SOFIA, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Bulgaria is concerned with the developments in
the northern part of Kosovo and urged the local Serb leaders to use their
influence and avoid further growing of tension, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry
declared Monday in a statement.
The Foreign Ministry said that the methods and means including explosives,
firearms and instigation to extremist actions used by the participants in the
unrest can in no way benefit the Serb population in Kosovo.
The statement urged for making every effort to keep peace and security in
Kosovo in compliance with the commitment of Belgrade and Pristina to restrain
from actions and statements which could jeopardize the stability in Kosovo and
Bulgaria also voiced its conviction that the police forces of the United
Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)and the Kosovo Force
(KFOR) will restore and keep the security everywhere in Kosovo in line with the
mandate given to them by Resolution 1244 of the UN Security