Although Kosovo is majority Muslim, recognition has been slow among the Islamic countries with only Afghanistan to have completed the process so far. Malaysia, Qatar and Saudi Arabia have indicated that they are working towards the same goal. Recognition by the 57 members of the Organization of Islamic Conference is crucial if Kosovo is to achieve its stated goal of securing the support of 97 UN members – half of the total – by September.
- Italy appoints Ambassador to Kosovo
- Samoa recognizes independent Kosovo