A Security Council delegation has found “notable progress” in Kosovo but much work remains to be done in several areas, including the rule of law and the return of minority communities, according to a report released today at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Security Council members have stressed the importance of Belgrade's full cooperation with United Nations resolutions on Kosovo and the UN war crimes tribunal, the head of the Council mission said today as it concluded its visit to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
The top United Nations envoy for Kosovo, Michael Steiner, is in Washington, D.C., today, for talks with United States Secretary of State Colin Powell about the general situation in the province and the region.
The top United Nations envoy in Kosovo today visited Mitrovica, the northern city which yesterday he placed under a single municipal administration, establishing UN offices in the previous parallel structures.
Four former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) have been indicted on war crimes charges stemming from their treatment of other Kosovo Albanian civilians in 1998 and 1999, the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in the province (UNMIK) announced today.