Kosovan independence referendum, 1991
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An independence referendum was held in the Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija between 26 and 30 September 1991. The Assembly of Kosovo had declared the Republic of Kosova a sovereign and independent state on 22 September 1991. Over 99% of voters voted in favour of independence, with a turnout of 87%. The referendum was boycotted by Serbs living in the region, who comprised around 10% of the population.
In order to pass, the referendum required a turnout of at least 66.7% and at least half of those voting in favour.
|Source: Direct Democracy|
- Kosovo (Yugoslavia), 30 September 1991: Independence Direct Democracy (German)
- Report Albanian.com
- Official text of recognition Republic of Albania Council of Ministers