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Preliminary result: Kosovo leaders of anti-Serb war win

Preliminary result: Kosovo leaders of anti-Serb war win

Opposition parties say that deal meant a loss of territory, over 8,000 hectares (20,000 acres), or less than 1 percent of Kosovo's land.

It must also reform health and education, and the tax administration system.

Ramush Haradinaj, left, candidate for prime minister joined by Kadri Veseli, coalition partner, claiming victory in general elections, reacts to the crowd gathered to celebrate in Kosovo capital Pristina on Monday, June 12, 2017.

Almost complete results in Kosovo's national election are showing that a coalition of former ethnic Albanian rebel commanders is leading with a third of the vote. Nationalist Self-Determination (VV) party came in second with 27.05% of the votes, whereas the a three-party alliance led by Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) followed with 25.72%.

"It remains to be seen what kind of (government) coalition they want to form. But we are going to achieve it together".

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Self-Determination Movement officials celebrated the results, which saw the party double its share of the vote. The party has been a disruptive force, releasing tear gas in the previous parliament while its supporters threw firebombs outside to protest contentious deals with Montenegro and Serbia. Their former leader Aibin Kurti is their nominee for PM.

We want to have serious dialogue with Albanians, but they must know that we also wish to preserve the interests of Serbs and Serbia in Kosovo and Metohija.

Haradinaj was detained in France in January, accused of committing war crimes in June 1999 when he was the commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army.

While Kosovo's 2008 unilateral declaration of independence from Serbia is recognized by over 100 countries, including the U.S., Britain, France, Germany and Turkey, tension between Belgrade and Pristina has risen to its highest level since the European Union tried to normalize relations in 2011.

"The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses confidence that new institutions will be established soon, in accordance with the will expressed and the constitution of the country, so as to respond to the priorities, needs and development challenges, by also including the acceleration of the Euro-Atlantic integration process", the ministry said in a statement.

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Belgrade still refuses to recognise its former province as an independent state, and the presence and status of a Serb minority in Kosovo has been a constant source of friction between the two foes.

Serbia has demanded his extradition but French courts have rejected the demand.

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