Despite opposition calls for snap elections in Kosovo, new national elections are nowhere in sight, political commentators argue.
The 2017 local elections in Serb-majority municipalities ‘did not meet several international and European standards,’ says the final report by the EU’s Election Observation Mission to Kosovo.
We will spend the next 10 years working to repair the damage that has been done over the last 10 years.
Incumbent Mayor Shpend Ahmeti won Prishtina with 365 more votes than LDK’s Arban Abrashi, and Mytaher Haskuka took Prizren with 262 votes over PDK’s Shaqir Totaj.
The Kosovo Supreme Court overturned two decisions by the Elections Complaint and Appeals Panel to send Prishtina and Prizren to a recount. Update: vote count will be resumed on Sunday.