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The United Kingdom: Kosovo's strongest supporter in Europe

Ker-Lindsay, James (2019) The United Kingdom: Kosovo's strongest supporter in Europe. In: Armakolas, Ioannis and Ker-Lindsay, James, (eds.) The Politics of Recognition and Engagement: EU Member State Relations with Kosovo. New perspectives on South-East Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, pp. 41-60. ISBN 9783030179441

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The United Kingdom was at the forefront of efforts to support Kosovo’s quest for independence. As well as being one of the first countries to recognize Kosovo, in 2008, it also led efforts to secure Kosovo’s acceptance on the international stage. However, while it still remains committed to an independent Kosovo, its lobbying efforts have declined in recent years. This has been due to growing frustration over the pace of recognitions, conce

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Divisions: LSEE - Research on South Eastern Europe
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
D History General and Old World > DR Balkan Peninsula
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2019 13:06
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:10

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