Kosovo citizens went to the polls on Saturday to vote in
parliamentary and local elections amid tight security and
The elections, which would last from 7 a.m. local time (06:00
GMT) to 19 p.m. (18:00 GMT), were monitored by some 150 Council of
Europe observers and 25,000 local monitors while NATO-led KFOR's
16,000-strong peacekeepers and around 9,000 police were on guard
against any disturbance in the Serbian breakaway province.
(Xinhua News Agency November 17, 2007)