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Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Kosovo Recognized

The United States formally recognizes Kosovo as a sovereign and independent state on Feb. 18th. Secretary of State Rice is quoted as saying, " “In light of the conflicts of the 1990s, independence is the only viable option to promote stability in the region," ...Kosovo has been a U.N. protectorate since 1999 policed by 16,000 NATO-led forces

Read article from the US Dept. of State Here:http://www.america.gov/st/peacesec-english/2008/February/20080218144244dmslahrellek0.9832117.html

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