a Serbian province in southern Serbia and Montenegro populated predominantly by Albanians
A disputed region in the Balkans, considered by Serbia as one of its two autonomous provinces.
One of five administrative districts of the above region as viewed by the Serbian government.
The Republic of Kosovo, a country in the Balkans.
Origin: Shortened form of , from косов, posessive form of кос, and поље.
Kosovo is a region in southeastern Europe. In antiquity, the Dardanian kingdom, and later Roman province of Dardania was located in the region. It was part of Serbia in the Middle Ages, during which time many important Serbian Orthodox Christian monasteries, some of which are now UNESCO World Heritage sites, were built. Many consider the Battle of Kosovo of 1389 to be a defining moment in Serbian medieval history and identity. In the 15th century, the region was conquered by the Muslim Ottoman Empire and remained under Ottoman rule for the next five centuries. Kosovo was incorporated into the Kingdom of Serbia as a result of its victory over the Ottoman Empire in the First Balkan War. The constitution of Yugoslavia, created after World War II, recognised the Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija within the Yugoslav republic of Serbia. Long-term severe ethnic tensions between Kosovo's Albanian and Serb populations have left Kosovo ethnically divided, resulting in inter-ethnic violence, including the Kosovo War of 1999. The Kosovo War ended with the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia accepting that it would give up the exercise of its sovereignty pending a final status settlement. Under UNSCR 1244, governance passed to the United Nations in 1999.
The numerical value of kosovo in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of kosovo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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The presence of Mr Dacic is a message and a step forward towards fully normalising relations between Kosovo and Serbia.
With multiple deployments, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq, I am aware of the demands placed on our service members in the combat zone.
For the Kosovo government such a decision is unacceptable, we expect from the Ranilug municipal assembly to sit and change the decision and if that does not happen then we will take the necessary action based on the law.
Many times he sent me security camera photos from Kosovo institutions. From border crossings. He had all Kosovo security cameras under his control. Also from the airport. He had access in real time, i told everything to the anti-terrorist police unit.
For Majlinda Kelmendi to win a gold medal and stand on that podium will send a massive message to the world, when I went to Kosovo in December when the IOC ratified the original decision to recognize it, I met the deputy foreign minister -- he said this was the most important day in Kosovo's history since the unilateral declaration of independence in 2008.
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