Mr. Ceku told reporters that he was not proposing a unilateral break with Serbia, but said the declaration would be a prod to the United Nations to rule on Kosovo's ultimate status.
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"This is not a massacre by a group of paramilitaries that did this on this on their own," he said. "This is a massacre that was planned and executed by the state of Serbia."
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