Kosovo–Slovenia relations

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Kosovo–Slovenian relations
Map indicating locations of Kosovo and Slovenia



Kosovo–Slovenian relations are foreign relations between the Kosovo[a] and Slovenia. Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia on 17 February 2008 and Slovenia recognised it on 5 March 2008.[1] The diplomatic relations were established on 8 April 2008. Slovenia has had an embassy in Pristina since 15 May 2008.[2] The first ambassador of Kosovo in Slovenia has been Anton Berisha, who handed his credentials to the President of Slovenia in January 2010.


Slovenia currently has 383 troops serving in Kosovo as peacekeepers in the NATO led Kosovo Force.[3]

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a. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Serbia and the 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 108 out of 193 United Nations member states.


  1. ^ "Slovenia Recognizes Kosovo". Slovenian Press Agency. 2008-03-05. Retrieved 2008-03-05. 
  2. ^ "Republic of Slovenia opens Embassy in Kosovo" president-ksgov.net 15 May 2008 Link accessed 16/05/08 (Albanian)
  3. ^ "Kosovo Force (KFOR)" www.nato.int Link accessed 21-07-09