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Opposition MPs in Kosovo throw tear gas in Parliament to stop voting on border agreement

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 22 March 2018, 16:02 IST

On Wednesday opposition ( People's Movement of Kosovo) lawmaker from Kosovo(Southeastern Europe )Parliament chamber set off tear gas in an attempt to stop the ratification of a border agreement with neighbouring Montenegro.

Tactic previously used by the party to prevent voting

Aftermath

In the above video posted on social media showed lawmakers wiping their eyes and noses as they left the chamber in Kosovo's capital, Pristina.

The opposition party opposes the border deal that was signed with Montenegro in 2015 because it says that the deal can hand over some 30 square miles of Kosovo's territory,

First published: 22 March 2018, 16:02 IST
 
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