Thursday, October 06, 2005
Kosovar leaders insist on Independence
From right: Prime Minister, Bajram Kosimi,opposition leader, Hashim Thaqi,The President, Ibrahim Rugova (you can see his hairless head- he is suffering from cancer),Parliament speaker, Nexhat Daci and another opposition Leader Veton Surroi.
Show of unity-Kosovo President invited all Albanian political leaders at his residence in Prishtina. In a joint declaration all leaders, including the opposition, insisted that the Independence of Kosovo [Kosova] is not negotiable. Rugova said that Independence is a compromise because Kosovar Albanians are not asking to unite with Albania. He added that Independence will not be negotiated at any price. Local media noted that all leaders were smiling after the meeting.F.F