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Delawie: U.S. against imprudent discussions for unification (RFE)

By   /  21/04/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo, Greg Delawie, assessed the statements for the possibility of unification of Kosovo with Albania, as “imprudent”. “The U.S. Government supports the sovereignty of Kosovo and Albania. We are against imprudent discussions for unification and exaggerated reactions towards such statements, which mine sustainability in the region,” Delawie said. His reaction came […]

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Gecaj: Teodosijevic’s nomination, one more case of integration (Klan Kosova)

By   /  21/04/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The decision of the Prime Minister, Isa Msutafa, to nominate Ivan Todosijevic on the duty of the Minister of Administration of Local Government, has raised many reactions. However, Mustafa’s adviser, Bajram Gecaj, said that the nominations should be seen as further integration of Serbs. Until yesterday, when he was nominated for the Minister, Teodosijevic, was […]

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Why did Putin oppose Clinton? Decades of American hypocrisy (The Washington Post)

By   /  20/04/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

When the U.S. intervenes abroad, we say it’s justified. When Russia does the same, we say it isn’t. We don’t know how effective Russian President Vladimir Putin’s efforts were to get President Trump elected. We don’t know whether leaked documents, disinformation campaigns, or actual Russian agents joined forces with Trump to sink Hillary Clinton. But […]

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EU requests implementation of the constitutional decision on Decan/Decani land (Klan Kosova)

By   /  20/04/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The European Union has expressed concern with regards to continued lack of implementation of the 20 May 2016 Constitutional Court ruling on the land dispute case in Decan/Decane. “Decisions by Kosovo’s highest legal authority are conclusive and must be implemented. The EU calls on authorities at all levels to demonstrate respect for the rule of […]

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EU to Rama: Political interruptions breach neighborly relations (Lajmi)

By   /  19/04/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The European Union has reacted to the statements of the Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama, saying that political interference breaches good neighborly relations. The Spokesperson of the European Commission, Maja Kociajancic, said that the region of Western Balkans has a clear European perspective, as confirmed recently by the European Council. “We work with all partners […]

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Delawie: Terrific news for Kosovo (Klan Kosova)

By   /  18/04/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo, Greg Delawie, supported endorsement of the new Law on Execution of Pnal Sanctions, considering it a concrete step in the war against corruption. “The Assembly took a concrete step to fight corruption today by passing the Law on Execution of Penal Sanctions. Terrific news!” Delawie wrote on his Twitter account.

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Digging at mass grave in Raska starts today (Klan Kosova)

By   /  18/04/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Digging in order to find the mortal remains of Kosovo Albanians in Raska, Serbia, starts today. The news was confirmed by the head of the Commission for the Missing, Prenk Gjetaj. He said that the diggings will take place in Kizavec , and that this is the fifth continuance of the previous works there. Gjetaj […]

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Albanian prime minister: EU faces ‘nightmare’ if Balkan hopes fade (politico.eu)

By   /  18/04/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

TIRANA, Albania — Albania’s prime minister said a union between Albania and Kosovo cannot be ruled out if EU membership prospects for the Western Balkans fade. In an interview with POLITICO that also covered a political crisis in neighboring Macedonia, an upcoming election at home and the inspiration he draws from Tony Blair, Prime Minister Edi Rama […]

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UNMIK Headlines 14 April

By   /  14/04/2017  /  UNMIK Media Reports  /  No Comments

• Thaci meets Senator McCain (Lajmi.net)
• Gecaj: There is no room for misinterpretation of demarcation (Lajmi.net)
• Simic: All Serbian List MPs against the army (Klan Kosova)
• The U.S. Embassy: Heightened Caution During Religious Holidays (Lajmi, Klan Kosova, Telegrafi, Koha)

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Tanin: Only UN Security Council can shut down UNMIK (various media)

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

The Committee for Foreign Affairs, met today with Zahir Tanin, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General. After the meeting which lasted more than two hours, Tanin said to the media that UNMIK is a decision of the Security Council and that this is the reason why they are here. He also said that they […]

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UN Urges Kosovo to Probe ‘Ethnic Cleansing Threat’ (Balkan Insight)

By   /  11/04/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

After MP Daut Haradinaj threatened war and said Serbs could be removed from Kosovo if his ex-PM brother is extradited to Belgrade, the UN’s Kosovo mission urged the authorities to launch an investigation. “This weekend’s statement by a senior Kosovo parliamentarian, using hate speech to threaten ethnic cleansing, is unacceptable, and a cause for serious […]

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The secret meeting made it clear that elections will be held in June (gazetametro)

By   /  11/04/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

It appears that early elections are a done deal, and that except for the opposition, the biggest party of Kosovo, PDK, also wants elections and that in coordination with President Hashim Thaci. The motion of no confidence initiated by Fatmir Limaj’s party appears to be well-coordinated and all chances are that it will lead Kosovo […]

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