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Kosovo needs a new beginning (EurActiv)

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Kosovo Assembly President and leader of the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK), Kadri Veseli, writes in an op-ed ahead of the Western Balkans Six summit set to take place in July that in Kosovo too much time has been spent on the border demarcation with Montenegro and the Association/Community of Serb-majority municipalities which, although agreed upon, are facing disapproval from the opposition parties and part of the ruling coalition. Arguing on the need of reforms in the Western Balkans countries, Veseli remarks however that the lack of progress cannot be ignored: “It’s foolish to expect that the Balkans can have a unified market when Serb politicians in Bosnia block their own country to have a visa-free regime with Kosovo. It’s even more foolish to expect that lack of recognition of Kosovo by Serbia can be ignored or can be substituted with some sort of unified customs zone,” Veseli remarks.

Read more: http://www.euractiv.com/section/enlargement/opinion/kosovo-needs-a-new-beginning/

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