De Hoop Scheffer and other members of NATO's senior decision-making body, the North Atlantic Council, reviewed security in Kosovo today.
The visit comes as the Security Council is expected on April 3 to start debating the plan for Kosovo's future status that has been proposed by UN envoy Martti Ahtisaari.
Serbian Prime Minister Vojislav Kostunica today said the plan would fail because it was "illegal." Kostunica also said Russia's support in the Security Council will enable Serbia to maintain its "territorial integrity and sovereignty."
Both the Serbs and leaders of Kosovo's ethnic Albanian majority say Ahtisaari's proposal could lead to Kosovo's independence from Serbia -- an outcome rejected by Serbia but supported by the ethnic Albanians.