In Kosovo today a vote in parliament is taking place. These are the first elections in the country after the proclamation of independence from Serbia. As you know, relations between ethnic Serbs and residents of Kosovo are still extremely stretched, it is assumed that opponents of an independent state will strongly prevent voting.
According to the data, units have come to the northern part of Kosovo at the northern part of Kosov. Kosovo police arrested two citizens of Serbia who attacked several mobile polling stations.
In the European community, parliamentary elections are considered a decisive step towards the entry of the young state to the EU.
However, Kosovo remains a problem state for many articles: ethnic conflicts, high levels of corruption, economic destabilization.
According to sociological surveys, it is these problems that remain key on the path of the formation of a young state. To date, about 45% of the population are unemployed.
Publishing polls showed that the most chances to win the Democratic Party Kosovo under the leadership of Hashim Tachi, the current prime minister, who is counting on the re -election. In his pre -election program, the head of government made a promise to achieve a visa -free regime within the EU.
Another 30 parties will compete for places in parliament, the democratic league of Kosovo is considered the main competitor, in the past the Coalitian of the DPP.
In October of this year, DLK announced its exit from the coalition due to disagreements about the party leader, as a result of which early elections were scheduled.
Kosov’s Constitutional Court decided that President Fatmir Seidiu, heading the party and holding the post of head of the state, violates the law. Together with the resignation of Seidiu, DLK came out of the ruling coalition.
Kosovo is not a member of the North Atlantic Alliance, although the country’s independence is recognized by many Western countries.
From the two -million population of Kosovo, about 120 thousand ethnic Serbs, many of them still live on a guarded NATO in the northern part of the country. The border between Serbia and Kosovo passes near the divided city of Metrovits. Social tension is growing, part of the city related to Serbia is littered with posters with slogans “There are no elections in the fake state of Kosovo”.