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KLA Declares Unilateral Ceasefire In Kosovo

June 9, 1999
Statement by the Provisional Government of Kosova

After analyzing the current political situation and the security issues in Kosova, and in order to assist in the establishment of peace and in support of the peace initiatives of the international community, the Provisional Government of Kosova, the Ministry of Defense of Kosova, and the Command of the General Staff of the Kosova Liberation Army,

Decides:

We proclaim a unlateral ceasefire in the entire territory of Kosova. However we reserve the right to defend ourselves and the civilian population in case of attack by hostile Serb units.

The unilateral ceasefire will become effective for the Kosova Liberation Army at the moment that the Serbian Army, Serb Police units and any other armed Serb forces cease all their military actions against the Kosova Liberation Army, the civilian population and begins to withdraw from the territory of Kosova in accordance with the Agreement signed with NATO.

The Provisional Government of Kosova, will respect all national minorities that live in the territory of Kosova without discrimination and in accordance with all the international conventions on minority rights.

The Provisional Government of Kosova, will continue to be a reliable partner and to cooperate with any and all the relevant military and political international institutions.

The Provisional Government of Kosova expresses its consideration for the contribution of the international community, and in this context, we thank especially the United States of America, the NATO, its Supreme Command and its effective for the support they have given to the people of Kosova and its just war for Freedom, Peace, and Prosperity.


Hashim Thaçi

Prime Minister of the Provisional Government of Kosova

ENDS

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