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UPDATED: 07:53, March 17, 2006
About 600 German troops deploy in Kosovo for exercises
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About 600 German troops, as part of NATO's peacekeeping force, started deploying in Kosovo on Thursday for regular exercises.

"It's an exercise in supporting troops on the ground in patrolling and manning checkpoints," said a spokesman for the German contingent of the NATO peace force in Kosovo.

The German troops will stay until May when troops from another country come to replace them, NATO said in a statement.

The German military personnel are being deployed to "ensure that NATO reserve forces are prepared to respond to any crisis in the Balkans," the statement said.

The Serbian province of Kosovo has been under UN administration ever since the end of Kosovo war in 1999.

Under the UN auspices, Pristina and Belgrade are currently negotiating a deal on the lasting status of Kosovo. The next round of talks was scheduled for March 17.

Source: Xinhua


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