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Serbs, Albanians ease into talks on Kosovo’s fate

Serbs and ethnic Albanians eased their way into direct negotiations on Monday that ultimately will lead to a decision on whether Kosovo gets independence or remains part of Serbia. “It went well,” an official close to the United Nations-chaired meeting told Reuters as delegates left the Vienna venue. “There were disagreements, but they were to be expected. Everyone was very frank, but constructive.” All signs are that the major powers will steer the talks toward independence for the province which is legally part of Serbia, but has a 90-percent ethnic Albanian population. Full Story

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