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Serbia: Vucic sets conditions for resumption of dialogue with Kosovo

According to media reports in Serbia, official Belgrade has four requirements that must be met to resume dialogue in Brussels with Kosovo. Novosti reports that the positions of Serbian President Aleksandar Vuiqi., According to the media, derive from the agreements reached in Brussels. The first request is to form the Union of Serbian Municipalities, the…

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Borrell: European Union calls for immediate de-escalation in northern Kosovo

“The European Union calls for an immediate de-escalation in northern Kosovo. “Any provocation or unilateral action should be avoided as they would go directly against the interests of the people of the region,” said in a statement EU High Representative Josep Borrell on the situation in northern Kosovo. We call on the leadership in Belgrade…

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Kosovo: Car license plates a new confrontation area

Today, the Kosovo government decided that no car with Serbian license plates will be allowed to circulate in Kosovo. Upon entering Kosovo, car owners must affix temporary Kosovo license plates, as required by Kosovo citizens with license plates when entering Serbian territory. The decision on license plates for vehicles entering Kosovo from Serbia, signed by…

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Blic: Vucic proposed a solution to the crisis in northern Kosovo, but the Albanians refused

Today, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic proposed a solution to reach a compromise on the new situation at the administrative crossings between northern Kosovo and central Serbia, but the Albanian side rejected the proposal, according to a report in Blic. On this occasion, the Serbian president will address the citizens within a few hours, reported Blic,…

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The withdrawal of Afghans from Kosovo begins

On Thursday, 117 Afghan citizens, who had fled to Kosovo a few days ago, departed from Pristina International Airport “Adem Jashari”. The destination of the first group was the United Kingdom, where they arrived late Thursday afternoon, according to a tweet from the UK Office for Foreign Affairs, Commonwealth and Development. 117 NATO NATO personnel…

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G2G Northern Macedonia – Kosovo

The Government of the Republic of Northern Macedonia, headed by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, today receives the Government of the Republic of Kosovo, which arrived in Skopje today in full composition, led by Prime Minister Albin Kurti, on the occasion of the joint intergovernmental meeting with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev received his counterpart Albin Kurti…

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Kosovo: Meeting Kurti – Lajčák

The EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue met today with the Prime Minister of Kosovo. The meeting with Miroslav Lajčák was held behind closed doors, but Kurti gave the details of the meeting through a press release. The progress of the dialogue process in Brussels between Kosovo and Serbia, as well as the next…

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Kosovo: Salih Mustafa’s war crimes trial begins in The Hague

The trial of the former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army, Salih Mustafa, begins today. The trial is the first by the Special Chambers of the Hague Tribunal. The session is expected to start at 09:30 (local time) and is expected to last until 17:30, according to the published calendar of the Specialized Chambers. The…

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Kosovo: European Union deploys Election Observation Mission

In response to an invitation from the President of Kosovo, the European Union (EU) has decided to establish an EU Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to observe the local elections scheduled for 17 October 2021. Josep Borrell, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, has…

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Kosovo: Contact Kurti-Blinken

Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti spoke by telephone with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken about Kosovo’s assistance in protecting Afghans evacuated from Afghanistan since the Taliban invaded the country. “Kosovo has the honor to provide a safe environment for Afghan citizens on the move. “Our alliance with the United States is unwavering and our…

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The US Embassy calls on the citizens of Kosovo to be vaccinated

The US Embassy in Pristina called on Kosovo citizens to be vaccinated against the coronavirus and confirmed that the US will donate over 700,000 doses of vaccines to Kosovo through the COVAX mechanism. The US Embassy in a statement posted on Facebook said that the gift from the American people is the largest single donation…

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Kosovo agrees to temporarily shelter Afghan refugees

Kosovo has agreed to temporarily shelter Afghan refugees fleeing the country for fear of Taliban retaliation. Kosovo President Vjosa Osmani in a Facebook post on Sunday said that since mid-July, Kosovo has expressed its readiness to do its part to receive Afghan citizens, at the request of US President Joe Biden. “We know very well…

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Today is a day of mourning for Kosovo

The President of Kosovo Vjosa Osmani has decided that Monday, July 26, 2021 to be declared a day of mourning in honor of the citizens of Kosovo who lost their lives in a car accident in Croatia. Due to this tragic event, Osmani interrupted her visit to Japan and today she will travel to Kosovo,…

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Kosovo is aging and a change in family policy is needed

The population in Kosovo is aging and young people are increasingly seeing the country as unsuitable for starting a family. As the birth rate has also dropped, the country’s institutions have been called upon to change policies and focus more on the family to overcome this issue. Visare Mujku-Nimani, an official of the United Nations…

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Kosovo: Kurti called for country recognition, co-operation and EU membership

The Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin Kurti, who attended the second day of the 25th roundtable organized by The Economist in cooperation with the Greek Government, said that the recognition of Kosovo, cooperation in the region and EU membership is the right way forward for long-term peace, stability and security. In the discussion panel on…

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Kosovo and Serbia discuss implementation of agreements in Brussels

The chief negotiators of Kosovo and Serbia held their first meeting since the resumption of dialogue between the two countries last month. The talks focused on a review of the implementation of more than 30 agreements signed since the start of the dialogue in 2011. On Wednesday, the two teams met in Brussels, following separate…

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BiH: Kosovo adopts Resolution on Srebrenica, reactions in BiH

Kosovo Assembly deputies adopted a resolution Wednesday condemning the Srebrenica genocide against the Bosniak population and all other human rights violations. Most Bosnian officials welcomed the move by the Kosovo Assembly. “The truth about the Srebrenica genocide was decided by the international tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and everyone in the world and the region…

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Kosovo: NATO Secretary General concludes visit to Pristina

On July 1strr In 2021, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg traveled to the NATO-led Kosovo Force (KFOR), where he met with KFOR Commander Major General Franco Federici, personnel from 27 contributing nations nations (including the Allies and NATO partners) and Brigadier General Prime Minister and NATO Liaison Team Jörg Ruter. “The fact that we are so…