In order to move forward toward solving the Kosovo crisis,
an agreement should be reached on the following principles:
1. Imminent and verifiable end to violence and repression of Kosovo.
2. Verifiable withdrawal from Kosovo of military, police and paramilitary
forces according to a quick timetable.
3. Deployment in Kosovo, under U.N. auspicies, of efficient international
civilian and security presences which would act as can be decided
according to Chapter 7 of the U.N. Charter and be capable of guaranteeing
fulfillment of joint goals.
4. International security presence, with an essential NATO participation,
must be deployed under a unified control and command and authorized
to secure safe environment for all the residents in Kosovo and enable
the safe return of the displaced persons and refugees to their homes.
5. Establishment of an interim administration for Kosovo ... which
the U.N. Security Council will decide and under which the people of
Kosovo will enjoy substantial autonomy within the Federal Republic
of Yugoslavia . The interim administration (will) secure transitional
authority during the time (for the) interim democratic and self-governing
institutions, (establish) conditions for peaceful and normal life
of all citizens of Kosovo.
6. After the withdrawal, an agreed number of Serb personnel will
be allowed to return to perform the following duties: liaison with
the international civilian mission and international security presence,
marking mine fields, maintaining a presence at places of Serb heritage,
maintaining a presence at key border crossings.
7. Safe and free return of all refugees and the displaced under the
supervision of UNHCR and undisturbed access for humanitarian organizations
8. Political process directed at reaching interim political agreement
which would secure essential autonomy for Kosovo, with full taking
into consideration of the Rambouillet agreement, the principles of
sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
and other states in the region as well as demilitarization of the
Kosovo Liberation Army. The talks between the sides about the solution
should not delay or disrupt establishment of the democratic self-governing
9. General approach to the economic development of the crisis region.
That would include carrying out a pact of stability for southeastern
Europe, wide international participation in order to advance democracy
and economic prosperity, and stability and regional cooperation.
10. The end of military activities will depend on acceptance of the
listed principles and simultaneous agreement with other previously
identified elements which are identified in the footnote below. Then
a military-technical agreement will be agreed which will among other
things specify additional modalities, including the role and function
of the Yugoslav, i.e. Serb, personnel in Kosovo.
11. The process of withdrawal includes a phased, detailed timetable
and the marking of a buffer zone in Serbia behind which the troops
12. The returning personnel: The equipment of the returning personnel,
the range of their functional responsibilities, the timetable for
their return, determination of the geographic zones of their activity,
the rules guiding their relations with the international security
presence and the international civilian mission.