Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Greater Albania claims to be "half of Europe?


February 17 marks two years since that day, the Albanian government of Kosovo declared independence. Since then, the department recognized the province from Serbia, only 65 of the 192 UN member countries.But many Albanians, however, believe the region's independence a foregone conclusion. And the first step towards the creation of Greater Albania, which, except for Albania and Kosovo should enter some areas of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia proper, and Greece.

Preparing for the separation region was long. In 2006, the UN special envoy for Kosovo Martti Ahtisaari presented a plan whereby the edge received "managed independence, the Albanians would restrict the power of the representatives of EU missions, the OSCE and the UN. A year later, there were elections, not recognized by Belgrade and were rejected by local Serbs. Premier Hashim Thaci has become - a man accused of ex-prosecutor of the Hague Tribunal Carla Del Ponte's involvement in the illegal trade in organs of murdered Serbs.

February 17, 2008 Parliament edge in the absence of Serb deputies adopted a declaration of independence. Several days later, it acknowledged the United States and most EU states. Russia, China, India, Brazil, as well as Greece, Spain, Romania and Slovakia have refused to do so, declaring the action of Kosovo Albanians flagrant violation of international law...

more see (in Russian) : http://www.pravda.ru/world/europe/balkans/20-02-2010/1017648-alban-0/

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