Ethnic Albanians gather in the main square of Pristina, the capital of Kosovo, to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia. The U.S. is among the more than 50 countries that have recognized Kosovo's sovereignty. Serbia continues its diplomatic efforts to maintain a claim over Kosovo, considered by Serbs to be the cradle of their Orthodox Christian religion.
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