Many are hopeful that new Prime Minister Agim Ceku will be a man of integrity and honor to lead Kosova on its next steps, whatever they might be. This week both the
Kosovo's new PM has said he expects the territory to become fully independent of
Mr Ceku said on Friday that he wanted negotiations to lead to a democratic and tolerant Kosovo. "The creation of the state of Kosovo is the will of its people and this government," he said. Mr Ceku was sworn in as prime minister following the resignation last week of his predecessor, Bajram Kosumi, who lost his party's support in a reshuffle. In his first speech as leader, Mr Ceku pledged to protect the rights of Kosovo's minority Serb community.
Switching from the Albanian language to Serbian, he said the Serbs "do have and will have a future in democratic Kosovo" and urged them to take part in political life. Mr Ceku is an ethnic Albanian commander whose soldiering career started in the army of the former
Earlier on Friday, the Serbian foreign minister said his country could never accept a fully independent Kosovo. Mr Draskovic told the BBC that the result would be a humiliation for Serbia, dangerous for the region and the whole of