Monday, November 23, 1998 Published at 00:50 GMT
Kosovo blueprint rejected
Kosovo independence fighters continue training
A senior member of the ethnic Albanian leadership in Kosovo has rejected Serbian proposals on the future of the province.
Mr Agani said Kosovar Albanians were only prepared to consider the latest American proposal, which offers an interim period of self-rule and effectively links Kosovo more closely to federal Yugoslavia, while weakening its ties to Serbia.
The discussions were boycotted by the main Albanian parties.
Kosovo is a region of Serbia, which is in turn ruled from Belgrade as part of Yugoslavia. The fight for independence by ethnic Albanians has seen about 200,000 people displaced, according to the United Nations.
The Serbian proposals are:
The BBC correspondent in Kosovo, Jacky Rowland, says the document is unequivocal about keeping the province within Serbia and federal Yugoslavia.
The American plan favoured by the ethnic Albanians has been criticised as unconstitutional by the government in Belgrade.