|Yugoslavia was formed in 1919
by the unification of Serbia, Montenegro and the South-Slavic parts of
and Bosnia-Herzegovina seceded from Yugoslavia
in 1991. Macedonia seceded in 1993.
In 2003, Yugoslavia was reconstituted as Serbia and Montenegro. The country
was a confederal parliamentary democratic republic with two constituent states:
the Republic of Serbia (Republika Srbije) and the Republic of Montenegro (Republika
Crna Gora), hence the international Oval SCG (Srbija i Crna Gora).
Montenegro voted for independence from Serbia in May
The Serbian province of Kosovo has been governed by
the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)
since 1999 under the authority of UN Security Council Resolution 1244. It
declared itself independent in February 2008. It's independence is not recognized
by Serbia and many other countries.