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Suspected Kosovo War Victim Exhumed in Albania (Balkan Insight)

By   /  19/09/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

The Pristina authorities exhumed the body of an unidentified person in an Albanian village near the border with Kosovo, believed to have been buried there during the war 1999. Kosovo’s Institute of Forensic Medicine together with the EU rule-of-law mission EULEX, under the supervision of Kosovo’s war crimes prosecutor Drita Hajdari, exhumed an unidentified person’s […]

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Serb-Albanian ties “better than ever” – says Serbian PM (Albanian Daily News)

By   /  28/08/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

“I think that the relations between Serbia and Albania are doing better than any time. This is a very positive sign. Certainly, it is really, first and foremost, thanks to Prime Minister Edi Rama and President Aleksandar Vucic,” the Prime Minister of Serbia, Ana Brnabic, has said. In an exclusive interview with Albanian Daily News […]

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Belgrade Boulevard to be named after Battle of Kosare heroes (Tanjug, B92)

By   /  11/08/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Belgraders have chosen to name the boulevard connecting the Ada Bridge with the Tosin Bunar neighborhood after the heroes of the Battle of Kosare, Tanjug news agency reported. Belgrade Mayor Sinisa Mali announced the results of the voting, and noted that he was “very glad that the memory of those great heroes will be preserved […]

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Albania’s premier urges Serbia to recognize breakaway Kosovo (The Washington Post)

By   /  26/07/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Albania’s prime minister is urging Serbia to recognize Kosovo as a separate country, saying the acknowledgement would help stabilize the Balkan region. Prime Minister Edi Rama wrote on his Facebook page Tuesday that Serbia’s recognition of Kosovo’s independence was “the clear solution from the darkness of the tunnel to the light of coming out of […]

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Hahn: Statements on unification of Kosovo and Albania, dangerous and unacceptable (Tema)

By   /  11/07/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The European Union Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, told Tema that statements for eventual national unification of Albanians in case EU does not open doors for Kosovo and Albania, are dangerous and unacceptable. “First of all, there is an uncontested perspective of all Western Balkans countries to join the EU […]

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An Old Nightmare Returns: The Balkans Simmer Again (The National Interest)

By   /  20/06/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

One of the problems that emerges when U.S. officials and the news media are focused on a small number of foreign-policy issues is that troubling developments can occur below the radar in other areas. That appears to be happening in the Balkans, a region that was a foreign-policy priority of the Western powers in the […]

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Albania hails Kosovo election (Koha)

By   /  12/06/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Albanian Foreign Ministry hailed Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Kosovo as an “expression of free will in a fair and competitive process”. In a statement, the foreign ministry expressed trust that new Kosovo institutions would be formed soon “in line with the expressed will and the country’s constitution in order to address priorities, needs and challenges […]

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Albanians are going for all or nothing – Serbian FM (B92)

By   /  28/04/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

What is happening in Macedonia is not just a local problem, but one for the whole region, says Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic. “Now it’s the most obvious how right we have been when we pointed out that Serbia has an important lever in its hands, and that is political stability,” Dacic told RTS. He […]

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Haradinaj cannot be extradited to Albania (RTS, KIM radio)

By   /  26/04/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

The fact that Ramush Haradinaj has received citizenship of Albania is not essential to the process in Colmar, said Ministry of Justice to RTS, explaining that Haradinaj cannot be sent to Albania only because he acquired the citizenship of that country, because it is not a basis for seeking his extradition. The Court of Appeal […]

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“Turkey is behind ‘Greater Albania’ ideas in Balkans” (B92, Vecernje Novosti)

By   /  26/04/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

There is suspicion that Turkish intelligence is behind the statements about the redrawing borders in the Balkans and “the spread of the Greater Albania idea.” The Belgrade-based newspaper Vecernje Novosti is reporting this, adding that the treats against Serbia that have been arriving from Tirana, Pristina and Presevo in a synchronized manner, have been prepared […]

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Moscow reacts to “Albanian unification” talk (B92)

By   /  24/04/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs late last week issued a statement reacting to “a series of recent statements by various Albanian politicians.” These statements that concern “the redrawing of borders in the Balkans” have raised particular concern, the Russian MFA said. “We assert that, under the guise of unfounded accusations of attempts to destabilize […]

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Albania pitches itself as bastion against Russian influence (B92, Tanjug)

By   /  20/04/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati, who is visiting Washington, says that his country has “the most developed democracy in the Western Balkans.” In addition, Bushati says that Albania is “a bastion against Russia’s influence in Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bosnia and Croatia.” However, he avoided replying when German Marshall Fund of the US President Karen Donfried […]

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