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Vučić: Personnel withdrawn due to offensive intelligence (Beta, B92, Sputnik)

By   /  21/08/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić said today that it was decided to withdraw embassy staff from FYROM because the competent authorities provided evidence of very offensive intelligence against the bodies and institutions of Serbia. Vučić told reporters in Baric, near Belgrade, that there were several reasons for that decision, but that “competent authorities” had established this […]

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The deadline for registering the election lists expires tomorrow (KIM radio)

By   /  21/08/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Registration of political entities for local elections in Kosovo, to be held on October 22, will expire at midnight tomorrow. The Central Election Commission says that Serbian political subjects have not yet submitted their lists, but it is quite certain that each of them will be participating alone. President of the Serbian List Goran Rakić […]

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Stop Poking the Russian Bear (The National Interest)

By   /  21/08/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Western intrusion into traditional Russian spheres of influence, areas under the sway of Moscow for three centuries or more, represents a highly provocative and destabilizing policy. Note: this article is part of a symposium on U.S.-Russia relations included in the September/October 2017 issue of the National Interest. War between Russia and the West seems nearly […]

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UNMIK between Pristina’s demands and Belgrade’s wishes (Kontakt plus radio)

By   /  21/08/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

The last session of the United Nations Security Council revived the question of the abolition of UNMIK. This request from Pristina was supported by the United States, Great Britain and France, while against were Serbia, Russia and China. Turbulent session of the Security Council once again demonstrated the totally opposed views of Belgrade and Pristina […]

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Đurić: Today we remember all the missing (KIM radio)

By   /  21/08/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija Marko Đurić recalled in a written statement to the press that 19 years ago, journalists Đuro Slavuj and Ranko Perenić disappeared near Orahovac/Rahovec, and the families still do not have any information about their fate, which is ”a big stain” of those who take care of the […]

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“We should ask for EU’s concessions to stop blocking Kosovo” (B92, Blic)

By   /  21/08/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Rasim Ljajic believes that a frozen conflict related to the Kosovo issue does not suit Serbia, and proposes “normalization without recognition” as a solution. The minister of trade, telecommunications, and tourism, who also serves as a deputy PM and is the leader of the SDPS party, is the latest Serbian official to write an op-ed […]

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Entire staff of Serbian embassy withdrawn from Skopje (Serbian media)

By   /  21/08/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

RTS is reporting it received confirmation that the entire staff of the Serbian embassy in Skopje has been withdrawn for urgent consultations in Belgrade. Serbian Ambassador Dusanka Divjak-Tomic and the staff, as stated, arrived last night (Sunday) in Belgrade. A detailed explanation of what is happening will be given during the day today by Minister […]

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Kosovo needs solution, not models (Serbian media)

By   /  18/08/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić said today that although all proposals for resolving the Kosovo issues are welcome, one should bear in mind that a solution is needed and not ideas, such as the “Cyprus model”, which practically would mean maintaining a “frozen conflict”. Commenting on proposals to reduce, and then abolishment of UN mission in […]

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“Athletes from Serbia and Kosovo must stand on same podiums” (B92)

By   /  18/08/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

If our athletes and those from the self-proclaimed state of Kosovo meet on a podium, “they will have to stay there,” says Bozidar Maljkovic. The president of the Olympic Committee of Serbia has taken a firm stance on this, and “will not back down from it even at the price of being sacked. “If the […]

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Dačić: They want to remove Kosovo from the UN agenda (Danas)

By   /  17/08/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

First Deputy Prime Minister Ivica Dačić said that there is no consensus of large countries, primarily Russia and China, to remove the topic of Kosovo from the UN agenda and to abolish the UN mission in Kosovo or to repeal the Resolution 1244. “It is very important for Serbia to keep the topic of Kosovo […]

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Rakić: Reducing the UNMIK mission would be very harmful to Serbs in Kosovo (Blic)

By   /  17/08/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

The President of the Serb List Goran Rakić says that UNMIK is irreplaceable as an impartial arbiter of human rights in Kosovo, and that any further reduction or devaluation of that mission would go directly to the detriment of the Serbian people and all non-Albanian communities in the province. – UNMIK is here and as […]

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Sparks fly at UNSC session between Belgrade and Pristina (B92)

By   /  17/08/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

The end of Wednesday’s UN Security Council on Kosovo session saw “a fierce debate” between Serbian FM Ivica Dacic and Kosovo’s US ambassador, Vlora Citaku. On that occasion, Dacic told the Western countries they were hurting the Serbian people by advocating the abolition of UNMIK, the UN mission in Kosovo and Metohija – something also […]

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