Skip to comments.EU 'Can't Accept' Serbia's World Court Move (France upset about Serbs want to keep Kosovo)
Posted on 08/28/2008 11:03:44 AM PDT by kronos77
28 August 2008 Belgrade _ The French Foreign Minister says Serbia has a right to seek a world court ruling on the legality of Kosovo’s independence but warned the EU would not fully accept it.
In a statement to Serbia’s state news agency Tanjug in Paris, Bernard Kouchner warned that “if eventually the International Court of Justice will consider the case, something I am not certain about, it would have to take into account all relevant elements.”
“Do not forget that are international agreements, the United Nations and international community stand (on the issue)… The court will take all of that into consideration. We did not make up Kosovo’s independence,” Kouchner said at the sidelines of the French envoys’ gathering.
Asked if France was considering any reaction to Serbia’s bid to get UN member states on side for a world court ruling, Kouchner argued that “just like the whole world, they (Serbia) have the right to seek an opinion.”
But he warned, “We have said that Serbia cannot ask Europe if it can join it and at the same time ask from Europe to entirely agree with the request.”
"They asked the UN General Assembly, we will see what will happen, what the answer will be,” he said, adding that “that does not change our position” regarding Kosovo.
Despite similar warnings and Belgrade’s own view that any ruling will only carry moral weight, Belgrade has launched a diplomatic offensive to get support within the UN for its draft resolution seeking the International Court of Justice’s opinion on whether Pristina’s February move to secede form Belgrade was in line with international law. Read more: http://balkaninsight.com/en/main/news/12398
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What does the Kremlin have to say about this? Can you pop down the hall?
He has no morals. And I am not using the qualification murderer lightly. In an interview, Kouchner admitted performing euthanasia on wounded in Indochina who were Bhudists. Bhudists do not approve of euthanasia. Kouchner's actions were homicide.
“What does the Kremlin have to say about this? “
“..Serbia has a right to seek a world court ruling on the legality of Kosovos independence..”
Sheesh, what world court? If there is one, it has already put on its kneepads in anticipation of Muslim demands.
Tell it to someone who cares. After you and your buds started spewing Putin propaganda on FR, I really don’t care any longer if you lose Kosovo or not.
That’s good, because Chechnya doesn’t work.
Me, neither. They chose the wrong side. Tough luck.
What "wounded in Indochina"? Was he a medic in the French-Indochina War or something?
Kosovo has left Serbia for good. Deal with it.
There are about 65,000 Ossetians living in South Ossetia and 500,000 Ossetians living in North Ossetia - which is part of Russia.
Apparently the North Ossetians have absolutely no desire for independent nationhood at all - while the five or six villages of Ossetians living in Georgia went magically on fire for self-determination the moment Russian troops strolled in.
It is truly reassuring to know that the "validity" of the "World Court" is subject to acceptance (or rejection) by the remaining world nations.
Any nutcase group anywhere can set up a "World Court".
Bottom line, as always, is... how many military divisions does that court have?
Herr Hitler, is that you?
Look here - I am not supporting Putin’s actions in dismembering Georgia in the slightest. Russia must get out of Georgia and preserve Georgian territorial integrity as it existed before the invasion.
That being said, the USA and EU had no business creating a new muslim country out of Serbia either - I have always been against providing ammunition to the jihadists - be they in Europe/Russia/China/Israel/Lebanon/India/Phipplipines/elsewhere.
Serbian nationalists like Milan Nedic and Chetnik leader Kosta Pecanac were close buddies of Adolf Hitler and would have been quite opposed to the loss of Kosovo from "Greater Serbia."
Hitler was also a fan of nationalists who enslave and attempt to liquidate ethnic minorities.
So your pro-Milosevic, Nedic-style views are the Hitlerian ones on this forum.
Nice attempt at redirection, but it failed, my Putin-fellating friend.
What Putin propaganda specifically? I hope that you realize what you don't know about Kosovo can kill you --- and a lot of other people.
Sooner or later, Kosovo will have to be "put down", along with all other Taliban and alQaeda terrorist sponsor states...
The choice was simple: sit back and watch the decade's second Balkan genocide, or split the two combatants up.
There's been a lot of whining and complaining since, but no new Srebrenicas.
If the Serbian regime had behaved decently in the first place, there would have been no need for intervention.
They've been busy rationalizing what Russia has done. I used to be quite sympathetic to the Serbs. No longer. Apparently, what was done to them over Kosovo is A-OK when the same thing is done by Russia to Georgia, because it's their pimp daddy Russia doing the screwing.
No. All I said was:
“Russia is doing just a thing US did to Serbs”