Derry~Londonderry/Belfast?Prof O’Malley Successfully brought to the table representatives of all sides to the their respective conflicts in the cities. They established the FCT, drew up and signed the CALL to ACTION and agreed to meet the following year in Mitrovica.?Three days the discussions were intense and the result was agreement to establish the FCT. At one plenary, Mitrovica mayor Rexhepi looked across the table at his counterpart and said, ” I have come 7000 miles to cross the river Ibar!” Imagine our surprise when the two parts of Mitrovica came together & announced that they would like to host the first conference in 2010 as a single city. This was announced in the presence of the kosovar minister of local government, Sadri Ferati, and then Serbian state secretary for Kosovo Affairs, Oliver Ivanovic.

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