The World from Berlin 'Belgrade Must Rethink Its Destructive Kosovo Policy'

Thursday's ruling by the International Court of Justice offered surprising clarity: Kosovo did not break international law when it declared indepedence in 2008. German commentators acknowledge that this is a blow for Serbia, but many see an opportunity for Belgrade to reassess its stance towards Pristina.
Kosovo Albanians celebrate the ICJ ruling on Thursday.

Kosovo Albanians celebrate the ICJ ruling on Thursday.

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-- Siobhán Dowling