Tadic calls on UN SC to declare secession null and void

TadicNEW YORK, Feb 18 (Tanjug) - Serbian President Boris Tadic requested from the UN Security Council in New York late on Monday to react urgently and annul the unilateral and illegal act of secession of Kosovo from Serbia and said that Serbia would never recognise the independence of Kosovo and give up the fight for its legitimate interests.

Goverment decision on Kosovo-Metohija adopted

The Serbian parliament 18.2.2008 BELGRADE (Tanjug) - The Serbian parliament late on Monday approved the government decision on the annulment of illegal acts of provisional bodies of self-governance in Kosovo-Metohija on the unilateral declaration of independence.

The Serbian government's official web site gives the Prime Minister's speech in full.

Kosovo independence a blow to international law - Moscow Patriarchate

Moscow, February 18, Interfax - Kosovan Albanians need to remember that you cannot build a peaceful and successful life at somebody else's expense, the Russian Orthodox Church said.

FJCR fears tragic consequences of Kosovo independence

Moscow, February 18, Interfax - The Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia (FJCR) predicts "the most tragic consequences" of unilateral declaration of the Kosovo independence.

Moscow Patriarchate representative in Brussels wishes courage, patience to Kosovan Serbs

Moscow, February 18, Interfax - Bishop of Vienna and Austria Hilarion, who represents the Russian Church at European international organizations, has said he hopes the Orthodox residents of Kosovo "to face continuing sufferings with courage and patience."