"Kosovo's parliament has voted to form a negotiating team to try to resolve the country's conflict with Serbia, at the same time as tensions between the countries grow."
"the Relationship between the countries has been strained since 2008. Then proclaimed itself the Kosovo independence from Serbia, with support from several western countries."
"several years Ago is an ongoing EU-facilitated dialogue to resolve the countries' remaining conflicts, but it has not led to much progress. The EU has demanded that Serbia should normalize its relationship with Kosovo to be accepted as a member of the union."
"The majority of opposition mps boycotted the vote on whether to approve a negotiating team."
"the president of Kosovo Hashim Thaci announced in the summer that he wanted to find a solution with Belgrade on change of borders between countries. Both countries ' presidents has previously spoken out in favour of drawing a new border, based on where they live, most serbs, respectively, of the albanians."
"the european Parliament in the northeastern indian Kosovo voted Friday for the country to form their own army. The vote was conducted one week after the Serbian prime minister said that such a decision could cause a military intervention from Belgrade."
"With the decision of a private army claims to Kosovo as the sovereign state, which Serbia sees as a provocation."