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Teargas halts Kosovo parliament session

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 00:54

Opposition lawmakers disrupt Kosovo parliament in new round of teargas protests. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Opposition lawmakers in Kosovo released teargas in parliament on Thursday, the second such incident in a week in protest at a European Union-brokered accord with former master Serbia. The opposition is angry over a deal to grant ethnic Serb areas of Kosovo greater local powers and the possibility of funding from Belgrade, saying it represents a threat to the independence Kosovo declared from Serbia with Western backing in 2008. A bloc of opposition parties says it will disrupt the work of parliament until the deal and another demarcation of Kosovo's border with Montenegro are rescinded.

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Teargas halts Kosovo parliament session

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 00:54