March 10, 2003

ERP KIM Newsletter 10-03-03

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Diocese of Raska and Prizren shocked by the text published in the leading Kosovo Albanian Daily
KOHA DITORE IS INCITING VIOLENCE AND ETHNIC HATRED

English translation of the article published in Koha Ditore: Beware of Serb plans to colonize Kosovo, 04-03-03


BISHOP ARTEMIJE: CREATION OF UNION OF SERB MUNICIPALITIES A REACTION TO ALBANIAN DECLARATIONS
Bishop Artemije talked to Eugeina Sidereas, the U.S. representative in Pristina

BISHOP ARTEMIJE: YOU HAVE DRIVEN US INTO ENCLAVES AND NOW YOU ARE DRIVING US INTO CATACOMBS
Bishop Artemije received Laif Magne Helgerson, representative of WCRP

DIOCESE OF RASKA AND PRIZREN SENDS LETTER TO ITALIAN, FRENCH AND RUSSIAN EMBASSIES IN BELGRADE REGARDING DESECRATED CEMETERY IN PEC
Church alarmed by the continuation of vandalism against Christian cemeteries

SNC: STEINER'S DECISION -YET ANOTHER STEP TOWARDS KOSOVO'S INDEPENDENCE
SNC condemns Steiner's decision to transfer authorities to Kosovo's Government

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KOHA DITORE IS INCITING VIOLENCE AND ETHNIC HATRED
Diocese of Raska and Prizren shocked by article published in the leading Kosovo Albanian Pristina daily "Koha Ditore"

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ERP KIM Info Service
Gracanica, March 8, 2003


On March 4 the prominent Pristina Albanian-language daily "Koha Ditore", owned by Veton Surroi, published a shocking article under the heading "Beware of Serb Plans to Colonize Kosova" (sic), not only presenting an whose series of inaccurate claims regarding some supposed new colonization of Kosovo and Metohija by the Serbs but openly inciting Kosovo Albanians to use violence and pressure on Serb villages to prevent the homogenization of the Serb union in the Province.

The writer of the article is someone by the name of Peter Rogel. After several attempts to find a journalist by this name, who would have such precise knowledge of the geography of the villages of eastern Kosovo and Metohija, it was concluded that this is almost certainly a pseudonym hiding a more well-informed Kosovo Albanian, possibly even the editor of "Koha Ditore". In some UNMIK circles, the name of Veton Surroi himself is unofficially mentioned too. It is understandable that a polemic of this type appearing as an opinion piece or an editorial may have drawn certain consequences including a reaction from UNMIK, while the attempt here is to deflect reactions by using a foreign name and presenting the article as a translation of a foreign news article. Even a superficial reading of this article shows that it was in fact written by an Albanian and that this is no political commentary but an open incitement to further break up the Serb community under the guise of allegedly preventing so-called Serb colonization.

For some time Albanian circles have been attempting to present the return of displaced Serbs as an attempt on the part of Belgrade to colonize Kosovo and Metohija, as if these people had never lived and worked here. The return of displaced persons, i.e., the "colonization of Kosovo", according to the "Koha Ditore" article, represents a threat to the integrity of Kosovo and Metohija, and should prevented using the following recommended measures:

1. monitoring of Serb villages along the Serbian borderline (sic)

2. obstruction of construction and restoration of Serb houses. "Albanians have moral right to destroy them," says the author. He goes on to state that "Serbs that come to Kosova as colonists from Belgrade criminal regime remains, have no right to live in Kosova, and they present legitimate targets for attacks. Therefore, the residents of the Serb villages situated for colonization should live in fear while the human rights of other Serbs will be respected."

3. "The Serb villages along the borderline should disconnect from Serbia, including the electricity system and telephone services... If they are furnished by Serbia, these connections should be cut," it is said in the article.

4. "It is necessary to obstruct the buying of Albanian property in these villages by Belgrade," claims the author of the article.

5. "Albanians should accelerate buying Serbs' property in the mixed residences zones."

6. The article goes on to publish a detailed list of Serb villages which deserve special attention and concludes that "no one, except the Albanians themselves, will protect Kosova".


These measures whose implementation is being announced as early as the beginning of spring clearly demonstrate that they serve to de facto legitimize the use of terrorist attacks as a means of preventing the return of Serbs to their homes. It is not necessary to underscore that the so-called colonization of Kosovo and Metohija is a fiction since Serbs who legally own more than 60% of real estate in Kosovo and Metohija have the legitimate right to return to their land and no need, therefore, for any sort of colonization. As well, this article reveals that the expulsion of Serbs and the entire campaign of ethnic violence which ensued after 1999 was part of strategy which sought to change the status quo on the ground and prevent the consolidation of the Serb community.

The Diocese of Raska and Prizren remains convinced that the publication of this article will finally help not only the international community but also the Serbian general public to understand that hidden behind the program for an independent and "democratic" Kosovo and Metohija is a loathsome and horrifying program for the destruction of the Serb nation and its cultural heritage in this region, as well as the creation of an ethnically pure society with the help of terrorism and ethnic violence. Such articles directly undermine the efforts of the international community to enable the return of the expelled Serbs and represent a provocative challenge to UNMIK and KFOR. So far none of the international representatives in Kosovo and Metohija has responded to this article with a single word.

It is sad but not in the least atypical that this article was published in the daily "Koha Ditore" which has a reputation as a pro-Western, democratically oriented newspaper. However, we must not forget that it is this daily newspaper which served as the chief mouthpiece of the KLA during the war and that it provided active media coverage of the Albanian rebellion. The publication of this article in the leading Pristina newspaper once again confirms that hiding behind the veil of Kosovo democracy is the artfully disguised Greater Albania project.

K.T.

(At the end of today's bulletin, we are including the full text of "Beware of Serb Plans to Colonize Kosova" in English translation published in an international media monitoring bulletin.)

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BISHOP ARTEMIJE: CREATION OF UNION OF SERB MUNICIPALITIES A REACTION TO ALBANIAN DECLARATIONS
In a meeting with the representative of the U.S. Office in Kosovo and Metohija Bishop Artemije expressed disappointment regarding the U.S. administration's hasty denouncement of Serb declaration, silence on Albanian declarations

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ERP KIM Info Service
Gracanica, March 8, 2003


Today in Gracanica Monastery Bishop Artemije received the representative of the U.S. Office in Pristina for Serb issues Ms. Eugenia Sidereas. During an exchange of opinions on the most recent events in the Province, Bishop Artemije and Dr. Rada Trajkovic attempted to explain that it was in fact the two most recent Albanian declarations which forced the Serbs to create the Union of Serb Municipalities. The Serb people are most critical of the fact that the U.S. representatives failed to denounce any of the Albanian declarations but condemned the Serb declaration. According to Bishop Artemije, "this only serves to further embolden Albanian separatism while taking away from the Serbs their legitimate right to protect their own interests as a constituent people in their own country."

Later in the conversation Bishop Artemije especially insisted on establishing responsibility of those Albanian leaders and direct perpetrators who are responsible for crimes committed against the Serb civilian population and the destruction of more than 100 Orthodox churches and monasteries. "Someone has to answer for this and it is unacceptable for these crimes to remain unpunished," stressed Bishop Artemije.

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YOU HAVE DRIVEN US INTO ENCLAVES, AND NOW YOU ARE DRIVING US INTO CATACOMBS
Diocese of Raska and Prizren cannot accept resuming previous dialogue with Albanian religious communities under existing conditions

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ERP KIM Info Service
Gracanica, March 8, 2003


Today in Gracanica Monastery Bishop Artemije and Fr. Nektarije Vorgucic received Mr. Laif Magne Helgerson, the representative of the World Conference of Religions for Peace (WCRP). Since 1998 this organization has facilitated a dialogue which was established among representatives of religious communities in Kosovo and Metohija.

Mr. Helgerson presented a proposal to Bishop Artemije that a new meeting of religious leaders in Kosovo and Metohija be organized in the first half of April in the main headquarters of KFOR in Pristina.

Bishop Artemije expressed his disagreement with this proposal because since previous meetings "not a single positive result has been achieved nor has the attitude of Albanian religious leaders towards the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Serb people changed in the least". Special emphasis was placed on the obstruction of returns, lack of improvement in the security situation and freedom of movement, new destruction of churches, and continuing attacks against Serbs. "None of the Albanian religious leaders has publicly condemned this kind of behavior and consequently we must ask what is the further point of joint meetings when we are unable to agree on this issue," stressed Bishop Artemije.

The Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Raska and Prizren was one of the most vocal critics of the former regime of Slobodan Milosevic and in communiqués and public statements representatives of the Diocese, especially Bishop Artemije, condemned the actions of the undemocratic regime and expressed solidarity with Albanian civilians during the war. Unfortunately on the Albanian side so far there has been no readiness to condemn attacks against Serb civilians, and the dialogue of religious communities completely understandably came to a dead end.

Bishop Artemije was especially critical of a new article published in the daily "Koha Ditore" openly inciting the Albanian people to use acts of violence and terrorism to prevent the return of the expelled Serbs.

Explaining the position of the Serbs in Kosovo and Metohija to the WCRP representative, Bishop Artemije openly stated: "You have driven us into enclaves, and now you want to drive us into catacombs. But we will survive this, too."

Dialogue among the religious communities is especially difficult due to the unconstructive attitude of the Albanian Roman Catholic clergy which through a series of tactless and malicious statements has made it clear it harbors pretensions to some of the most famous Serbian Orthodox monasteries and churches. "Our Church is prepared for dialogue regarding common life which will be based on honesty and respect for others. However, as long as this hypocritical behavior by some Albanian leaders continues it will be very difficult to resume previous dialogue," concluded Bishop Artemije of Raska and Prizren.

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DIOCESE OF RASKA AND PRIZREN SENDS LETTER TO ITALIAN, FRENCH AND RUSSIAN EMBASSIES IN BELGRADE REGARDING DESECRATED CEMETERY IN PEC
Church is alarmed by the continuation of vandalism against Christian cemeteries

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ERP KIM Info Service
Gracanica, March 8, 2003

Bishop Artemije of Raska and Prizren directed a letter to the ambassadors of Italy, France and Russia in Belgrade regarding the catastrophic situation at the Pec Orthodox cemetery, especially in connection with the foreign soldiers' cemetery which local Albanians have completely covered in refuse and garbage, transforming it into a garbage dump. In the letter the embassies are asked to support the initiative of the Diocese of Raska and Prizren for the city cemetery in Pec, including the foreign soldiers' cemetery, to be protected from further destruction, cleaned up and arranged.

"We ask you to use your influence in order to convince the representatives of the Albanian municipal government to support this initiative and to thus demonstrate a minimum of good will and respect at least toward the deceased. This initiative is expected to expand to include all other cemeteries and cultural and historical monuments which have been exposed to unprecedented vandalism despite the presence of UNMIK and KFOR forces. In this way you will make a great contribution to the process of stabilizing the situation in Kosovo and Metohija and make it possible for the remaining Orthodox churches and cemeteries not to be abandoned to complete destruction by Albanian extremists," concludes Bishop Artemije in his letter.

We enclose the complete text of the letter sent to the ambassadors of Italy, France and Russia:


ARTEMIJE
ORTHODOX BISHOP OF RASKA-PRIZREN AND
KOSOVO-METOHIJA

Gracanica Monastery, March 4, 2003

Your Excellency:

I would like to take this opportunity to acquaint you with the alarming situation at the Serbian Orthodox cemetery in Pec, Kosovo and Metohija.

You are probably aware that during the past three years, since the end of the war, Albanian extremists have destroyed and damaged over 100 Orthodox churches and dozens of Serb cemeteries throughout Kosovo and Metohija. Among the desecrated cemeteries is the Pec Orthodox cemetery which has existed since 1912. Representatives of our Church have visited this cemetery on several occasions and seen for themselves that the local Albanians are not only continuing to destroy grave markers and dig up graves, but also to remove valuable marble plates from the tombs for resale. We have approached UNMIK and KFOR representatives on numerous occasions and pointed out the unacceptability of this behavior deserving of the harshest condemnation as an act of ultimate barbarism. Unfortunately to date nothing concrete has been done to protect this nor other endangered cemeteries, and desecration of cemeteries is continuing unobstructed from day to day.

We decided to address you in writing upon learning that at the Orthodox cemetery in Pec, on the far side, there is a so-called Foreigners' Cemetery where approximately ten French soldiers from the First World War, several members of the Russian White Guard and approximately fifty Italian soldiers from the Second World War killed by Albanian Ballists following the capitulation of Italy in 1943, lie buried. This cemetery, which was well-maintained until 1999, is now covered with tons of garbage and refuse which local Albanians for the past three years have been determinedly dumping on the Serbian Orthodox cemetery in Pec and the nearby abandoned and torched Serb village of Belo Polje. Regretfully, we must state that the Albanian municipal authorities in Pec are completely aware that the Serb cemetery and village of Belo Polje (as well as some other nearby village cemetery) are being used as garbage dumps but such acts of vandalism are determinedly tolerated and frequently encouraged in order to prevent the return of expelled Serbs.

As a result, I most sincerely beseech your embassy to support the initiative of the Diocese of Raska and Prizren for the city cemetery in Pec, including the foreign soldiers' cemetery, to be protected from further destruction, cleaned up and arranged. We ask you to use your influence in order to convince the representatives of the Albanian municipal government to support this initiative and to thus demonstrate a minimum of good will and respect at least toward the deceased. This initiative is expected to expand to include all other cemeteries and cultural and historical monuments which have been exposed to unprecedented vandalism despite the presence of UNMIK and KFOR forces. In this way you will make a great contribution to the process of stabilizing the situation in Kosovo and Metohija and make it possible for the remaining Orthodox churches and cemeteries not to be abandoned to complete destruction by Albanian extremists.

We are attaching a report from the Information Service of the Diocese of Raska and Prizren further explaining the fate of the Foreigners' Cemetery and the situation at the Orthodox cemetery in Pec.

In the hope that you will support our initiative, we sincerely thank you in advance.

Most respectfully,
+ Bishop Artemije

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SNC: STEINER'S DECISION YET ANOTHER STEP TOWARDS KOSOVO'S INDEPENDENCE

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Radio Yugoslavia
March 9,  2003

The representatives of the Serbian National Council and the Community of Serbian Municipalities of Kosovo-Metohija have assessed that UNMIK head Michael Steiner’s decision to shortly transfer a significant amount of authority to the Kosovan government is yet another step towards the province’s independence. With his latest scheme, Steiner has put an end not only to Serbia’s right to Kosmet but also to the rights of the Serbs living there, the president of the National Council for northern Kosmet, Milan Ivanovic, said at a press conference in northern Kosovska Mitrovica. According to him, the transferring of authority is absolutely unacceptable for the Serbs, and not in accordance with UN resolution 1244.

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ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE ARTICLE FROM KOHA DITORE

(geographical names are left as in Albanian text published in the Pristina daily)

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Beware Of Serb Plans To Colonize Kosova

Piter Rogel

Trans. M.M.
March 4 (Koha Ditore)


There are many reactions in Kosova concerning the latest Serbian movements inside and outside Kosova (establishment of Municipalities’ Union, and Djindjic’s initiatives), which aim to establish two ‘entities’ under the Serbian sovereignty in Kosova.
However, the Albanians should not aside the concrete steps in this direction, which are more dangerous for Kosova fate than the previous declarations of Serbian politicians. This has to do with the Serbian demographic projects, and it is indispensable to prepare effective counter-measures to defeat this threat.

EXAMPLES OF COLONIZATION AND SERBIAN ETHNIC PROJECTING IN KOSOVA

In Belgrade’s daily newspaper ‘Politika’, issued on 24 February, we can read a story of a Serb family displaced from Ferizaj, for which Covic’s Coordination Center constructed a house in the Serb village Kormjan of Dardana (Kamenica) Municipality.

Kormjan is a Serb village in east of Kosova, only 4-5 kilometers away from the border with Serbia. This is the nearest village to this border (in fact, with the border with Presheva Valley), out of 50 Serb villages, ‘gathered’ in eastern part of Kosova.

The above-mentioned article in ‘Politika’ is direct confirmation that the re-establishment of Serbs displaced by ‘Albanian entity’ to design a ‘Serb entity’ in Kosova, has already started. Instead of returning to their residence in Ferizaj (which the Serbs consider to belong to the ‘Albanian entity’ now), this Serb family was placed in the eastern part of Kosova, which is strategic and very important, and which the Serbs have reserved it for themselves.

Six months earlier, on 24 August, in the same Belgrade daily newspaper, there was a story of the Serb village of Ropotova e Madhe (in Dardana Municipality), where “the houses constructed by Coordinating Center were blown up”, without mentioning who they were constructed for. In December last year, there was an article in ‘Politika’ that told of a plan to construct other new houses in the Serb village Hodefc in the same municipality this spring. At the end of last year, a new school was constructed in the Serb village Carefc (this news was published in the web site of ‘Radio OK’ in Vranje, Serbia). Based on the law, Dardana Municipality officials should have issued construction permits for these facilities. However, it is natural that the Serbs would not consider them anyway.

These are clear signs that the Serb colonization has already started in the eastern part of Kosova. In the maps for Kosova cantonization, it is seen that Serbs see eastern Kosova as a connection between Serbia and the largest Serb enclave south of Prishtina. There are also plans for Serbian cantonization of other zones.

In ‘Politika’ of 13 December last year, there was an article that told for UNMIK plan for the construction of 57 houses for the displaced Serbs of Mirefc, Merdare, and Livadice villages of Podujevo Municipality.

Podujevo Municipal administrator, Michael Verling, confirmed personally that these houses were not projected for the Serbs that previously lived here; but however, these houses will be constructed when they could “match with the agreeable security conditions.” “Matching with the agreeable conditions” in practice means, they will be placed near the Serbian border. If the 57 new Serb houses will be constructed close to the Serbian border, then Kosova territory will be deprived of that part. The speech of UNMIK administrator in Podujevo, displays the UNMIK stance (and also the contradiction of Steiner’s insincere declarations against parallel institutions), towards Kosova integration and Serbian colonization of Kosova. It is insanity when Kosova Assembly requests such UNMIK to undertake measures against the self-announced union of Serb municipalities, when it is clear that UNMIK has secret agreement with the Serbs.

This is not the first example that Serbia with international assistance (KFOR/UNMIK) encroaches Kosova territory in Podujevo Municipality.

In ‘Politika’ of 6 December last year, you can read that Medvedja Municipality in Serbia (which is led by Serbs), has financed the road construction between mountain and field villages Sekiraqe / Metergoc and Serbia. Serbian Construction Company ‘Vranje’ and Czech and Slovak KFOR battalion conducted the construction. It is unknown whether Podujevo Municipality officials issued a permit to the Serbian company to conduct the workings within the municipality territory.
In Belgrade’s daily newspaper ‘Danas’ of 6 January, you can read that the criteria regulation to allocate the assembled apartments and houses for refugees and displaced persons, was put in effect.

According to this regulation, not only Kosova Serbs, but the others as well (Serb refugees from Croatia and Bosnia, and other homeless Serbs as well), have a possibility to receive the completed apartments and houses, released on a rent by Belgrade government. This is a legal basis for the new Serbian colonization of Kosova.

ALBANIANS’ SHORT-TERM RESPONSES AGAINST THIS COLONIZATION

The colonization of eastern part of Kosova, presents a serious threat to Kosova security and integration, larger than Serbian declarations and Djindjic’s initiatives. Albanians are wrong if they believe UNMIK will obstruct this and protect Kosova integrity.

No one will protect Kosova integrity if the Albanians don’t do this. The spring is coming and the colonization will intensify visibly in the following weeks and months, and thus it is indispensable to prepare measures against this.

First, it is necessary for the Albanians to organize strict monitoring of Serb villages along Serbian borderline, and also of the northern part of Kosova that is controlled by the Serbs.
 
The construction of houses and other facilities should be obstructed in the way that according to the internationals, this should be done in a way not to result with unneeded victims. All these buildings are Belgrade properties (that are rented to the colonists) and Albanians have moral right to destroy them. The same Serbs that come to Kosova as colonists from Belgrade criminal regime remains, have no right to live in Kosova, and they present legitimate targets for attacks. Therefore, the residents of the Serb villages situated for colonization should live in fear while the human rights of other Serbs will be respected.

The Serb villages along the borderline should disconnect from Serbia, including the electricity system and telephone services. If these Serb villages are furnished with power by Kosova (KEK) and phone services, this presents a step that prevents the colonization in a high level. On the other side, if they are furnished by Serbia, these connections should be cut completely. It would be good to destroy the electric and telephone lines that come from Serbia and are spread in Serb villages.
These are the villages that should be monitored continuously because they are adequate to become target of Serbian colonization:

Eastern Kosova: (Dardana (Kamenica), Gjilan, Novo Brdo, Prishtina Municipalities) Mali Krshlanci (small village in south of Hodanoc), Domoroc, Kormjani I Poshtem, Kormjani I Eperm, Ranillug, Gllogoc, Drenoc, Tomanc, Panqela Ropotova e Vogel, Ropotova e Madhe, Hodefci, Rajnofc, Rozhefc, Mozgova, Draganc, Kufca e Eperme, Melci, Shillova, Stanishori, Koretishta, Strazha, Parallova, Zebnica, Manishnica, Prekovica, Izvor, Bostani, Trniqevci, Broanaci, Makresh, Jasenovik, Belofc, Tirinca, Hanofci, Mesina, Businca, Grizima, Boshca, Carefci, Mocari, Strellci, Konstadinca, Kolloleqi, Carrakofci, Vaganeshi, Novoberda, Berivojca, Miganofci, Strezofci, Gragjenik, Rahovica, and Klobukar.

Northern Drenica (Skenderaj and Burim Municipalities): Baja, Suhogerlla, Cerkolezi.
Podujevo: Metergoc/Sekiraqa

Besides, the whole Kosova-Serbia borderline should be monitored. The control of Stabllina-Hodanoc area in eastern Kosova is of a big importance.

It is important the Albanians to consist the majority in all mixed villages in eastern Kosova (Berivojce, Gragjenik, Rahovica, Novoberda, Mesina, Draganca, Strezoc). This is indispensable, so can these villages belong to municipalities headed by Albanians when/if the announced ‘decentralization’ starts to apply. Certain things should be done in order to reach this.

First, it is necessary to obstruct the buying of Albanian property in these villages by Belgrade. Covic in March last year, announced that they have plans to buy the Albanians’ property. It is natural that the mixed villages are main targets for the buyers, sponsored by Belgrade.

Second, the Albanians should accelerate buying Serbs’ property in the mixed residences (the most important is Berivojce, near Dardana) and strategic border zones. Differently, the buying of Serbs’ property by Serbian Coordination Center (SCC) should be stopped.

Belgrade newspaper ‘Politika’ last December, wrote that the SCC bought the houses for Serbs in Gjilan from a Serb that emigrated in Serbia. Since Kosova is still in a war with Serbia (since, differently from NATO, Kosova did not reach any peaceful agreement with Belgrade), each building in Kosova that is Belgrade’s property, is a legitimate attack target.

Third, all the mixed villages (Berivojce, Rahovica, Gragjenik, Strezofc, Mesina in Dardana Municipality; Draganica and Parallova in Gjilan; Novoberda and Kllobokari in Novoberda, Cerkolezi in Burim) and the ones along the Serbian border (Mucibaba, Zajcec, etc) and in northern Kosova that are controlled by Serbs, should be resided by Albanians. There will be no justification if a certain house in the strategic villages along the Serbian border remains uninhabited. For instance, in the mixed village of Rahovica alone, in northern part of Dardana, there are 40 uninhabited houses (Serb and Albanian). The homeless people, banished from their homes, refugees from north Mitrovica, and other people in need, should be placed in these villages.
As long as Belgrade wants to have certain strategic points with the displaced Serbs, at the same time, Kosova institutions as well, should request to be established in the strategic zones. In crisis situations (as Kosova is facing now), the placement in these houses does not present only a shelter function, but it is also important for the protection of the country.

Shelters in such zones are also natural shield against the penetration of the enemy. No reasonable government would allow these shields remain empty in critical times. TMK teams should urgently do the estimation of all strategic places ( i.e. the mixed villages, and the ones close to zones, resided and controlled by Serbs) so they can locate all the abandoned houses.

Kosova institutions should then send people in need, to these houses. This should be an order addressed to the owners to give the uninhabited houses, since it is a national interest to reside the strategic zones, and if possible, to give a compensation to the owners.

If the Albanians will not ‘conduct the works’ with these strategic positions, the Serbs will do this instead. There is a plan for the return of displaced Serbs in Rahovec, and if this village will be resided only by Serbs, then it is a real danger that the village will belong to Serbian administration unit. Albanians should be vigilant and active if they don’t want to face unpleasant surprises. This spring will be critical for the obstruction of Serbian colonization plans for Kosova.

Naturally, these are only direct and short-term measures. In a long perspective, this should be indispensable to ensure the Albanians’ interests.

However, it is necessary the Albanians not to hesitate, and lay on UNMIK and internationals, since no one, except the Albanians themselves, will protect Kosova.

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