The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine urged citizens to refrain from traveling to Serbia and Kosovo due to the tense situation.

This is reported on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

"In connection with the worsening of relations between Belgrade and Pristina, we recommend that Ukrainian citizens refrain from visiting this region of the Western Balkans for the time being, and those who are there avoid places of mass gathering of people. For assistance, Ukrainians can contact the embassy's 24-hour "hotline" of Ukraine in Serbia: +381631113185, or email:," the message reads.

Citizens are also informed that in the event of an emergency, citizens of Ukraine can contact the "hotline" of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine: +380442381588, or email:

We will remind that Serbia brought the army to full combat readiness.

Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti issued an ultimatum to the Serbs and called on KFOR to guarantee freedom of movement on the territory.

The situation in the north of Kosovo escalated after the local police closed the checkpoint on the administrative line with Serbia.

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