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Belgrade Media Report 04 May 2018

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Daily Media Highlights

Friday 4 May 2018
LOCAL PRESS

• Vucic: Decisive period ahead of us when it comes to Kosovo and Metohija (RTS)
• Drecun: Serbia will continue to keep the Kosovo issue open in the UN (RTS)
• India will not change its position regarding non-recognition of Kosovo (Tanjug)
• Dacic: We are grateful for the firm, principled and unchanging attitude regarding Kosovo (Tanjug)
• CoE: Serbia not doing well in fighting corruption (Beta)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Leading political parties from Federation of B&H once again fail to reach agreement on amending Election Law of B&H (FTV)
• CEC to call elections on 8 May (Vecernji list)
• Dodik confirms RS will adopt laws on prohibition of work of several imposed institutions of B&H in RS (TV1)
• Jahorina Economic Forum 2018 begins, local and regional officials discuss importance of regional cooperation (RTRS)
Croatia
• Plenkovic: Croatia ready for cooperation with all neighbors (Hina)
• Slovenia satisfied with hearing on border dispute with Croatia (Hina)
fYROM
• Thessaloniki’s quadrilateral meeting kicks off, Dimitrov-Kotzias likely to meet again (MIA)
• Members of US Congress ask Stoltenberg to endorse Macedonia’s NATO accession (MIA)
Albania
• Ex-Minister under probe resigns as lawmaker (ADN)
• Opposition boycotts parliamentary session (ADN)
• Kryemadhi skeptical on Tahiri’s resignation (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Albania Must Choose Between the EU and Turkey (Global Research)

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Belgrade Media Report 03 May 2018

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Daily Media Highlights

Thursday 3 May 2018
LOCAL PRESS

• Serbia committed to strengthening economic cooperation in Western Balkans (Tanjug/FoNet)
• Dacic to send Zagreb list of 20,000 names of children killed in Jasenovac (Novosti)
• London to change format of Security Council sessions on Kosovo? (RTS)
• Pressures regarding Kosovo to be debated in New York (Novosti)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Kosarac: Muslim side wanted war in B&H at all costs (Srna)
• New details in case ‘Dudakovic et al.’ (ATV/RTRS)
• Ivanic: Everything that has happened around Dudakovic case has completely diminished story about neutrality (ATV)
• Mogherini and Hahn call for reform of election legislation in B&H (N1)
• Izetbegovic: Bosniaks have paid in all ways ‘the price of Bosnia’ (Dnevni list)
• Inzko to address the UN Security Council and present his 53rd regular report on implementation of peace in B&H (Klix.ba)
• US and EU must act urgently in Balkans (Dnevni avaz)
Croatia
• Croatia invites Slovenia to resolve border issue at expert level (Hina)
• US wants Croatia to be an example to neighbors (Vecernji list)
fYROM
• Besa expects minister’s post in government reshuffle (MIA)
• Zaev: Macedonia and Greece together can find name solution ahead of EU Council (MIA)
• Berkley: White House closely monitors developments in Macedonia (MIA)
• Mattis: US value Macedonia’s efforts as NATO partner (MIA)
Albania
• Accession talks, Bundestag MP official visit in Tirana (ADN)
• Berisha urges for protests: Rama is donating the sea to Greece (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Macedonian Defense Chief: Name Dispute with Greece Sole NATO Impediment (VoA)
• Commission budget proposal hardly makes EU enlargement possible (EurActiv)

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Belgrade Media Report 2 May 2018

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Daily Media Highlights

Wednesday 2 May 2018
LOCAL PRESS

• Dacic to Plenkovic: We are not the same; we didn’t side with Hitler (N1/B92/Beta/Tanjug)
• Ivanovic murder: Is Pristina hiding something or someone? (RTV/Beta)
• SPC: Church, faithful gravely concerned over Kosovo and Metohija (RTS/Tanjug)
• Basescu: Germany pressuring Romania to recognize Kosovo (Tanjug)
• Nikodijevic: SPS has deal with SNS (Tanjug)
• Bieber: Pressure and hate speech in Serbian media (Danas)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Rallies of support to Dudakovic and 12 RB&H Army officers held (BHT1)
• Prosecutor’s Office announces filing appeal against release of Dudakovic (FTV)
• Dodik: It would be best to think about adopting laws and rejecting Court and Prosecutor’s Office of B&H in area of RS (TV1)
• Ivanic: Decision on release of Dudakovic is disastrous (FTV)
• 23rd anniversary of Croatian military-police operation ‘Bljesak’ marked; Dodik: Serbs most stay united and preserve two Serbs’ states –RS and Serbia (ATV)
• US Embassy and EU Delegation in B&H to organize another meeting on B&H Election Law (TV1)
Croatia
• Plenkovic: Croatia and Serbia are two different worlds (Hina)
• 23rd anniversary of Croatian military-police operation ‘Bljesak’ marked (HRT)
fYROM
• Zaev: Macedonia to surely open Constitution prior to EU accession (MIA)
• Ex-ambassador: No EU negotiations this year a cause for concern for Macedonia (MIA)
• FM Dimitrov to attend quadripartite meeting in Thessaloniki (MIA)
Albania
• Basha warns of publishing new government scandal (ADN)
• Donald Lu: Albanian politicians are scared now (ADN)
• Albania-Greece hold first round of talks on the delimitation of maritime zones (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Why is Macron skeptical about playing Ode to Joy for the Balkans? (Hurriyet Daily News)

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Belgrade Media Report 30 April 2018

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Daily Media Highlights

Monday 30 April 2018
LOCAL PRESS

• Vucic: How many will be ready tomorrow to understand Albanians? (Ekspres/Tanjug/B92)
• Dacic: If Croats want diplomatic war, they’ll have it (Beta/Informer)
• Drecun: Pristina’s insincere wish to form the ZSO (RTS)
• Stefanovic: Haradinaj to be arrested if he visits south of central Serbia (Tanjug/Kurir)
• Ministers instructed to talk with foreigners about Kosovo (Novosti/FoNet)
• Patriarch Irinej: Issue of Kosovo and Metohija one of the central problems of the Serbian Orthodox Church and people (RTV/Tanjug)
• Scott: No need for US to join Belgrade-Pristina dialogue (Blic/FoNet)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Dudakovic and 12 other members of 5th Corps of RB&H Army released from detention (BHT1)
• Dodik: Dudakovic’s release pending trial is proof of reasons for lack of trust in judiciary of B&H (N1)
• RS reactions to Dudakovic case (RTRS)
• SDA and its officials condemn arrest of Dudakovic and other (TV1)
• Reactions of political parties from Federation of B&H to arrest of Dudakovic and others (ATV)
• Minister Pendes: Encouraging message from meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of NATO countries (Dnevni avaz)
• Komsic: Russia, HDZ B&H and SNSD working against B&H’s NATO path (Dnevni list)
Croatia
• Croatia ready to work with Serbia (Hina)
• “Croatia still reaching out to Serbia, but dialogue requires two parties” (Hina)
• NGOs warns about non-prosecution of war crimes against Serbs (Hina)
• Croatia: NATO should keep two-track approach towards Russia (Hina)
Montenegro
• Darmanovic: Relations with Russia should be improved (MINA)
• Montenegro perceived as an example of stability (Dnevne novine)
fYROM
• Brdo Brijuni Process leaders meeting (MIA)
• Tusk in Macedonian said that the EU stands behind Macedonia (Meta)
• Sekerinska: Last year we reached rock bottom and were on the brink of civil war (Meta)
Albania
• Meta in Struga: Albanian language law is not a favor but obligation (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Serbia-Croatia Feud is Moving Into Risky Territory (BIRN)

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Belgrade Media Report 27 April 2018

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Daily Media Highlights

Friday 27 April 2018
LOCAL PRESS

• Dacic: I would introduce reciprocity to everyone (RTS)
• Brnabic ready to sign what is necessary (RTS)
• Stefanovic: Maltreatment of Djuric will not remain unpunished (RTS)
• EU calls for urgent implementation of agreement on ZSO (Tanjug)
• Serbian government adopts reciprocity measures to Croatia (RTS/Beta/Tanjug)
• Vulin: Krsticevic is right, we are two worlds, I am an anti-fascist (RTS/Tanjug)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Tusk meets B&H Presidency members (Hayat)
• Dodik: Bosniak politicians are asking foreigners for solutions, such mentality will bury B&H (Glas Srpske)
• B&H HoP session on changes to Election Law not held due to lack of quorum (TV1)
• Representatives of nine parliamentary parties fail to agree election rules for Mostar (BHT1)
• B&H is on right path to MAP activation (Oslobodjenje)
• US General Clark: Russia wants to increase its influence in Western Balkans (Dnevni avaz)
• Erdogan uses B&H to demonstrate strength to Europe (EuroBlic)
• Wartime Bosniak commander arrested for crimes against Serbs (Nezavisne)
• Will Croatia continue diplomatic war with Serbia? (Vecernji list)
Croatia
• Serbia declares Croatian Defense Minister “persona non- grata” (Hina)
• Prime Minister calls for joint commemorations at Jasenovac (Hina)
• Austria to conduct immediate trials for use of banned Ustasha symbols at Bleiburg (Jutarnji list)
Montenegro
• Progress Report instructs Montenegro (MINA)
fYROM
• Ivanov, Grabar-Kitarovic: Bilateral issues to be solved in parallel with Euro-integration process (MIA)
• Xhaferi meets President Grabar-Kitarovic (MIA)
• Dimitrov and Kotzias end Vienna talks at a working dinner (MIA)
• Name issue needs urgent solution, Juncker tells Greek parliament (MIA)
• Bartol: NATO wishes to welcome Macedonia as its 30th member state (MIA)
• Stoltenberg: It’s not up to Russia to decide about Macedonia’s NATO accession (MIA)
• Sekerinska to meet US Defense Secretary Mattis in Washington (MIA)
Albania
• CDU/CSU MP’s reject Rama’s invitation to dinner (ADN)
• Rama returns from Germany, what was discussed with Merkel? (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Now is chance for Kosovo deal, says Serbian president – but at what cost? (The Guardian)

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Belgrade Media Report 26 April 2018

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Thursday 26 April 2018
LOCAL PRESS

• Dacic: Countries can’t be Serbia’s partners and work against us (Tanjug)
• Djuric: If this is EU’s position – then it’s all meaningless (B92)
• Stefanovic: Around 800 terrorists from Western Balkans have joined IS (Tanjug/FoNet)
• Ljajic: CEFTA in crisis (Beta/RTS)
• Kosovo in the clutches of daily politics (Betaweek)
• European integration and Kosovo (Betaweek)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• New meeting on changes to B&H Election Law ends without concrete results (FTV)
• Visit of Russian delegation to B&H continues to spark reactions (ATV)
• Erdogan’s rally on May 20 in Sarajevo; Dodik: I am aware of Turkey’s aspirations in B&H but I do not accept meddling with RS’ relations with Serbia and Russia (N1)
• Dodik: RS has right to have its army; I do not discuss sanctions with Vucic and have no need to agree with him; I do not accept EU which acts in interventionist manner here (Dani)
Croatia
• Serbian tanks aim their guns at Catholic cathedral in Novi Sad (Index.hr)
• President to visit Macedonia and attend Brdo-Brijuni Summit (Hina)
• Slovenia ready to block Croatia’s entry into Schengen (Hina)
Montenegro
• Brussels denied those who wish to stop the integration (RTCG)
fYROM
• Zaev: Government reshuffle after Labor Day (MIA)
• Nimetz: Both sides committed to solution, talks to continue (MIA)
• Athens made concessions, now Skopje should follow suit – Greece’s gov’t spokesman (MIA)
Albania
• Don’t turn your back on us, Albania PM tells EU (ADN)
• Rama-Merkel, preconditions for the opening of accession talks (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Serb President Delays Kosovo Deal to Give It a Better Shot (Bloomberg)
• The Brief – Macron pulls the Balkan rug (EurActiv)
• McAllister: Rule of law and fundamental rights priority for Serbia (European Western Balkans)

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Belgrade Media Report 25 April 2018

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Daily Media Highlights

Wednesday 25 April 2018
LOCAL PRESS

• Vucic: Our EU path depends from Kosovo and Metohija (RTS/Beta)
• Vucic: Serbia needs to be present at the Sofia summit (Politika)
• Dacic: EU has serious disease; Croatia to face countermeasures (TV Pink/Tanjug/B92)
• Dacic: Implementation of Brussels deal in Serbia’s interest (Tanjug)
• Joksimovic: Serbia open for continuation of cooperation in region (Beta/Tanjug)
• What does the Sofia declaration state? (RTS)
• Jeremic: Vucic and Thaci discussed in Paris exchange of territories (Vreme)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Matviyenko meets RS officials led by Dodik; Dodik: Co-op with EU cannot go to detriment of co-op with Russia (RTRS)
• Ivanic and Covic disagree with Izetbegovic’s stances on Matviyenko’s statements (ATV)
• Speech delivered by Matviyenko to B&H parliament sparks strong reactions of B&H politicians (TV1)
• OHR reacts to statement of Matviyenko (TV1)
• US Embassy comments Matviyenko’s statements (TV1)
• Kocijancic comments Matviyenko’s statements (Dnevni avaz)
• Covic: We will offer Bosniaks solution today, we do not accept improvisations (Dnevni list)
• UN prosecutor seeks life term for Karadzic at appeal hearing (Hayat)
• B&H takes over rotating presidency of SEECP (TV1)
• EC: Border is not condition for Peljesac Bridge (Dnevni list)
Croatia
• President believes positive changes have already occurred in relations with Serbia (Hina)
• President talks with leader of Croats in Serbia (Hina)
• Plenkovic: Relations with Slovenia are not dramatic (Hina)
• Foreign Minister meets with UN General Assembly President (Hina)
Montenegro
• Czech Republic, Greece, Georgia and Uzbekistan: Congrats to Djukanovic (CDM)
• Tusk: Montenegro is in good negotiating form (CDM)
• Markovic: Entire region must focus on EU & NATO integration (CDM)
fYROM
• Hahn expects name solution in next two weeks (MIA)
• Greek MoFA urges Hahn to refrain from giving wrong image of name talks (MIA)
• Zaev says difficult to solve name issue in two weeks (MIA)
• Zaev: Let’s work together for Macedonia to start EU accession talks (MIA)
• Ohrid Group to support Macedonia on road to EU and NATO (MIA)
• Shcherbak: Macedonia to seriously consider NATO accession (MIA)
Albania
• Albania’s next challenge, convincing EU members on accession talks (ADN)
• EP President, Tajani supports the opening of Negotiations (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Bender: EU needs to clearly define accession criteria on rule of law (European Western Balkans)

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Belgrade Media Report 24 April 2018

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Daily Media Highlights

Tuesday 24 April 2018
LOCAL PRESS

• Djuric: Formation of Kosovo army contrary to UNSCR 1244 (TV Prva)
• Drecun: Management team for ZSO Statute is contrary to the Brussels agreement (TV N1)
• Spain approves draft declaration for the Sofia Summit (Tanjug)
• Pristina platform makes the dialogue pointless? (Politika)
• Hahn: No new members with neighborhood problems; Vucic doing a brave job (FoNet)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Matviyenko underlines that Russia advocates closing of OHR (ATV)
• OHR: Russia respects Dayton Agreement, including mandate of OHR (Fena)
• Bosic: B&H must be neutral in clash between West and East (N1)
• EC sends message to B&H officials that Election Law must be amended (Hayat)
• Karadzic defense asks for annulment of judgment and new trial (RTRS/Srna)
• Lawsuit against Missing Persons Institute of B&H for concealing truth about fate of missing Serbs (RTRS)
• Contract on construction of Peljesac Bridge signed (Hayat)
Croatia
• Croatian Ministers explain decision to ban Serbian Minister Vulin (Hina)
Montenegro
• Radunovic stands as a candidate for Mayor (CDM)
• Luksic nominated for Secretary General of Regional Cooperation Council (MINA)
fYROM
• UN confirms new round of name talks in Vienna (MIA)
Albania
• Meta receives Prime Minister of Belgium (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• A review of the bidding in the Balkans (TransConflict)

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Belgrade Media Report 23 April 2018

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Daily Media Highlights

Monday 23 April 2018

LOCAL PRESS

• Brnabic: Serbia should not look for shortcuts (RTS/Tanjug)
• Vucic: Reciprocal response to Croatia (Beta/RTS)
• Dacic: Incident with the flag in Jasenovac without precedent (Tanjug)
• Mihajlovic: No economy or development without stability of the region (RTS)
• Belgrade expects EU to present stand on Pristina’s platform (RTS/Novosti)
• Security strategy drafts: Kosovo, neutrality, dialogue (Tanjug/Blic)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Urgent session of B&H HoR initiated at request of SNSD due to ‘warmongering rhetoric’ of SDA leader cancelled due to lack of quorum (TV1)
• US Embassy to B&H and OHR concerned over growing number of statements of political leader calling for divisions in B&H lately (TV1)
• US Congress marks Dodik and Covic as main culprits for situation in B&H (Hayat)
• Zvizdic welcomes statements in US Congress, US is true friend of B&H (FTV)
• B&H politicians: B&H needs US help (FTV)
• US State Department’s report on human rights practices in B&H warns of problems of corruption, freedom of press and Election Law (BHT1)
• Dodik: I do not mind MAP activation, but RS is military neutral and we do not want alliance with either NATO or Russians (Oslobodjenje)
• Public opinion’s research: Citizens support Zvizdic, Komsic, Dodik in race for members of B&H Presidency (Hayat)
Croatia
• Why are there separate Jasenovac memorial events? (T portal)
• Croatia officially says Serbia’s Defence Minister not welcomed (Hina)
• Croatia trying to calm tensions with Serbia (Hina)
Montenegro
• Erdogan ready to visit Montenegro (CDM)
fYROM
• Zaev: Macedonia, Greece focused on name solution (MIA)
• European Council President Tusk to visit Macedonia on 27 April (MIA)
Albania
• One ton of drugs seized in Italy, Albanian from Fier arrested (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Serbia’s National Dialogue on Kosovo: Scant Consensus, Much Skepticism (BIRN)
• EU Seeks to Turn Balkans Into ‘Parking Lot for Migrants’ – Serbian MP (Sputnik)
• Djukanovic: Montenegro to improve relations with Russia (RIA Novosti)

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Belgrade Media Report 20 April 2018

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Daily Media Highlights

Friday 20 April 2018

LOCAL PRESS

• Vucic, Mogherini: Kosovo most important issue (RTS/Tanjug/Beta)
• Brnabic, Mogherini stress importance of continuing Belgrade-Pristina dialogue (Beta)
• Parliament: No footage of Seselj’s incident (N1/Tanjug)
• Plenkovic did not answer Brnabic’s call – PM’s office (Tanjug)
• Threats to Serbian Ambassador in Zagreb (Tanjug)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• B&H HoR supposed to discuss warmongering rhetoric of Izetbegovic (TV1)
• Participants at hearing held at US Congress say SNSD leader Dodik, HDZ B&H leader Covic are biggest culprits for poor situation in B&H (FTV)
• Dodik: US experts not taken seriously, Congressmen understand situation better (N1)
• Three US Congressmen call for higher international and US engagement in B&H, prior to October elections (TV1)
• Nine parties achieve progress in finding solution for local elections in Mostar (BHT1)
• Dodik: SNSD and United Srpska Party will politically act together (Srna)
Croatia
• Did Seselj incident really happen at all? (T portal)
Montenegro
• Mogherini to Djukanovic: You should visit Brussels right after the inauguration (CDM)
• Kukan encourages the Montenegro’s path towards the EU (Pobjeda)
fYROM
• Dimitrov: Macedonia’s EU, NATO accession will be beneficial for Greece (MIA)
• State Department: US supports Macedonia’s accession to EU, NATO (MIA)
• Xhaferi-Erdogan: Turkey supports Macedonia’s NATO integration (MIA)
• President Ivanov to host Brdo-Brijuni Leaders’ Meeting next week (MIA)
• VMRO-DPMNE leader Mickoski meets with EU foreign policy chief Mogherini (MIA)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Hristijan Mickoski: Macedonia’s ‘Criminal’ Govt will Lose Next Election (BIRN)

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Belgrade Media Report 20 April 2018

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Daily Media Highlights

Thursday 19 April 2018
LOCAL PRESS

• Brnabic: Serbia firmly on position of military neutrality (RTS)
• NATO respects Serbia’s military neutrality (Tanjug)
• Brnabic condemns conduct of Vojislav Seselj (government website)
• Vucic: We will wait three-and-a-half months more for ZSO (RTS)
• Dacic: Kosovo cannot be a subject of foreign political trade (RTS/Tanjug)
• Djuric: We will request an explanation from Mogherini (TV Prva/Tanjug)
• Fabrizi: Belgrade-Pristina dialogue main segmentof Mogherini’s visit (RTS)
• Has incident with Croatian flag actually happened? (Beta/Tanjug/B92)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Wigemark: Failure to adopt changes to Election Law will result in blockades (Glas Srpske)
• Zvizdic: Progress has been achieved; political obstructions have slowed down implementation of necessary reforms (Hayat)
• Cormack says there are concrete solutions to amending of Election Law of B&H, where each party has to give up something (BHT1)
• B&H HoR adopts SDA’s proposal of changes to Law on Criminal Procedure (BHT1)
• SNSD asks Bosic to schedule urgent session to discuss recent statements made by SDA leader Izetbegovic about B&H’s armament (N1/TV1)
Croatia
• After incident, speaker of Croatian parliament abruptly ends visit to Serbia (Hina)
• Croatia condemns Seselj incident (Hina)
• Serbian Ambassador refuses Croatia’s protest note (Hina)
• Leader of Serbs in Croatia comments on Seselj incident (Hina)
• Petir and Tomasic address European Commission because of Seselj (HRT)
• Croatia sends response to Slovenian complaint on border arbitration implementation (HRT)
Montenegro
• Haradinaj celebrates Montenegro’s successes (CDM)
fYROM
• Mogherini: Macedonia back on track (MIA)
• President Ivanov meets with Mogherini (MIA)
• Mogherini and Zaev host informal dinner for PMs of Western Balkan countries (MIA)
• Zaev-Haradinaj: EC reports prompt good neighborliness, regional cooperation (MIA)
• Hahn welcomes VMRO-DPMNE’s EU integration role (MIA)
• European Council President Tusk to visit Macedonia next week (MIA)
Albania
• Mogherini: Congratulations! You realize vetting, we kept the promise; Rama: No time to rest (ADN)
• Integration, Rama appeal to the opposition to be part of one team (ADN)
• Basha reacts after Prime Minister’s request for cooperation (ADN)
• Opposition asks from Mogherini to convince Rama to release 11 Kukesi citizens (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Turkish Foreign Ministry responds to Macron on Balkans (Anadolu Agency)

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Belgrade Media Report 18 April 2018

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Daily Media Highlights

Wednesday 18 April 2018
LOCAL PRESS

• Brnabic: Serbia seeking same standards regarding European values (RTS/Beta)
• Joksimovic: Arguments for new chapters (RTS/Beta/FoNet)
• Djuric: ZSO needs to be in line with Brussels agreement (RTV)
• Jeremic: Vucic promised Kosovo in UN, must figure out how to do it (Tanjug)
• Croatian delegation leaves Belgrade after Seselj’s rampage (B92)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• EC adopts EU Enlargement Package 2018; B&H fails to make progress (TV1)
• B&H HoP refuses to discusses Election Law in urgent procedure (FTV)
• B&H CEC to call general elections between May 7 and 9 (Dnevni list)
• Zvizdic to withdraw his name from list of possible candidates for Bosniak member of B&H Presidency? (TV1)
• International community: Dangerous Izetbegovic’s threats with weapons (Glas Srpske)
Croatia
• Prime Minister presents Council of Europe Presidency priorities (Hina)
• Slovenia not ready to discuss disputed border with Croatia (Hina)
Montenegro
• Putin congratulates Djukanovic (CDM)
• Mogherini: Montenegro exceeded expectations (MINA)
• Montenegro great with the rule of law vs. freedom of the media, anti-corruption (CDM)
• Montenegro will be EU member by 2025 (Radio Tivat)
• The election battle in Podgorica has begun! (CDM)
fYROM
• Macedonia receives a clear and unconditional recommendation for start of EU talks (Meta)
• Zaev: Macedonia – a step closer to EU membership (MIA)
• Dimitrov: EC clear recommendation ‘a great victory’ for Macedonia (MIA)
• Dimitrov: I won’t reply to Dacic’s statement on Macedonia (MIA)
Albania
• EC recommends the opening of accession talks with Albania (ADN)
• Premier thrilled for the opening of accession talks: We deserve it! (ADN)
• Bushati: Great day for Albania (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Déjà vu, Montenegrin style: Milo Đukanović wins Montenegro’s presidential election (London School of Economics)

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