Tear Gas in Parliament – level 2
In 2008, Kosovo received its independence from Serbia, and now it is working on being a member of the EU.
There was a meeting and voting on a border deal with Montenegro. As this deal could help Kosovo be part of the EU visa-free travel zone.
The opposition, which is against the deal, threw tear gas into the meeting. Voting had to be suspended.
Difficult words: independence (self-government, freedom), deal (something which people agree to do), EU visa-free travel zone (a law so that European Union people can travel easily between countries without papers), suspend (put off, stop).
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