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Why did Kosovo President Hashim Thaci resigned from his post?

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci announced that he resigned after the war crimes indictment prepared by the Kosovo Special Prosecutor in The Hague was accepted by the court.

Explaining that he resigned from his position at a press conference in the capital Pristina, Thaci called on the public to remain calm.

Noting that the judge at the Special Court of Kosovo has just informed him that the indictment against him has been accepted, Thaci said, "On behalf of myself and my family, it is a very difficult moment for you who believe in me and support me in our 30 years of freedom, independence and state-building efforts." said.

The special prosecutor's office in The Hague prepared an indictment on June 24 against Kosovo President Hashim Thaci and former Parliament Speaker Kadri Veseli on the grounds that they committed crimes and war crimes against humanity during the war in Kosovo (1998-1999) and submitted it to the competent special court.

While Thaci and Veseli and other persons mentioned in the indictment were alleged to be responsible for the deaths of 100 people, it was reported that the suspects were also charged with war crimes such as murder, exile and torture.

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