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
According to ezinereligion, in 2007, Kosovo had an estimated population of 1.8 million people, with a median age of 28.8 years. The economy was largely based on agriculture, mining and manufacturing but was beginning to diversify into services. Kosovo‚Äôs foreign relations were limited due to its status as a partially-recognized state. It had diplomatic relations with some countries including the United States and had begun negotiations with the European Union to gain recognition as an independent state. Politically, the country was divided between ethnic Albanians and Serbs who disagreed over Kosovo's independence from Serbia. In 2007, Kosovo declared itself a sovereign nation but it was not recognized as such by Serbia or other countries in the region until several years later. Yearbook 2007 Kosovo. According to CountryAAH, Pristina is the…
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