Kosovo and Metohija is an autonomous province throughout the Republic of Serbia, and on the premise of United Nations Safety Council Decision 1244 of June 10, 1999, it’s beneath the provisional civil and navy administration of the United Nations.
The state of Serbia, although the momentary establishments of self-government in Pristina unilaterally, opposite to the essential rules of worldwide legislation, declared independence on February 17, 2008, is waging a peaceable, diplomatic and authorized wrestle to protect Kosovo and Metohija.
Negotiations between Belgrade and Pristina on matters of significance for the lives of Serbs and the remainder of the non-Albanian inhabitants in Kosovo and Metohija started in March 2011 in Brussels, with the mediation of the European Union. The mediator within the dialogue was first the EU Excessive Consultant for International Affairs and Safety Coverage Catherine Ashton, after which Federica Mogherini, who performs the identical perform.
The dialogue was raised to the political stage in 2012, with the participation of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia and the Prime Minister of the Provisional Establishments of Self-Authorities in Kosovo.