Text of report in English by Belgrade-based Radio B92 text website on 27 April
Istok, 27 April: The first group of Serbian returnees has been accommodated at the refugee centre in the Ljug community in Istok. They will be staying at the centre until their homes are renovated.
A group of 11 family heads, after obstruction by the local Albanian government, visited Gorioc monastery, and expressed their wish to stay in Kosovo and begin reconstruction of their homes in accordance with the return project approved by UNMIK [UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo], says a statement from the Coordination Centre for Kosovo-Metohija.
The Red Cross and the Coordination Centre for Kosovo-Metohija have supplied the centre in Ljug with food and personal hygiene supplies, as well as a makeshift outdoor bathroom and basic household utilities.
The reconstruction of 50 Serbian homes is planned in Istok and will be implemented according to a plan signed in February by the Serbian returnees and the German construction firm THW.
Source: Radio B92 text website, Belgrade, in English 0859 gmt 27 Apr 06