Serbia seeks support for UN draft resolution on Kosovo





Serbia is seeking support for a UN resolution which it says will prevent separatist movements from following the example of Kosovo, which unilaterally declared independence from Serbia.

Last week the UN's highest court ruled that Kosovo's secession in 2009 did not violate international law.

Kosovo says the resolution - which says unilateral secession should not be a way of resolving territorial disputes - is "disastrous".

Serbia rejects Kosovo's independence.

Serbia's Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic met UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday to discuss the draft resolution, which says unilateral secession should not be a way of resolving territorial disputes.

Sixty-nine countries - including the United States, the UK and a further 21 of the EU's 27 member states - have so far recognised the majority ethnic Albanian Kosovo as an independent state....


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