Interview with General Angelo Michele Ristuccia, Commander of KFOR in Kosovo
There “powder keg” The situation in Kosovo does not seem to be at peace, as it has been for the past thirty years, and the high tensions between the Serb and Albanian populations, which exploded in the clashes of May 29 last year, show no signs of abating, despite international calls .
Rainews.it interviewed the Commander of KFOR, Division General Angelo Michele Ristuccia.
The tension has also increased with “L’ostinazione delle”. Albanian local authorities not to act on the indications received from the western partners, which are intended to facilitate dialogue, especially in view of the progress made in the agreements Brussels and Ohrid, it has greatly weakened the balance.” And if KFOR troops had not intervened, there would most likely have been casualties among the Serb population and among the Albanian police officers. Also because, as General Ristuccia said in recent days, among the May 29 demonstrators the “hardliners, Protest professionals who deliberately incited the crowd”
In this atmosphere, the visit of the European Union’s Special Envoy is expected on June 5th and 6th Miroslav Lajcak and the American envoy to the Western Balkans, Gabriel Escobarwhich will take place in Belgrade and Pristina.