Kosovo

Security Council condemns mob attacks against embassies in Serbian capital

Security Council members have condemned today’s mob attacks against embassies in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, which have endangered diplomatic personnel and resulted in damage to embassy buildings.

Violence not an option, stresses UN envoy to Kosovo

All sides in Kosovo, which declared its independence from Serbia on Sunday, must refrain from violence, the top United Nations official there said today, noting that the situation is currently calm following yesterday’s attacks on two border crossings.

Kosovo: UN envoy speaks out against attacks by Serb fringe groups

While the situation on the ground in Kosovo, which declared its independence from Serbia on Sunday, remains calm overall, the United Nations mission there reported violent attacks today by Serb fringe groups on two boundary crossings in the north.

Ban Ki-moon urges restraint by all sides after Kosovo declares independence

As the Security Council debated Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed the need to ensure the stability of Kosovo, which the United Nations has run since 1999, and the safety and security of its population.

Security Council holds emergency talks on Kosovo

At the request of Russia, the United Nations Security Council today held an emergency closed-door session to discuss Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia, with a formal meeting slated for Monday.