The Kosovar Assembly approved a declaration of independence on 17 February 2008. Over the following days, several countries (the United States, Turkey, Albania, Austria, Germany, Italy, France, the United Kingdom, Republic of China (Taiwan), Australia and others) announced recognition, despite protests by Serbia and others.
The UN Security Council remains divided on the question. Of the five members with veto power, the USA, UK, and France recognized the declaration of independence, but Russia and the People's Republic of China consider it illegal. others) announced recognition, despite protests by Serbia and others.
As of 28 March 2008, no member-country of CIS, CSTO or SCO has recognized Kosovo as independent. The European Union has no official position towards Kosovo's status, but has decided to deploy the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo to ensure a continuation of international civil presence in Kosovo. As of today, most of member-countries of NATO, EU, WEU and OECD have recognized Kosovo as independent. others) announced recognition, despite protests by Serbia and others.
So, our posture is this.....We support the independence of all people, and when all voting members (with a veto) of the UN's Security Council agree, we will list Kosovo as an independent country.