Post by TheGoddess on Dec 10, 2007 16:11:26 GMT -5
From our news after today's meeting:
Fico: SR Won't Recognise Kosovo's Unilaterally-Declared Independence Ostrava, December 10 (TASR-SLOVAKIA) - The Slovak Government will do its utmost to see that the EU standpoint on Kosovo is unambiguous and helps stabilise the region, according to Prime Minister Robert Fico.
Speaking after an informal meeting of the prime ministers of the Visegrad Four (V4) countries and Slovenia in Ostrava in the Czech Republic on Monday, Fico said that for the Slovak Government it will be extremely difficult to recognise Kosovo as an independent state if it unilaterally declares independence. Instead, Slovakia would like to see decisions discussed with the relevant international organisations and that agreements involve key foreign players.
"The worst case scenario is that two groups of EU countries will oppose each other on the status of Kosovo," said Fico. He stressed that for Slovakia it's important to ensure that solving the Kosovo issue doesn't serve to influence co-existence with ethnic minorities elsewhere.
According to the Czech Premier Mirek Topolanek prefers a firm stance on the issue, and wants to ensure that Kosovo's independence is a controlled process that involves Serbia. He admitted that the opinions of European prime ministers are not identical on this issue.
"We know each other's opinions and we also strongly believe that this discussion will lead to positive conclusions at the EU Council on Friday. We won't be providing individual statements, as we don't want to complicate the Council's talks," said Topolanek.
Post by TheGoddess on Dec 10, 2007 16:13:40 GMT -5
Visegrad Four countries not in agreement on Kosovo's independence Ostrava- Prime ministers of Visegrad Four (V4) countries and Slovenia do not have a joint position on the future of Kosovo whose leaders have threatened to declare independence from Serbia unilaterally, the PMs told journalists today.
The Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovak and Slovenian prime ministers jointly said the European Union should deal with Kosovo's future and take into account the demands of Serbia, too.
The EU has not reached agreement on Kosovo's independence either. Only one of the 27 EU countries does not want to recognise Kosovo's possible independence. Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Aselborn said Cyprus had biggest problems with it.
"We don't have identical views, but it is good to know one another's opinions that we will present at the EU Council on Friday," Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek said in Ostrava today.
"We insist that Kosovo's independence be a controlled process and that Serbia not be on the sidelines," he added.
Hungarian PM Ferenc Gyurcsany said Kosovo's independence cannot be prevented. But he said it should take place under EU's assistance as it does not concern the United States.
Slovak PM Robert Fico warned against opinion differences on Kosovo in the EU.
"It would be extraordinary difficult for us (Slovakia) to recognise Kosovo as an independent state if it declares its independence without supporting it with the decision of the relevant international organisations," Fico said.
The five heads of state also discussed the EU reform treaty and agreed that its ratification needs to be accelerated.
Slovenian PM Janez Jansa, whose country takes over the EU helm from January, said the treaty's ratification is of Slovenia's priorities. Jansa said he wanted the ratification process completed by end-June.
Polish PM Donald Tusk said his country would be among the first to ratify the treaty.
Topolanek said the Czech government would not obstruct the process.
V4 countries - the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia - also plan to cooperate with the so-called B3 group, or Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. They want to lower the visa fees to the Schengen area, which they will join in 11 days, for Belarussians.
I know the feeling, when you feel desperate because you can't do anything. What is the best thing we can do at the moment? Feel free to share your ideas. I have had it with sitting around. It really pisses me off watching this politicans selling Serbian, slavic land.
...had the South Slavic Union formed, the federation would have encompassed: Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, Vojvodina, Kosovo and possibly Albania (probably united with Kosovo). It would have had a larger area than that of present-day Germany and a population of about 35 million people...
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