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Serbia, Kosovo presidents broach border changes for historic deal
Balkan leaders seek to calm fears that plan could reignite ethnic violence.
- Andrew Gray
ALPBACH — The presidents of Serbia and Kosovo made clear on Saturday they are considering border changes to reach a historic peace settlement and called on the European Union to provide crucial…
The declarations by Serbia’s Aleksandar Vučić and Kosovo’s Hashim Thaçi at a panel discussion in Austria place the EU in a difficult position.
EU leaders have long opposed such changes on the basis that they could lead to demands for other borders to be redrawn in the Balkans, possibly reigniting the ethnic violence of the wars of the…