UNMIK turns down donation from Kosovar shadow state

PRISTINA, Jan 11, 2000 -- (RFE/RL) U.N. officials in Kosova rejected an offer by moderate politician Bujar Bukoshi to donate just over $5 million for Albanian-language education in the province, Danas reported on December 10. The money comes from the funds of the shadow-state government, of which Bukoshi is prime minister. Kosovo's moderate politicians, including Bukoshi, lost political ground in the course of 1999 to the more militant nationalists of the Kosova Liberation Army and have sought to regain influence.

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