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UN chief expresses concern over Kosovo tension

07-25-2012 07:40 BJT

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over the tense situation in Kosovo's ethnically split north.

Ban urged leaders from Kosovo and Serbia to engage in dialogue and resolve sensitive and complex issues related to the northern region. The Serbian run north rejects Pristina’s rule, Kosovo’s capital city. It wants to partition Kosovo along ethnic lines. Ethnic Serbs set up roadblocks last year to prevent the ethnic Albanian government in Pristina from extending control over the region.

Ban met Kosovo’s Prime Minister and President in separate meetings. Kosovo seceded from Serbia in 2008, but Belgrade claims the territory as an integral part of its country.


Editor:Bai Yang |Source: CNTV.CN

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