TitleLetter dated 2001/07/17 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council
Letter, 17 July 2001, from the Secretary-General
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KOS Transmits monthly report on the international security presence in Kosovo, covering the period 1-31 May 2001. States that the main activities of Kosovo Force during the month of May related to the return of the forces of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to the last remaining sector of the Ground Safety Zone (GSZ), reinforcement of its presence along the border with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, anti-smuggling and prevention of criminal and illegal border activities and dealing with residual protests against the excise and sales tax collection policy of the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo. The number of refugees making their way into Kosovo in May was 19,282 of which, 10,987 came from the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and 8,295 from the Presevo Valley. 1300 refugees had returned to the Presevo Valley by the end of May.