The attempt by a train/moving Serbian heritage exhibition, to move into Kosovo have been seen as a provocation by Kosovars and they prevented it from crossing the Kosovo border. After reports that the tracks were mined, The Serbian side issued a warning that if anything happens to the train and it’s crew they will respond with force. Vasilis Chronopoulos 

Serbia has warned it will defend “every inch” of what it claims as its territory in neighbouring Kosovo.

President Tomislav Nikolic accused Kosovo of seeking a war, after a train painted in Serbian colours and the words “Kosovo is Serbia” was prevented from crossing the Kosovan border.

Kosovo saw the train as a deliberate provocation.

As tensions grew, Mr Nikolic said that he would be willing to send the army to defend Serbs in Kosovo, if necessary.

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