The parents of the first Kosovo refugee baby born in Britain since the Nato bombing campaign against Yugoslavia said yesterday they had named their son after Tony Blair. Toni Bislimi was delivered at a Glasgow maternity hospital on Monday, a week after his parents, Sanije and Enver Bislimi, and his brother and two sisters arrived from a Macedonian refugee camp. Asked why they named their child after the British leader, Mr Bislimi said, "I am just so thankful to this country."
Pope John Paul and the German Chancellor, Gerhard Schroder, discussed the conflict in the Balkans yesterday and the need for a "just and honourable" solution to the crisis.
Ukraine's Foreign Minister, Borys Tarasiuk, left for Brussels yesterday to meet Nato secretary-general, Javier Solana, to discuss Ukrainian initiatives to end the Kosovo crisis.Reuse content