The Army begins

Kosovo Assembly approved in the first reading yesterday three draft laws relating to the transformation of the Kosovo Security Force into a Kosovo army although the name will not be changed at this point. 

The first law foreseeing transformation of the Kosovo Security Force Ministry into a Ministry of Defence was supported by all 101 MPs present in the session while the second piece of legislation, that on Kosovo Security Force was passed by 101 MPs and none against. 

The final draft law relating to service with KSF was passed with 96 votes in favor and none against. 

The legislation relating to the KSF united all parliamentary parties except the Serbian List which left the session in a sign of protest over the proposed laws.