Question for written answer E-011528/2015
to the Commission
Jonathan Arnott (EFDD)
Subject: Kosovo’s failure to amend its Constitution
Kosovo recently failed to achieve a two-thirds majority in its Parliament to amend its Constitution with a view to allowing the creation of a special court to handle war crimes.
In light of the human rights conditionalities associated with EU membership, what impact does the above decision have on Kosovo’s accession negotiations with the European Union?
Answer given by Mr Hahn
on behalf of the Commission
On 3 August, after the Honourable Member had tabled his question, the Kosovo1Assembly adopted the relevant constitutional amendments and the Law on Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office, allowing for the establishment of the Specialist Chambers.