Today, as 22 years ago, Serbian paramilitary and military forces have withdrawn from Kosovo. This day marks the end of the Serbian occupation of Kosovo. The signing of the agreement on the capitulation of the Serbian army took place on June 9, 1999 in Kumanovo.
The agreement was signed by the first KFOR commander in Kosovo, Michael Jackson, and former Serbian Army Chief of Staff Nebojsa Pavkovic, charged in The Hague with war crimes and genocide in Kosovo.
The agreement stated:
All persons and organizations with military capabilities, including the regular army and navy, armed civilians, paramilitaries, air force, national guard, border police, reservists, military police, intelligence services, MUP, should leave Kosovo. local police, special, anti-rebel, anti-terrorist and any group so designated by KFOR.
An air safety zone was assigned 25 kilometers beyond the border of Kosovo, while at the point
An area 5 kilometers beyond the border with the FRY was designated that did not dare to deploy heavy weapons and the army, except border guards.