Argumentation gegen die Unabhängigkeit des Kosovo

Das Kosovo gewinnt auf seinem Weg zur Unabhängigkeit an Fahrt: Die Führer der Kosovo-Albaner, Hashim Thaci und Agim Ceku, drohen damit, jederzeit einseitig ihre Unabhängigkeit zu erklären. Zweifellos wird Serbien dies mit der Unterstützung Russlands unter Wladimir Putin ablehnen.

Ein Großteil der Welt scheint zu denken, dass Serbiens Rolle im Balkankrieg in den 90er Jahren das Land ins Unrecht setze und dass die Angelegenheit damit erledigt sei. Doch spricht auch einiges für den serbischen Standpunkt, und viele andere Länder mit ethnischen Minderheiten, die sich in einem Gebiet konzentrieren, haben allen Grund angesichts des Präzedenzfalles, den eine Anerkennung der Unabhängigkeit des Kosovo setzen würde, unruhig zu werden.

Man bedenke zunächst, dass das Kosovo das historische Herz und die religiöse Seele Serbiens darstellt. Hunderte von serbisch-orthodoxen Kirchen, Klöstern und Heiligtümern im Kosovo bezeugen dies.

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