo must be solved, not to “hide under the carpet”. This was stated by the Deputy permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vladimir Safronkov at the meeting of the Security Council.

“We are obliged to note that the situation in Kosovo remains extremely unstable. Recorded incidents of violence against the Serbian population. In order to solve them, they need not to hide under the carpet and talk about the problems”, — quotes the words Safrankova TASS.

He pointed to the incident with the attack of nationalists on the Serbian pilgrims in August 2016, referred to in the UN report.

“The intensity of hatred against minorities is evidence of the continuing threats, including physical security of Kosovo Serbs,” — said the diplomat.

Earlier, British defense Secretary Michael Fallon said that British troops will strengthen the International security force in Kosovo (KFOR) under NATO leadership.