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EU's Ashton sees 'brave' Kosovo deal as breakthrough

The EU's foreign policy chief has praised the "brave" leaders of Serbia and Kosovo for reaching a landmark deal to normalise ties.

"I wasn't sure we would get a deal until the moment the two prime ministers initialled it," Cathy Ashton said. "I really didn't know."

Baroness Ashton mediated 10 rounds of talks between Serbia's Ivica Dacic and Hashim Thaci of Kosovo.

The BBC's Chris Morris asked her how significant the agreement was.

  • 24 Apr 2013
  • From the section Europe