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Photo: Death of Kosovo President Ibrahim Rugova


Washington, DC
January 21, 2006

Kosovo Albanians light candles infront of the theatre in Kosovo's capital Pristina Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006. Rugova who had been suffering from lung cancer, died Saturday, according to officials. Rugova had been at the forefront of ethnic Albanian demand for independence from Serbia since the early 1990s.  AP/WWP

01/21/2006 -- Remarks by Secretary Rice: Death of Kosovo President Ibrahim Rugova

Kosovo Albanians light candles infront of the theatre in Kosovos capital Pristina Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006. [ AP/WWP]


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