Talks on the future of the breakaway Serbian province of Kosovo have ended in the Austrian capital Vienna with both sides pledging their commitment to the process. Serb and Kosovan representatives met separately with a troika of mediators from Russia, the US and the EU.
A general mood of pessimism has surrounded the Vienna talks, but the EU envoy said the atmosphere had been constructive. He said both sides had pledged not to make statements or carry out acts that might be considered provocative and could jeopardize the troika process.
The Russian mediator said there had been no breakthrough, but none had been expected. Talks are set to resume in New York in September.