Kosovo Domestic Issues and Disputes

Kosovo Domestic Issues and Disputes

Europe
The Republic of Kosovo remains an incomplete state in terms of territorial integrity and sovereignty (incomplete control over the predominantly Serbian north, continued existence of Serbian institutions on Kosovar territory and the political influence of Belgrade in Kosovar politics over the Serbian minority, continued influence of the international community, above all of the West in the politics of Kosovo) as well as international subjectivity (no UN membership). It follows from this that domestic and foreign policy are often intertwined and foreign policy discussions in various phases occupy a larger space in domestic political disputes and discussions than is the case in fully developed states. At the same time, the legacy of the recent past or their incomplete processing, the 1990's and the Kosovo war still play a role, for example…
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Kosovo 2007

Kosovo 2007

Europe
Yearbook 2007 Kosovo. According to CountryAAH, Pristina is the capital city of Kosovo. UN envoy Martti Ahtisaari presented his plan for Kosovo's future status in February. According to the plan, Kosovo would gain "supervised independence" with continued international presence and strong protection for the Serbian and Roma minorities. The Kosovo Albanian majority welcomed the plan and the parliament in Pri┼ítina approved it by an overwhelming margin. But the Serbs were strongly critical and the Serbian parliament in Belgrade voted against the plan. The province was still formally part of Serbia, but in reality a UN protectorate. Ahtisaari formally handed over the issue of Kosovo's future status to the UN Security Council at the end of March. The United States and Britain expressed support for Ahtisaari's plan, while Russia was sharply…
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