Tuesday, June 8, 1999 Published at 16:50 GMT 17:50 UK
Analysis: Breaking the stalemate
Robin Cook (far left) called on Belgrade to cooperate "without conditions"
By Diplomatic Correspondent Barnaby Mason
UK Foreign Secretary Robin Cook said the G8 agreement ended the game President Milosevic had been trying to play: to re-negotiate in the Security Council the terms of the peace settlement he had accepted last week.
Chain of command
The precise relationship between Nato and the proposed Russian forces is to be decided in separate negotiations.
The resolution authorises UN member states and relevant international organisations to establish an international security presence with all necessary means to carry out its responsibilities.
These include enforcing a ceasefire, ensuring the withdrawal of Serb forces from Kosovo, demilitarising the guerrillas of the KLA and ensuring the safe return of refugees to their homes.
The draft invokes Chapter VII of the UN Charter, which provides for action to enforce the resolution.
According to the draft, the UN Secretary-General will appoint a Special Representative to supervise an international civil presence: he will co-ordinate closely with the military force but is not given powers over it.
This in effect means that the military command - essentially Nato - will be independent of the UN.
The civil authority will promote substantial autonomy and self-government for Kosovo, including organising elections, and facilitate a political process to determine the territory's future status. But there is no reference to self-determination.
The UN will also be responsible for policing and setting up local police forces.
The resolution does not specify the sequence of events in securing peace in Kosovo, but Mr Cook has made clear what the intention is: