×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Tags: EU | Kosovo | Election

EU Observers Say Kosovo Election Was Orderly, Transparent

EU Observers Say Kosovo Election Was Orderly, Transparent

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 06:37 AM EDT

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — European Union observers say they consider Kosovo's Sunday election to have been "well-administered and transparent."

The left-wing Movement for Self-Determination, or Vetevendosje, won the election, overcoming the former independence fighters who governed post-war Kosovo.

But the party did not garner enough votes to rule on its own and has asked the ex-opposition Democratic League of Kosovo to form a coalition.

A team of 108 EU observers monitored the election countrywide and said in a preliminary report Tuesday that the voting as "orderly."

They added, however that "the electoral process for Kosovo Serbs fell short of ... international standards" due to intimidation of smaller ethnic Serb parties by the main Srpska List party, supported by Serbia's government.

Kosovo's 2008 declaration of independence from Serbia is not recognized by Belgrade.

© Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


GlobalTalk
European Union observers say they consider Kosovo's Sunday election to have been "well-administered and transparent."The left-wing Movement for Self-Determination, or Vetevendosje, won the election, overcoming the former independence fighters who governed post-war...
EU,Kosovo,Election
131
2019-37-08
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 06:37 AM
Newsmax Media, Inc.

Sign up for Newsmax’s Daily Newsletter

Receive breaking news and original analysis - sent right to your inbox.

(Optional for Local News)
Privacy: We never share your email address.
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
NEWSMAX.COM
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved