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“Vucic to launch state dialogue on Kosovo in September” (BETA, Novosti, B92)

By   /  12/07/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic will launch in September  “a state dialogue on Kosovo,” something he announced at the start of his presidential mandate. Beta is reporting this today, citing an article in the daily Vecernje Novosti. The newspaper said that Vucic will invite all parliamentary parties to these consultations, as well as representatives of the […]

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B92: EU “losing Balkans – possibly with fatal consequences” (Presse)

By   /  10/07/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

This is according to the Vienna-based daily Presse, that cites “warnings” about the EU “losing the Western Balkans” that have been “piling up in various publications.” Media interests in the region is increasing, reporters are being sent there and reports published, says Presse. The magazine Europaische Rundschau – “which never let the Balkans out if […]

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B92: Croatia to have some role concerning Kosovo army (Večernje Novosti)

By   /  10/07/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Croatia will not directly engage in the formation of the Kosovo army – as has been announced by candidate for Kosovo PM Alibin Kurti, writes Vecernje Novosti. However, the daily – that refers to Kurti as “the leader of the Self-Determination” – adds that it learned from “well-informed military and political circles in Zagreb” that […]

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Drecun – Last attempt to prosecute KLA crimes (N1, B92)

By   /  05/07/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

B92 reported on the statement of the Chair of the Serbian Assembly Committee for Kosovo, Milovan Drecun, who said that the Special Court for KLA War Crimes is the last chance to prosecute crimes committed by KLA members. He further said that the Working Group, established by the Assembly Committee gathered all the evidences related […]

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Vučić and Thaçi “agree to work on new phase of dialogue” (B92)

By   /  03/07/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić on Monday spoke with Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi during an informal meeting in Brussels, hosted by EU’s Federica Mogherini, reported B92. According to the EU, Vučić and Thaçi agreed “work on starting a new phase of the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina for normalization of relations and reconciliation.” The presidents “decided […]

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Vucic and Thaci holding informal meeting in Brussels (B92)

By   /  03/07/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Vucic will travel to Brussels at the invitation of the EU High Representative for Foreign Policy and Security Federica Mogherini. Mogherini, who will host the meeting, announced they will “exchange opinions on the continuation of the dialog, and the normalization of relations between Kosovo and Serbia, as well as overall developments in the Western Balkans.” […]

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“EU more popular in Serbia than in many EU member-states” (B92)

By   /  30/06/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic says that his country will maintain its “the road toward the EU” foreign policy course. Speaking a day after Serbia’s new government was elected, he said the EU integration was being carried out “for the sake of citizens, not for EU’s sake.” The minister took part in the opening of […]

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“Albanian gangs control drug trafficking in UK” (B92, BBC)

By   /  30/06/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Violent Albanian criminal groups have “considerable control” over drug trafficking in Great Britain. At the same time, Serbians and Turks “dominate high volume maritime cocaine logistics.” This is according to a BBC report, published under the headline, “Albanian gangs ‘controlling’ UK drug trafficking market,” that cited the National Crime Agency (NCA) annual assessment document. The […]

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Đurić: Let’s make ‘Balkans for Balkan people’ our slogan (B92)

By   /  30/06/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Serbian Government’s Office for Kosovo and Metohija head on Thursday suggested that the Balkans should adopt the slogan, “the Balkans for the Balkan people.” However, he continued, “this does not mean isolationism – but instead making connections with the West and the East, to the benefit of citizens.” Speaking at a panel of the “New […]

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Kosovo’s new assembly composition as “family affair” (B92, Zëri)

By   /  29/06/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

A specific feature of the new Kosovo parliament is that party leaders have made sure to also bring in their family members. Pristina-based Albanian language newspaper Zeri is reporting this, adding that brothers Daut and Ramush Haradinaj are both now members of the Assembly in Pristina – with the latter being one of the candidates […]

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Vucic “under tremendous US pressure because of Vulin” (B92, Vecernje Novosti)

By   /  27/06/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Vecernje Novosti is reporting that Aleksandar Vucic is under tremendous pressure from the US not to have Aleksandar Vulin become Serbia’s defense minister. However, continues the Belgrade-based newspaper, the Serbian president and leader of the ruling SNS party is determined to entrust him with that duty. “According to the daily, the head of the Serbian […]

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Trump makes his first WB decision – to keep black list (B92)

By   /  22/06/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

US President Donal Trump has made his first decision concerning the Western Balkans. Namely, Trump signed the continuation for another year of “the National Emergency with Respect to the Western Balkans” – first introduced 16 years ago by George Bush. “On June 26, 2001, by Executive Order 13219, the president declared a national emergency with […]

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