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Hoti contacts Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg had a telephone conversation with Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti on Tuesday. Stoltenberg announced that he welcomed the progress in the EU-facilitated Pristina-Belgrade dialogue in order to conclude a lasting solution. “I spoke with Avdullah Hoti about the importance of KFOR in maintaining security and fighting COVID-19 in Kosovo. in maintaining…

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The situation under control after yesterday’s storm

Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti announced that, despite material damage after yesterday’s floods, the situation throughout the country is under control. Hoti wrote in a Facebook post that all local emergency headquarters are on the ground. “The Kosovo government has taken all necessary measures to help people affected by the floods. … All local emergency…

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The EBRD supports the vital infrastructure in Kosovo

A loan of up to 30m euros from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will provide basic infrastructure services in Kosovo, as the country faces the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The EBRD announced in a statement that the unprecedented crisis has devastated the economy and has had a major impact on public life.…

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Kusari-Lila: For nine signatures needed to convene a meeting to overthrow the Kosovo government

Vetëvendosje MP Mimoza Kusari-Lila said they had so far gathered 31 signatures to convene a session to propose an overthrow of the government. She added that they expect the PDK as an opposition party to support their initiative “There are 31 signatures from LVV, but we need 40 to converge the meeting and 61 to…

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Haradinaj announces plans to run for President

Ramush Haradinaj, leader of the Alliance for the Future of Kosovo (AAK), announced on Wednesday his plan to run for president of Kosovo, but added that he would like to replace Hashim Thaci in office as his five-year term expires. next year. The Hague-based Special Prosecution Office (SPO) has ordered the prosecution of crimes committed…

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Hoti holds video conference with security chiefs

The arrival of the Serbian army in the territory of Kosovo and the concerns expressed by the residents living in the border area of ​​Karaqeva, forced the head of the Kosovo government Avdullah Hoti to hold a teleconference today with all the heads of security institutions in Kosovo. The general situation in the country and…

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Palmer: US Focuses on EU Support for Belgrade-Pristina Facilitated Dialogue

State Department Special Representative for the Western Balkans Matthew Palmer said the United States is focusing on supporting the EU-led dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, which will lead to an agreement between the two sides. During talks on the situation in the Western Balkans, organized by Balkan Insider, Palmer said that “ideally, the agreement between…

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Dark days for businesses

Kosovo’s economy is going through the deepest crisis since the post-war period, in which neither businessmen nor state institutions have faced these problems, although the COVID-19 pandemic is the main source of this crisis. About 5,000 companies are expected to close in Kosovo this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. So far, according…

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Hyseni: I never asked for a meeting with Pompeo

Reports that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo refused to meet with Skender Hyseni in Washington sparked a reaction from the Belgrade-Pristina chief negotiator. Skënder Hyseni, who is currently in the US capital for consultations, issued a statement that he had never requested a meeting with the US Secretary of State, and what is reported…

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Dialogue Coordinator Hyseni goes to the US

Pristina Coordinator for the dialogue with Belgrade, Skënder Hyseni, announced that tomorrow he will travel to Washington, where as he stated he will meet with senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the White House, in order to coordinate the dialogue process with Belgrade. As he said, the United States is fully involved…

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Kosovo-EU signed a Memorandum of Understanding 100 million euros

The European Commission signed the Fifth Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kosovo, paving the way for the first distribution of 50m euros in macro-financial assistance (MFA). The second installment of € 50 million will be disbursed later in 2020 or early 2021. According to a statement from the EU Office in Kosovo, MFA funds are…

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EU: An agreement will be signed only after Kosovo and Serbia resolve all issues

The European Union, in response to the newspaper Kosova Express, clarified that Kosovo and Serbia will not enter into separate or partial agreements, as was the case in previous proceedings in Brussels, according to an article in the newspaper Express. According to the EU, the full agreement will be signed only after an agreement is…

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Strong support is needed for Hoti, according to Isa Mustafa

The leader of the Democratic Alliance of Kosovo (LDK), Isa Mustafa, said in a statement that the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina was entirely political and that he supported the position that there should be no separate agreement other than a comprehensive one that would lead to mutual recognition. . In a Facebook post, Mustafa…

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Reeker: We will support the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue

US Undersecretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Phillip Reeker will meet today in Brussels with EU Special Envoy for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue Miroslav Lajcak. Reeker said dialogue on normalizing relations between Belgrade and Pristina remains a top priority for the United States. “I am happy that the dialogue is back and we will…

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The two-day meeting of the level of Serbian-Kosovo experts will take place in Brussels

Teams of experts in Belgrade and Pristina will meet today and tomorrow in Brussels to continue work on the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina. The Belgrade delegation will be led by the director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Đurić, and Pristina by the newly appointed dialogue coordinator, Skënder Hiseni. Brussels announced that…

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Northern Macedonia: Ahmeti has been summoned to The Hague as a witness for the UK

The Kosovo Special Prosecutor ‘s Office refused to provide information on why DUI leader Ali Ahmeti was summoned to The Hague. Asked by Nezavisen what the reasons were for calling Ali Ahmeti, Chris Bent from the Special Prosecution replied: “The Special Prosecutor’s Office does not provide information for his investigation, so I can neither confirm…

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EU, UK, Germany, Italy and OSCE to adopt principles of judicial control

Kosovo Justice Minister Selim Selimi said on Wednesday that a working group tasked with establishing the principles of judicial control would be supported by the embassies of the EU, Great Britain, Germany, Italy and the EU Office, as well as the Office of the OSCE in Kosovo. Selimi told a news conference Wednesday that the…

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Internal consensus is essential, says Thaçi

Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi said today that it was important and vital for him to ensure an internal dialogue for the resumption of negotiations between Kosovo and Serbia. During a meeting with the President of the Democratic Party of Albania, Lulzim Basha, Thaçi stressed that the issue of consensus was essential, adding that coordination with…