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UN's Kosovo Administrator Expects Successor

Soren Jessen-Petersen in Pristina on June 12 (epa) June 13, 2006 -- The UN administrator for Kosovo says a successor will be appointed as talks on the future status of the Serbian province continue over the coming months.

Soren Jessen-Petersen was speaking at NATO headquarters in Brussels a day after he announced that he would be resigning at the end of the month for personal reasons.

NATO Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer said the alliance's 17,000-strong KFOR peacekeeping force would remain in place over the negotiating period.


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