Slobodan Milosevic Street? Not likely, warns Kosovo government

March 9, 2015 4:13 PM

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Slobodan Milosevic Street? Not likely, warns Kosovo government

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Kosovo's government warned ethnic Serbs on Monday not to follow through on a decision to name a street after late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic, whose crackdown in the former Serbian province triggered war with NATO in 1999.

An estimated 10,000 ethnic Albanians were killed in Kosovo and almost 1 million were put to flight during a brutal counter-insurgency war waged by forces under Milosevic in 1998-99, before NATO intervened with 78 days of air strikes and Kosovo embarked on a path to independence in 2008.

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