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UNMIK Headlines 10 October

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• Thaci changes course, ‘blasts’ special court (Zeri/Bota Sot)
• UK supports Thaci’s efforts for reconciliation and justice (Koha Ditore/Zeri)
• Haradinaj: Those who do not duly implement SAA will be let go (Zeri)
• Blerim Shala appointed advisor and coordinator for dialogue (Koha)
• Glenny: Serbia will have to recognize Kosovo’s independence (Koha)
• Report: Over 50% of citizens ready to protest against special court (Koha)
• LGBTI parade in Pristina today, what is expected to happen? (Indeksonline)
• War veterans with ultimatum for the government (RTK)

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Palokaj: Catalonia and Kosovo are not the same, but EU never said Kosovo can be an independent state (Koha)

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The paper’s Brussels-based correspondent, Augustin Palokaj, writes in an opinion piece that “the European Union has really insisted that Kosovo is sui generis and that it cannot be compared to Catalonia. But the EU never said that Kosovo’s independence is acceptable. When Serbia’s leaders now ask for explanations ‘why Kosovo can be independent and Catalonia […]

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UNMIK Headlines 9 October

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• EU: Pristina-Belgrade dialogue in close cooperation with U.S. (Zeri)
• Veseli: Serbia cannot rule Kosovo (Epoka e Re)
• Serbs want Association/Community after local elections (Koha)
• Albanian PM Rama accuses EU of unjustly treating Kosovo (Zeri)
• Engel: The U.S. planned Kosovo’s admission at INTERPOL (RTK)
• “Kosovo tried to avoid membership procedures at UNESCO” (Lajmi)
• Jaksic: New approach is needed in dialogue (Koha)
• LDK: Thaci interfering in election campaign (Bota Sot)
• Albanian PM appoints four deputy ministers from Kosovo (media)
• Albanian police deport Sadri Ramabaja to Kosovo (Koha)

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UNMIK Headlines 7 October

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• Kosovo government adopts draft law on Pristina (media)
• PM Haradinaj at crossroads with demarcation (Zeri)
• Bulliqi: We need time to review existing documents (RTK)
• U.S. involved in Pristina-Belgrade talks (Zeri)
• Blerim Shala appointed advisor to President Thaci (Gazeta Express)

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Conference on Kosovo Assembly’s role in Pristina-Belgrade dialogue (media)

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Several news websites cover today’s conference organized by the Kosovo Democratic Institute on Kosovo Assembly’s role in the Pristina-Belgrade talks. Ahmet Isufi, head of the Alliance for the Future of Kosovo’s parliamentary group, said the Assembly must monitor the process of dialogue. “We have seen the dialogue deviate and Serbia has accepted only the agreement […]

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IMF confirms: Salaries will be increased (Telegrafi)

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An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, which has concluded its visit to Kosovo, said the country has financial stability. Jacques Miniane, head of the mission, said Kosovo had a good economic growth in the last three months, and that the IMF predicts economic growth this year and next year. “We expect a budget surplus of […]

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Haradinaj: We’ll decide on demarcation after we find out the truth (RFE)

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“We are in the process of finding out the truth about demarcation and only after we reach a point that will help us address the topic we will address political partners in Kosovo and international partners too,” Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said in an interview to Radio Free Europe. Haradinaj also said that the […]

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UNMIK Headlines 6 October

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• EU enlargement: Tear down mental walls in the Balkans (media)
• Haradinaj: We will not remain without liberalization, we are not at war (RTK)
• Bugajski: Border agreement should be ratified (RTK)
• Hoxhaj: Serbia’s recognition of Kosovo, only way forward (RTK)
• Pacolli: Serbia knows reconciliation with Kosovo will happen (DW/Telegrafi)
• Vucic: Kosovo won’t have enough votes for UNESCO even after two years (media)
• Government presents diplomatic failures as technical withdrawals (Koha)
• Two Kosovo failures in international arena (Zeri)

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UNMIK Headlines 5 October

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• Kosovo claims decision not to submit UNESCO bid, pragmatic (Koha)
• British PM May urges Haradinaj to fight corruption (Zeri)
• Haradinaj: Border with Montenegro is in Cakorr and Kulla (Lajmi/Zeri)
• Demarcation commission: Montenegro is changing statements (RTK)
• Kosovo cannot attend INTERPOL conference on human trafficking (Koha)

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Danielsson reminds Kosovo of two visa liberalization criteria (Koha)

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Christian Danielsson, the European Commission Director General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, said during his visit to Pristina today in order to get visa liberalization Kosovo must meet the two remaining criteria: the fight against organized crime and corruption and ratifying the border demarcation deal with Montenegro. “These criteria are known and we advise you […]

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UNMIK Headlines 4 October

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• Assembly does not pass motion to dismiss Minister Rikalo (media)
• Montenegrin PM sends message to Haradinaj on border demarcation (RTK)
• Border demarcation commission asking for additional documents (Zeri)
• EU: Kosovo is a unique case (Koha)
• Hoxhaj: Kosovo cannot be compared to Catalonia (RTK)
• MEP Terricabras: Catalonia excepting recognition by Kosovo (Zeri)
• EU Director for Enlargement to visit Kosovo today (RTK)
• “Kosovo in UN or worsening of relations with international community” (Telegrafi)
• Government hides information on Trepca mining complex (Koha)

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UNMIK Headlines 2 October

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Haradinaj: Visa liberalisation, in record time (Zeri)
FM Pacolli argues for U.S. involvement in dialogue with Serbia (RTK)
Final phase of dialogue with big compromises (Koha)
Phillips: Dialogue must result in Kosovo’s recognition by Serbia (Koha)
“Government changes position on missing persons issue” (Koha)
Vetevendosje MP Krasniqi released from detention (media)
“UNMIK heading towards end of mission” (Bota Sot)

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