Posts Tagged ‘Kosovo’

A new constitution has been adopted by Kosovo’s parliament, almost two months after the country declared its independence from Serbia. The charter pledges to build a state that protects minorities like the Serbs, who strongly opposed Kosovo’s split.

Kosovo president, Fatmir Sejdiu (photo), told reporters that “Serbs are the citizens of Kosovo.” He addedWe want them to be an important foundation and a bridge for the future better relations with the state of Serbia.” (more…)

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On Sunday afternoon, Kosovo’s parliament has held a historic session to unanimously declare the independence of the country from Serbia.

But Kosovo’s 10 Serbian members of parliament boycotted the session in order to protest at the declaration.

Hashim Thaci said that from that day, Kosovo was “proud, independent and free”. “The independence of Kosovo marks the end of the dissolution of the former Yugoslavia”, he added. (more…)

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