The period covered by this report saw dramatic political changes in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. President Slobodan Milosevic was ousted by a peaceful popular uprising after 13 years in power.
Although he was at first not willing to accept the results of the September 24 elections, Milosevic was ultimately forced by popular pressure to step down. The newly elected President Kostunica established an interim government. He reinstalled diplomatic relations with several western countries and his neighbours. The FRY was admitted to the UN and the OSCE. Reforms of the judiciary are underway in the Republics of Serbia and Montenegro. The UN is transferring greater power to the people of Kosovo and the province is on its way to greater self-rule.
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