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Hahn meets Thaçi, calls for shared commitment of all parties towards EU integration (Klan Kosova)

By   /  08/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn met President of Kosovo Hashim Thaci at the sidelines of the Western Balkans leaders summit in Sofia and called for “strong, shared commitment of all political actors in Pristina to make next steps on Kosovo’s EU path.” “Progress in dialogue with Serbia is key,” Hahn […]

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CEC certifies election results in 12 municipalities (Telegrafi)

By   /  07/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media, Priority Article  /  No Comments

The Central Election Commission has certified runoff election results for the municipalities of Gjakova/Djakovica, Gjilan/Gnjilane, Dragash/Dragas, Kaçanik/Kacanik, Kamenicë/Kamenica, Mitrovica, Obiliq/Obilic, Podujevë/Podujevo, Shtime/Stimlje, Suharekë/Suva Reka, Vushtrri/Vucitrn and Malishevë/Malisevo, and certified the revote results for the municipality of Partesh/Partes. The CEC also announced the final results for the mayoral elections in the municipality of Kllokot/Klokot. Results for […]

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Hoxhaj: Consolidation of Kosovo army not before 2028 (Klan Kosova)

By   /  07/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The Democratic Party of Kosovo deputy leader and MP, Enver Hoxhaj, said the Kosovo Security Force needs to be transformed into an armed force next year but that Kosovo will not have a “genuine” army before 2028. “If the decision on KSF transformation is taken in 2018, we will have a genuine army only in […]

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PM Haradinaj presents his government’s four-year programme (Kosovapress/Koha)

By   /  07/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, presented before the Assembly today the government’s programme for the next four years saying it encompasses fields such as the rule of law, economic development and employment, Euro-Atlantic integrations and sectorial development. Haradinaj said the government’s objective is to change the legal framework in the criminal code field and […]

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MPs claim border demarcation is being discussed at wrong parliamentary committee (Kallxo)

By   /  06/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Members of the Kosovo Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee said it should be the forum where the border demarcation agreement with Montenegro is discussed and not the European Integration Committee. Foreign Affairs Committee Chairperson, Vjosa Osmani, said the issue needs to be clarified as it could lead to procedural problems. Visar Ymeri, also part of the […]

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President Thaci to also address Kosovo MPs (Koha Ditore)

By   /  06/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Following his address to the members of the Kosovo Security Force yesterday, President of Kosovo Hashim Thaci’s office was asked to comment on why he did not address Kosovo MPs as required by the Constitution of Kosovo. The answer stressed that Thaci is waiting for the Kosovo Assembly presidency to set the date for such […]

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KSF troops to help relief efforts in Albania (Telegrafi)

By   /  06/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The government of Kosovo has approved the request to send Kosovo Security Force troops to assist in relief efforts in the flood-affected areas in Albania. KSF Deputy Minister, Brahim Mehmetaj, said the request for assistance came from the Embassy of Albania. He said the government would have to approve the request while the President of […]

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Kosovo’s President Wants International Missions to Leave Country (VOA)

By   /  06/12/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s president on Tuesday openly called for international missions to leave the country and complained that the international community is discriminating against Kosovo when it comes to war crimes investigation and the process to join the European Union. http://bit.ly/2B3D8KS  

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Vetevendosje and LDK to vote against 2018 budget (media)

By   /  05/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Officials from the opposition parties, Vetevendosje and the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK), have announced they will not vote in favour of the 2018 Kosovo budget. Vetevendosje leader, Visar Ymeri, said the draft budget does not provide for economic development and that the revenues anticipated are “inflated” and “unrealistic”, Koha and Kosovapress report. The head […]

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“NISMA has not change position on border demarcation” (Klan Kosova)

By   /  05/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Bilall Sherifi from the Initiative for Kosovo (NISMA) said the party continues to oppose the border demarcation agreement with Montenegro and has not changed the position despite entering a coalition government with the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK). Sherifi said it would be “a miracle” if the PDK voted against the agreement having in mind […]

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Haradinaj: Kosovo damaged by the 2015 demarcation agreement (Koha)

By   /  04/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, said the report of the commission on border demarcation with Montenegro is “credible” and prepared by professionals. In a Facebook post, Haradinaj said the report confirms the view that Kosovo loses territory to Montenegro through the current border demarcation agreement. He said the commission has managed to show the […]

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Veseli: PDK to vote in favour of border demarcation agreement (media)

By   /  04/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Leader of the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK), Kadri Veseli, said in a Facebook post that his party MPs will vote in favour of the border demarcation agreement with Montenegro. Hailing the decision of the government to submit the agreement to the Assembly, Veseli wrote that the PDK’s position on the issue is clear. “The […]

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