Friday, March 03, 2006

Mihajlovic: Ceku is OK

The political analysts Milivoje Mihajlovic told B92 that Agim Ceku is a logical
choice for the AAK leader Ramush Haradinaj, bearing in mind the disagreements
that he had with the outgoing PM Kosumi. Mihajlovic says that the Serbs should
not really care about Ceku’s nomination, because for them neither good nor bad
will come out of that: “This can be interpreted as Ramush Haradinaj’s attempt to
move closer to Hashim Thaci, since Agim Ceku is highly respected by both Thaci
and the PDK constituency. Ceku is a good choice for the Kosovo Albanians,
because he controls the KPC, the 5.000 men strong K-Albanian military
formation. On the eve of the status negotiations this can also mean that the two, in
a way opposed, but radical options are moving closer together. Ceku can also be
seen as a good choice for the international administration, without whose
authorization the Albanian community in Kosovo is doing nothing at this point,
because Ceku is a quality interlocutor for the West. The only problem can be
Ceku’s role in the Croatian Army during the military actions against Serbs in the
Republika Srpska Krajina.” B92

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I think you forgot to mention Ceku's dark past of ethnic cleasning of Serb in Croatia and in Kosovo & Methohija.

General Who Ordered Attacks on Canadian Troops Becomes Prime Minister of the U.N.-Administered Serbian Province of Kosovo

Toronto, Ontario (March 13, 2006) - Agim Ceku, who is alleged to have led an unprovoked 1993 military attack on Canadian Peacekeepers in the Medak Pocket region of Croatia, has been chosen by Albanians to replace the outgoing prime minister of the U.N.- administered southern Serbian province of Kosovo.

The Medak offensive, allegedly planned by Ceku, is also known as the "Medak massacre". This name is entrenched in the minds of many Canadian Armed Forces personnel as Canada's largest military battle since the Korean War. Four Canadians were wounded in the clash that left nearly 30 Croatian solders dead. According to reputable sources, Agim Ceku was instrumental in the 1993 Croatian military offensive at Medak, and was one of the key planners of the 1995 ethnic cleansing operation 'Storm'. Both of these operations involved the deliberate shelling of civilians, rape, torture, systematic arson, and the permanent expulsion of Serbs from the Krajina region of Croatia.

It is an insult to Canada, and in particular the honourable and respected personnel of the Canadian Armed Forces, that Agim Ceku is not behind bars. This recent appointment raises concern that a man who helped plan and execute two campaigns of ethnic cleansing has become the Prime Minister of Kosovo, a province where intolerance towards non-Albanians continues unchecked and unabated.

Over 200,000 Serbs, Jews, and Roma have fled the province of Kosovo due to a brutal campaign of ethnic cleansing, while the few who remain live in enclaves and ghettos protected by heavily armed international peacekeepers. More than 2000 non-Albanians have either been killed or kidnapped since 1999.