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Summary: Kosovo: Statement by EU Commission Rehn on UNOSEK's proposal of the Kosovo status settlement (2 February 2007: Brussels)
Statement by Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn on UNOSEK's proposal of the Kosovo status settlement to be submitted to the parties on 2 February 2007
"I welcome President Ahtisaari's draft comprehensive proposal for a status settlement for Kosovo. I fully support his intention to engage the parties in serious and intensive work on this basis to achieve a sustainable settlement. I urge both Belgrade and Pristina to engage fully and constructively. I also expect both parties to demonstrate responsibility and flexibility, and to understand the need for a realistic compromise. The European Union is committed to the European perspective of the entire region of the Western Balkans."