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“We don’t want anybody to be surprised by our actions. We want to tell everybody about our goals, and to seek everybody’s support”, Ceku told reporters on Thursday.
The second phase of the negotiating process on Kosovo’s political status is scheduled to be completed by December 10, when the international “Troika”, consisting of US, EU and Russian mediators, submit a report to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
Ceku has said before that he supports the idea of Kosovo declaring its own independence, if international efforts fail to deliver it by the end of this year.
Serbian and Kosovo Albanian leaders have given undertakings to the “Troika” to “refrain from provocative words and actions”, and Belgrade may interpret Ceku’s latest warning about taking unilateral steps as violating that commitment.
Kosovo has been administered by the UN since 1999 when NATO bombing forced the Serbian authorities to withdraw from the territory.
To keep its reform policy credible for investors, the government must find common ground with the IMF and look for a new arrangement, experts say.