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US warns Kosovo of 'harsh consequences' if parliament votes to halt war crimes court

The United States has warned Kosovo of 'harsh consequences' if the the country's parliament votes to halt the war crimes court examining crimes committed by ethnic Albanians against Serbs during the 1998 war, Reuters reports. 

such a move was previously stopped following US and EU pressure. However, since then, a parliamentary committee has been looking into establishing a vote to revoke legislation on setting up a war crimes court. 

The US ambassador to Kosovo, Greg Delawie was quoted by the news wire as saying “the politicians ... despite their denials, would be subject to specific and harsh consequences should the initiative succeed." 

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