This is a bummer, though I can understand. The ITU is the organization responsible for establishing “country codes” for telephone numbers. Every country has a “country code” which is the prefex you add if you’re calling someone in, say
Express reports in its leading front-page story that the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has turned down UNMIK’s request for a telephone code for Kosovo. The paper says that according to the ITU, the only possibility to get a code for Kosovo is to reach an agreement with
Reliable sources in UNMIK told the newspaper that a senior ITU official had informed the SRSG on 9 September that despite all the efforts he couldn’t get the consensus of all ITU countries to designate a special code for Kosovo.