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Kosovo Liberation Army (old)

group name

Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA); also known as Ushtria Clirimtare E Kosoves (UCK).


The group operated mainly in Kosovo, as well as in parts of Albania and Macedonia. Former members operated in villages along the border with Macedonia following the group's disbandment in 1999.

stated purpose

The ethnic Albanian KLA fought for an independent Kosovo, though some extremists also wanted to break off part of Macedonia and form a Greater Albania. The group eventually modified its publicly stated aims,...

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