Luxembourg recognizes Kosovo

Other News Materials 21 February 2008 22:20 (UTC +04:00)

( dpa ) - Luxembourg on Thursday recognized the independence of Kosovo from Serbia, the Luxembourg government announced.

Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn told his country's parliament that if the European Union considered the Kosovo status quo unsustainable and sought to undertake special responsibility in the Balkans, then "we have to act."

The parliament supported the government decision unanimously.