The Kosovo Crisis In Kosovo

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After the breakup of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the international community first became interested in the situation of having a place in the countries proclaiming independence. First of all, in Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, which have received international recognition. In the early 90s. of the twentieth century for Western politicians Kosovo problem therefore practically non-existent. Kosovo was in fact an integral part of Serbia, the Serbian element of national identity . In contrast to other areas of the former Yugoslavia, in Kosovo in 1991-1997, there was no armed conflict and in the near future. Because of the huge difference in military capabilities, this scenario was excluded by the West.…show more content…
Did Western countries have done everything at this time to prevent conflict in Kosovo? An example of selflessness was a conference of the European Community countries, held in October 1991 in The Hague. It was devoted to problems in Yugoslavia with the exception of Kosovo . It is true that the European Council issued in June 1992 declaration in which they discussed about the aspirations for autonomy of the people of Kosovo. However, in December 1992 published a statement from the summit in Edinburgh, which concluded that it is necessary to obtain autonomy for Kosovo within Serbia . Could be seen that the international political arena distancing himself from the problem of Kosovo. Quoted statement and the statement did not give anything new to the case. By no means had these declarations thus contributed to solving the problem, which was then in early stages of development. Both, the Member of the European Community and the United States wanted to Kosovo there has been no outbreak of fighting. For this reason they support the policy of non-violence led by Ibrahim Rugova . Slight expression of interest in the situation in Kosovo was to send there in September 1992 the observation mission of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe. It aimed to promote dialogue between ethnic. Its business has not achieved much success and was completed in June 1993. This was due to a lack of consistent Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to continue its functioning . In addition to the interrupted mission of the OSCE , to other manifestations of Western reaction to the problems of the conflict in Kosovo had a speech delivered on 24 December 1992 in Belgrade by the Ambassador of the United States. In it, he warned the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia that the United States is determined to take advantage of the use of force at a time when Serbs in Kosovo will trigger
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