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UNMIK Headlines 20 October

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• All set for Sunday elections (Bota Sot)
• Veseli: Parallel structures will no longer exist in Kosovo (media)
• Lumezi calls on EULEX to investigate Hasani’s allegations (Koha Ditore)
• Delawie: Fight corruption! (Zeri)
• Court issues measure of house arrest for Sekiraqa, sentenced to 37 years (dailies)
• Putin: EU encouraged separatism by supporting Kosovo’s independence (Koha)

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Reporters are not safe (Telegrafi)

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The news website reports that the safety of reporters in Kosovo is not a satisfactory level and that law enforcement mechanisms are not efficient enough in protecting reporters and bringing the perpetrators of attacks against reporters to justice. In light of recent attacks, reporters are looking into the possibility of taking own measures for their […]

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Apostolova: EU supports Kosovo in combating human trafficking (Koha)

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Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said today that now is the best time for the government to send clear messages that it understands the importance of the fight against human trafficking. “We need to use all legal means to prevent this specific crime. We need to identify and punish the perpetrators. We need to further […]

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UNMIK Headlines 18 October

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• U.S. calls on parties to reach agreeable timeline on integration of judiciary (media)
• Special court to have presence in Kosovo, Serbia and Albania (Koha)
• Prime Minister Haradinaj’s interview to RT21
• President Thaci accused of becoming part of election campaign (Zeri)
• Apostolova concerned with Assembly’s slow-paced work (Zeri)
• 30 days of house detention for NISMA MP Zeka (Zeri)
• Kosovo’s Minister of Justice to visit Bujanovac today (Indeksonline)

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UNMIK Headlines 17 October

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• Kosovo urges U.S. involvement in Belgrade – Pristina talks (Reuters)
• Haradinaj: Kosovo-Montenegro border is at Cakorr (Zeri)
• Serwer: Albanian passports to diminish Kosovo’s sovereignty (Zeri)
• The isolation of the heads of state (Koha)
• LDK preparing to send Thaci to Constitutional Court (Bota Sot)
• Milaim Zeka detained under suspicion for visa fraud (media)
• Jevtic calls for speedy formation of Association/Community (Lajmi)

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UNMIK Headlines 16 October

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• Haradinaj cancels visit to Skopje (Zeri/Koha Ditore)
• Implementation of justice agreement, likely to be postponed (Koha Ditore)
• Analysts: Agreements with Serbia, on paper only (Zeri)
• Unity team to be established after 22 October elections (Indeksonline)
• Vucic: Brussels requested from me Kosovo’s membership at UN (Lajmi)
• Dacic: Kosovo is not internationals’ favorite anymore (RTK/TV Pink)
• 30 days detention for journalist Kajtazi’s attacker (Zeri)

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Pacolli: Kosovo is independent (media)

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Kosovo’s Foreign Minister, Behxhet Pacolli, told Belgrade-based Blic newspaper that the right solution for relations between Kosovo and Serbia is mutual respect, building cooperation opportunities and accepting the reality that there are two countries that need to build the future of their respective people. “I think Serbia can play a constructive role and become a […]

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UNMIK Headlines 13 October

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• Haradinaj: We will make EU grant Kosovo visa liberalisation (Kosova Sot)
• Haradinaj: We will give constitutional mandate to Kosovo’s army (Epoka)
• Hoxhaj: Serbia provoking tensions (Koha)
• Berlin Process discussed in Belgrade without Kosovo (Koha)
• Meta: Dialogue to resume, there is no alternative (RTK)
• CDHRF refutes Apostolova’s statement on Kosovo prisons (Klan Kosova)
• KDI: Assembly should have legitimacy during new phase of dialogue (Epoka)
• OSCE to deploy over 220 observers to northern municipalities (Kosovapress)
• Jordi Roca, new rapporteur for Kosovo (Epoka)

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“Kosovo needs to close visa liberalization chapter as soon as possible”

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The German Ambassador to Kosovo, Christian Heldt, said today that Kosovo needs to close the visa liberalization chapter as soon as possible. “This chapter needs to be closed as soon as possible for the good of the people of Kosovo. Kosovo’s institutions must meet the obligations stemming from this process. There are German investors that […]

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UNMIK Headlines 12 October

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• President Thaci backs down from statement on special court (Koha)
• Internationals didn’t promise favors in exchange for special court (Zeri)
• Mogherini expects progress on Kosovo-Serbia dialogue (RTK)
• Pieter Feith disappointed with EULEX and Kosovo-Serbia dialogue (RTK)
• O’Connell: Nomination of unprofessional people do not help Kosovo (Epoka)
• Apostolova to hold meetings with heads of parliamentary groups (RTK)

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Haradinaj: We are not hopeless about visa liberalization (Kallxo)

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Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, said today he does not believe that Kosovars are hopeless when it comes to visa liberalization, the news website reports. “I don’t think we are hopeless about visa liberalization,” Haradinaj said when asked to comment on President Hashim Thaci’s statement that getting Albanian citizenship is currently the only hope for […]

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Pacolli: Demarcation to be removed as visa liberalization criteria (RTK)

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Kosovo’s Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli called said today that the border demarcation with Montenegro should be removed as a visa liberalization criteria for Kosovo. During a meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Visegrad Group, Pacolli said: “We are a young country, we started from scratch with the help of the European Union and our […]

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