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“Specialist court distorts KLA war but initiative to abrogate it not right” (KP/Telegrafi)

By   /  31/01/2018  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Vetevendosje officials said in a debate on the specialist chambers and its relations with Kosovo institutions that although they consider the court to be political and aimed at “distorting” the fight for freedom led by the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), the initiative for its abrogation is not right. “On 22 December 2017, a group of […]

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Haradinaj: Only Kosovo has the right to authorise Serbian side to get involved in Ivanovic’s murder investigation (KP)

By   /  18/01/2018  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Kosovapress quotes Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, as saying that only Kosovo institutions have the right to give authorisations for involvement in investigations into the killing of Serb political leader, Oliver Ivanovic and that this competency does not rest with either EULEX or UNMIK. However, Haradinaj said Serbian authorities only requested exchange of information […]

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Minister does not rule out electricity price increase (Kosovapress/Koha)

By   /  20/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s Minister of Economic Development, Valdrin Lluka, said Kosovo is currently producing enough energy to only cover half of the demand and the rest is being imported. He also did not rule out the possibility of electricity price increasing by almost 19 percent as announced previously by the Energy Regulatory Office. Meanwhile, a protest against […]

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PM Haradinaj presents his government’s four-year programme (Kosovapress/Koha)

By   /  07/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, presented before the Assembly today the government’s programme for the next four years saying it encompasses fields such as the rule of law, economic development and employment, Euro-Atlantic integrations and sectorial development. Haradinaj said the government’s objective is to change the legal framework in the criminal code field and […]

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Government of Kosovo sets the amount of pension for victims of sexual violence during conflict (KP)

By   /  15/11/2017  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

Kosovapress reports that the government of Kosovo has set the amount of the monthly payment the victims of sexual violence during conflict in Kosovo will receive at €230. Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Skender Recica, said the decision guarantees the start of a serious process to help victims of sexual violence. The government also […]

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Thaci: KSF is a professional force thanks to KFOR (Kosovapress)

By   /  15/11/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, said that the outgoing KFOR Commander, Major General Giovanni Fungo, is a proven friend of Kosovo and the region. “Time when Fungo served was very important for the country. We are grateful to all the soldiers serving with KFOR. KFOR preserves and builds peace,” Thaci said today during the COMKFOR […]

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KSF remains one of the most trusted institution in Kosovo (Koha/Kosovapress)

By   /  23/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Kosovo Security Force (KSF) remains one of the most trusted institutions in Kosovo, said panelists at a conference in Pristina today. KSF Minister, Rrustem Berisha, said the aim of the conference was to promote cooperation with partners and present KSF’s progress. “We also informed our partners of the steps we are taking leading to the […]

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President Thaci and Bulgarian FM Zaharieva agree on increasing cooperation (Kosovapress)

By   /  19/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, met in Pristina today Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Ekaterina Zaharieva, and expressed appreciation for Bulgaria’s continuous support to Kosovo in the state-building process and membership in international organizations. “Bulgaria is Kosovo’s strategic partner,” Thaci said. He said that although Kosovo and Bulgaria enjoy good bilateral relations, “we […]

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LDK’s Osmani to chair parliamentary committee on foreign affairs (Kosovapress)

By   /  16/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Vjosa Osmani from the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) has been appointed chair of the Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee. Osmani said foreign affairs require a great deal of cooperation between political parties and that she hoped this would be achieved during her tenure.  

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Ahmeti: Change of Kosovo borders, with domino effect (KosovaPress)

By   /  12/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The leader of the Democratic Union for Integration (BDI) in Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Ali Ahmeti, told Kosovapress that statements of senior politicians in Serbia to redesign borders of Kosovo, are dangerous and with a domino effect for Western Balkans. He added that these matters should be considered seriously and with a cold […]

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Haradinaj: SAA implementation paves way to visa liberalisation (Kosovapress)

By   /  05/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, said today at the meeting of the Council for implementation of government strategy on cooperation with the civil society that if Kosovo does its homework and makes quick progress on implementation of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA), it could gain EU candidate status as well as visa liberalisation. […]

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FOL: Kosovo courts improved performance on trying corruption cases (Kosovapress)

By   /  03/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Kosovo-based non-governmental organization FOL, presented today statistics regarding court’s performance on addressing corruption cases covering the period between January and June 2017. Jeton Zylfaj, programme manager at FOL, said this period marked an increase of court performance by 120% but that there is still a backlog of cases which the court need to address. He […]

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