Monument causes Serb-Albanian tensions

Memorial to local Albanian fighters threatens peace in southern Serbia.
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2013 21:44

A dispute between the Serbian government and ethnic Albanians in southern Serbia is threatening peace in the region.

It revolves around a memorial to local Albanian fighters who were killed battling Serb forces.

The Serbian government says the memorial must be removed. But Albanian political leaders are refusing.

Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood reports from Presevo.


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