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President Thaci condemns attack on Ambassador Citaku (media)

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Most news websites report that Kosovo President Hashim Thaci has condemned the incident during which Kosovo’s Ambassador to Washington, Vlora Citaku, was pelted with eggs. Citaku had posted on Facebook that she was attacked by an Albanian activist in the U.S., who had called her a murderer because of the death of Vetevendosje activist Astrit […]

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German Embassy: Government to be formed ASAP after elections (Zeri)

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Representatives of the German Embassy in Pristina maintained a neutral position when asked by the paper to comment on the recent coalitions on the eve of the early parliamentary elections. “The citizens of Kosovo are the ones to judge on the issues of parties and coalitions running for the elections. The German Embassy does not […]

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Ymeri reveals why Vetevendosje did not cooperate with LDK (Koha)

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Vetevendosje leader Visar Ymeri confirmed today that over the last two days they received many requests for a pre-coalition agreement with the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) but that the latter was not interested to fight what he called the Pronto clan. Ymeri said LDK leaders were interested in an agreement with Vetevendosje according to […]

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Mustafa: There is no agreement with Vetevendosje, we will be open after elections (media)

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Several news websites report that Isa Mustafa, leader of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK), ruled out today an eventual agreement for a united election list with Vetevendosje for the upcoming early parliamentary elections. “The post-election processes however remain open and we will be open to talks with Vetevendosje,” Mustafa was quoted as saying.

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EU: We want elections and results acceptable for everyone (Gazeta Metro)

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The Office of the European Union in Kosovo, requests for the election process in Kosovo to by fair and in accordance with the European standards. “As far as the election process itself is concerned, Kosovo should demonstrate capability to organize fair and free elections in accordance with the European standards,” the EU officials said adding […]

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Mogherini to meet leaders of Western Balkans (Gazeta Metro)

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The European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, will meet on 24 May for a working dinner six Western Balkans leaders. Media in Brussels report that the intention of this informal meeting is to discuss the situation in the region.

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UNMIK Headlines 18 May

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“Guns vs. Roses” election battle (Koha Ditore/Epoka e Re)
“War wing” aims over 50 percent of votes (Epoka e Re)
No coalition agreement reached between LDK and Vetevendosje (dailies)
U.S. reiterates: Support uncorrupt candidates (Zeri)
100 observers from the EU will be monitoring elections (Epoka e Re)
IMF advises parties not to promise pay raise during election campaign (Koha)

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Tacit Thaci-Vucic ‘Alliance’ Again Outsmarts the West (Balkan Insight)

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Bodo Weber from the Berlin-based Democratization Policy Council writes in an op-ed for Balkan Insight that it is time for the West to come up with a master plan to counter the “feigning commitment” of leaders in Pristina and Belgrade towards the dialogue for normalization of relations. “The frequency of parallel elections in Kosovo and […]

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OSCE Broadcast 17 May

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• Use of information technology in elections discussed (Klan Kosova & RTK1)
• Vetëvendosje runs alone in elections (KTV)
• VV: If our program is accepted, there can be cooperation with LDK and AKR (KTV)
• EU to send 100 observers for 11 June elections (Klan Kosova)
• Three civil society activists join LDK (KTV)
• LDK takes revenge against Bulliqi (RTK1)

– Veseli: PDK-AAK-Nisma coalition at citizens’ interests (Summary of RTK – Monitor show)

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