Kosovan–Dutch relations are foreign relations between the Republic of Kosovo[a] and the Netherlands. Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia on 17 February 2008 and the Netherlands recognized it on 4 March 2008. The Netherlands has an embassy in Pristina since 27 June 2008, and Kosovo opened an embassy in The Hague in November 2009.
The Netherlands participated in the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, which resulted in a UN administration of Kosovo and then to eventual independence. The Netherlands currently has 7 troops serving in Kosovo as peacekeepers in the NATO led Kosovo Force. Originally there were 3,600 Dutch troops in KFOR.
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|a.||^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Serbia and the self-proclaimed Republic of Kosovo. The latter declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Kosovo's independence has been recognised by 99 out of 193 United Nations member states.|
- "The Netherlands recognises Kosovo" (Press release). Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2008-03-04. Retrieved 2008-03-05.
- "The Netherlands opens embassy in Kosovo" Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 27 June 2008 Link accessed 30/06/08
- "Misionet e Kosovës Jashtë" (in Albanian). Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo. 2009. Retrieved 26 November 2009.
- "Kosovo Force (KFOR)" www.nato.int Link accessed 21-07-09
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