This is a bibliography of specific resource documents that reflect the history of relations between the United States and Kosovo. It shows the United States Government’s early commitment and support for Kosovo’s path to its independence in 2008 and beyond.  Among the documents included are the Rambouillet Accords, U.N. Security Council Resolutions, official statements by U.S. Presidents concerning Kosovo and the NATO intervention, the United States’ recognition of Kosovo’s independence, the ICJ Ruling on Kosovo’s independence, and much more.

These resources were brought together in one place in recognition of Kosovo’s 10th Anniversary of Independence, February 17, 2018.

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  1. A — Rambouillet Accords
    B — UN Security Council Resolution 1244 (1999)
    C — NATO’s Intervention in Kosovo
    D — U.S. President’s Executive Orders
    E — President Ahtisaari’s Report on Kosovo’s Future Status
    F — Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence
    G — Kosovo Constitution
    H — ICJ Ruling on Kosovo’s Independence
    I — Agreement on Normalization of Relations between Kosovo and Serbia
    J — U.S. Presidential and VP Visits to Kosovo and their Remarks
    K — U.S. Secretary of State Visits and their Remarks
    L — U.S. Officials Addressing the Assembly of Kosovo
    M — Senator Robert Dole and Rep. Eliot Engel on Kosovo
    N — U.S. Dignitaries’ Private Visits to Kosovo


A.    Rambouillet Accords

B.    UN Security Council Resolution 1244 (1999)          

C.    NATO’s Intervention in Kosovo

D.    U.S. President’s Executive Orders

E.     President Ahtisaari’s Report on Kosovo’s Future Status

F.     Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence

G.    Kosovo Constitution

H.    ICJ Ruling on Kosovo’s Independence

I.      Agreement on Normalization of Relations between Kosovo and Serbia

J.      U.S. Presidential and VP Visits to Kosovo and their Remarks

President Clinton

President Bush

President Obama

Vice President Biden

K.     U.S. Secretary of State Visits and their Remarks

Secretary Clinton

Secretary Kerry

L.     U.S. Officials Addressing the Assembly of Kosovo

Congressman Engel

Vice President Biden

Senator McCain

M.   Senator Robert Dole and Rep. Eliot Engel on Kosovo

N.    U.S. Dignitaries’ Private Visits to Kosovo

President Clinton