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Press Release

Election process security ensured

18 November 2013

Based on preliminary field assessment of elections re-run in three polling centres in Mitrovica north yesterday (November 17), security providers , KP, EULEX and KFOR have efficiently fulfilled their tasks. They acted in professional manner to ensure security and safety of voters, polling station committee's members and OSCE election facilitators.. KP, KFOR and EULEX, in their roles as first, second and third responders, safeguarded the environment and freedom of movement for all people of Kosovo, according to their mandates.

"I am very satisfied that the voting process took place yesterday in a peaceful manner without bigger incidents, providing an opportunity for people to exercise their democratic right to vote. Coordination between EULEX, KP, KFOR and OSCE was excellent", said Bernd Borchardt, Head of the EULEX Mission in Kosovo.