Clinton pays visit to support Kosovo

Says U.S. backs independence

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“We need to persuade and keep the pressure on the Serbs to recognize the inevitable,” retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark, the NATO commander in that operation, said in an interview. “Their treatment of Kosovo as a province of Serbia was unconscionable. They forced this separation, and it’s for the best for both groups.”

“I think It’s very important for the United States to follow through and show long-term consistency of purpose and resolve,” he added. “And that’s what Hillary’s visit to the region has shown.”

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Ben Birnbaum

Ben Birnbaum is a reporter covering foreign affairs for The Washington Times. Prior to joining The Times, Birnbaum worked as a reporter-researcher at the New Republic. A Boston-area native, he graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University with a degree in government and psychology. He won multiple collegiate journalism awards for his articles and columns in the Cornell Daily Sun.

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