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Enver Zymberi's photo outside his home in Dubovc. Visitors from Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia have made the trip in recent weeks to pay respects (Photo: EUobserver)

'Crunch time' for EU diplomacy after Kosovo killing

The recent killing of an ethnic Albanian policeman in north Kosovo has roused strong emotions, but diplomats see it as an opportunity to end the "frozen conflict" in the region.

Enver Zymberi, a 22-year-old special forces officer and father of four was at 2.15pm local time on 26 July hit in the face by a high-calibre bullet fired by a "specialist" using a sniper rifle, according to police sources. He died at 10pm, becoming the first uniform-wearing victim of the Kosovo-Serbia conflict ...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Enver Zymberi's photo outside his home in Dubovc. Visitors from Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia have made the trip in recent weeks to pay respects (Photo: EUobserver)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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