Kosovo's president resigns to face war crimes charges in The Hague

Published Nov 05 2020 at 12:40 PM GMT
  • Hashim Tha'i was guerrilla leader during 1990s war for independence from SerbiaKosovo's president, Hashim Tha'i, a guerrilla leader during the country's war for independence from Serbia in the 1990s, has resigned to face charges for war crimes and crimes against humanity at a special court based in The Hague.
  • Tha'i announced his resignation at a news conference in Pristina, Kosovo's capital.
  • He said he was taking the step 'to protect the integrity of the presidency of Kosovo?.



  • Published Nov 5, 2020 12:40 PM GMT