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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, March 8, 2021

By   13 hours ago

• COVID-19: 566 new cases, nine deaths (media)
• Kurti: Formation of new institutions ASAP (media)
• Osmani: Diplomatic actions to be coordinated with U.S. (RTV21/Telegrafi)
• Serwer, Philips comment on Kosovo-Israel diplomatic relations (Telegrafi)
• Prosecution called on to investigate ‘vote buying’ allegations (Klan)
• In a land dominated by ex-rebels, Kosovo women find power at the ballot box (NYT)
• SRSG Tanin reaffirms the need to address the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on women and recognise their contributions (UNMIK)
• Vetevendosje to support “We march, we don’t celebrate” march (media)
• Vucic: Serbia facing western pressure to recognise Kosovo (media)
• Krivokapic: I would never have agreed to recognise Kosovo (Koha)
• Kosovo planning to draft ‘black list’ modeled on the U.S. (Koha)
• New Court Faces Old Problems in Protecting Kosovo Witnesses (BIRN)
• A life dedicated to education (BIRN)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, March 5, 2021

By   4 days ago

• COVID-19: 658 new cases, nine deaths (media)
• Kurti: My position hasn’t changed; we can’t change the Constitution (media)
• Petkovic reacts to Kurti: Idea for unification could have consequences (media)
• Lajcak expects a Kurti-Vucic meeting before summer (media)
• ECAP receives 15 complaints over election results (media)
• Kusari-Lila: LDK voted Thaci, it should also vote Osmani (RTK/Telegrafi)
• AAK has not yet decided whether to vote for Osmani as president (Klan)
• Hodzic: Vote for Kurti government if two Bosniak municipalities formed (media)
• Mustafa: No preferences for LDK leader and no official candidacies (Kallxo)
• UNDP publishes latest public pulse report (media)
• Kosovo’s Courts Struggle to Hold Corrupt Officials to Account (Balkan Insight)
• Suicide prevention helpline seeking funding (Prishtina Insight)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, March 4, 2021

By   5 days ago

• COVID-19: 601 new cases, five deaths (media)
• New anti-COVID measures to be proposed in face of growing new cases (media)
• CEC: Election results to be announced Thursday (media)
• VV thanks diaspora members, claims to have overwhelmingly won their votes (media)
• Daka says recent elections were the most difficult to organise (Klan Kosova)
• Kurti: Specialist Chambers were imposed, KLA led just war (Telegrafi)
• In Switzerland, Osmani meets diaspora, chairman of National Council (media)
• EU-U.S. coordination, guarantee there will be no imposed solutions on Kosovo (Koha)
• EU envoy tells Serbia, Kosovo dialogue key for entry talks (AP/RFE)
• Grenell: Kurti and VV believe Israel was built by crimes (media)
• DFC dismisses head of Belgrade office – report (SeeNews/Tanjug)
• Twenty years on, the disappeared still cast shadows in northern Kosovo (euronews)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, March 3, 2021

By   6 days ago

• COVID-19: 488 new cases, 8 deaths (media)
• First COVID-19 COVAX vaccines for Kosovo by May (Express)
• Palmer: Full normalization is achieved through mutual recognition (Koha)
• Lajcak: Dialogue can be completed within several months (Prishtina Insight)
• Kurti in Lezha: The Constitution of Kosovo forbids national unity (media)
• Former U.S. dialogue envoy calls Kurti “Anti-American” (media)
• Kosovo Bosniaks Protest About ‘Election Trickery’ (Balkan Insight)
• Haradinaj claims to have an offer for the winning party (T7, media)
• Freedom House: Global decline in democracy has ‘accelerated’ (RFE, media)
• EU Envoy in Pristina to discuss Kosovo-Serbia normalization process (RFE)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, March 2, 2021

By   7 days ago

• COVID-19: 467 new cases, 9 deaths (media)
• Lajcak arrives in Prishtina, meets Kurti and Kosnett (media)
• Lajcak: Kurti knows international community expects dialogue to resume (RTK)
• Hoxha: Revoking Radojicic warrant was unexpected (Kallxo)
• Ismaili: AAK, safest and most natural partner for Vetevendosje (media)
• Shasha: Embassy in Jerusalem, a done deal (Koha)
• Prosecution senior official arrested on abuse of duty (media)
• Deadly provocation: How village killings kindled Kosovo’s resistance (BIRN)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, March 1, 2021

By   1 week ago

• COVID-19: 453 new cases, 4 deaths (media)
• Kurti on diaspora votes: There are tendencies to diminish our victory (media)
• Szunyog: It’s positive that Kurti lists dialogue as fourth priority (media)
• Lajcak starts three-day visit to Kosovo today (media)
• Israeli PM Netanyahu writes letter to Kurti (media)
• Kosovo – Serbia agreement not likely before 2023 (Koha)
• Kosovo Ministry reacts to statement by Russian Foreign Ministry (media)
• Protest in Prishtina on Tuesday over representation of communities (media)
• “Time for Kosovo to tell EU we are tired of games you’re playing” (media)
• Arrest warrant for Milan Radojicic revoked (media)
• Cleaning other people’s houses (Prishtina Insight)
• Growth of online shopping in Kosovo brings dangers for consumers (BIRN)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, February 26, 2021

By   2 weeks ago

• COVID-19: 437 new cases, five deaths (media)
• Osmani reacts to Lajcak: Kosovo will always be independent, indivisible (media)
• Lajcak: It is an official EU map; line separating Kosovo from Serbia (media)
• EU tries to roll up Kosovo map flap (politico.eu)
• Lajcak to visit Kosovo on Tuesday, sources say (arbresh.info)
• Vjosa Osmani expects votes from LDK too to be elected president (media)
• Kosovo journalist Visar Duriqi physically assaulted (media)
• UNMIK chief calls for ensuring safe environment for journalists (media)
• Five years ago, Hashim Thaci was elected President of Kosovo (media)
• Kosovo’s Ambassador Ines Demiri arrives in Israel (media)
• Former KLA member Gani Koci summoned by Specialist Chambers (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, February 25, 2021

By   2 weeks ago

COVID-19: 461 new cases, three deaths (media)
Agriculture agency officials suspected of bribery and theft detained (BIRN)
Hoti: Those responsible must receive maximal punishment (media)
“Police operation proves Kosovo deeply immersed in corruption” (media)
Serbian List silent over warning of Vetevendosje Movement (Radio Free Europe)
Parties to complaint to court over suspected vote manipulation (Koha)
“No one can be prosecuted for voting the party of another community” (media)
Rexhepi: We must vote for Osmani as Kosovo President (media)
In Kosovo, uncertain future for war crimes court nobody wanted (EuroNews)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, February 24, 2021

By   2 weeks ago

• COVID-19: 285 new cases, five deaths (media)
• Kurti: We don’t avoid talks with Serbia, but first justice and employment (VOA)
• Konjufca: We’ll form government without being dependent on SL (media)
• VV says diaspora votes with expired documents should not be annulled (media)
• Pacolli: I will vote in favor of Osmani for President (media)
• Berisha: Dialogue with Serbia is in Kosovo’s national interest (Koha)
• LDK’s Rugova: Resigned chairmanship trying to impose new leader (media)
• Ahmeti: VV to form coalition with PDK or LDK for greater stability (media)
• Adrijana Hodzic denies deal with Srpska Lista (BIRN)
• “Those assumed to be obstructing justice in Kosovo must be identified” (RFE)
• Serbian church elects patriarch deemed close to president (BIRN)
• TV debate discusses multilingualism and Balkanistics program (Kanal 10)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, February 23, 2021

By   2 weeks ago

• COVID-19: 260 new cases, three deaths (media)
• Kosovo hospitals take in fearful Albanian COVID-19 patients (BIRN)
• Nenad Rasic’s son beaten in Gracanica (media)
• Dialogue with Serbia – Kosovo’s key issue in foreign policy (Koha)
• Kosnett: Kurti and Osmani have vision and energy (media)
• Kosovo Serbs accused of fixing Bosniak, Roma election results (BIRN)
• Communities warn: We may refuse the reserved seats (Kallxo)
• Kryeziu: Votes for Hodzic delegitimise guaranteed seats for Bosniaks (Koha)
• Civil society calls for investigations into the Bosniak votes (media)
• Kosovo’s oldest party needs reality check after election rout (BIRN)
• Osmani meets UNDP Coordinator in Kosovo (media)
• Car of Vetevendosje MP caught fire (media)
• Von Cramon: Government officials and state-owned media in Serbia distributing disinformation and propaganda (media)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, March 8, 2021

    By   7 hours ago

    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, March 8, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: 587 new cases, 6 deaths (media)
    • EU: Ten-year dialogue has brought clear changes (RFE, Kallxo)
    • ECAP: All votes for Bosniak in 7 municipalities are annulled (media)
    • ECAP decides on recount of conditional and diaspora votes for AAK (media)
    • ECAP suspends six commissioners in Suhareka, orders vote recount (Koha)
    • Investigation on suspicions for Haradinaj-Stublla’s vote rigging begins (media)
    • Haradinaj: I wish the manipulators meritorious punishments (Koha)
    • Kurti says new government won’t have less than 5 female ministers (media)
    • Women’s representation in Kosovo’s Parliament increased without reliance on gender quotas (exit.al)
    • March in Prishtina in honor of the International Women’s Day (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • 18 new cases of Covid-19 registered in Serbian areas in Kosovo on Sunday (KoSSev)
    • Office for KiM: 10.500 Serbs from Kosovo inoculated (Radio KIM)
    • EU: 10 years later, time to bring the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina to an end (Kosovo Online, Tanjug)
    • Odalovic: Pristina should open archives, people have not disappeared in the forest (RTS, Kosovo and Metohija radio, Kontakt plus radio)
    • Vucic: Pristina wanted to buy Serb souls in the south, it failed in the north, we will help the people (KoSSev)
    • Dacic: Double standards of EU, Belgrade’s stances clear since beginning (Kosovo-online)
    • Additional 28.080 doses of Pfizer vaccine arrived in Serbia (Tanjug)
    • Serbian List urges competent authorities to prosecute those who broke into Serbian Orthodox churches (Kosovo-online)
    • Serbian opposition parties and organizations submits joint platform on elections conditions’ talks (N1)

    Opinion:

    • Rebuilding on Equal Foundations (EurActiv)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • UN highlights transformative power of equal participation, marking International Women’s Day (UN News)
    • Covid could endanger progress on gender equality, says Merkel (The Guardian)
    • A boy from Novo Brdo’s love for tennis breaks all boundaries (KoSSev)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, March 5, 2021

    By   3 days ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: 564 new cases, seven deaths (media)
    • Hoti: Kosovo facing a new wave of COVID-19, first vaccines to arrive in March (media)
    • Kurti-led government expected to be formed on 25 March (Koha)
    • Non-Serb community parties appeal election result (media)
    • Osmani: KSF to deploy on its first mission abroad this week (Telegrafi)
    • SPO ready for commencement of trial against Salih Mustafa (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • In Serbian areas in Kosovo 56 new cases of Covid-19, two deaths (Radio Mitrovica sever)
    • Lajčák: Both Belgrade and Pristina understand dialogue has no alternative (N1)
    • Analysts:Citizens committed to change and reforms, but present differing views on cooperation with SL (KoSSev)
    • Petkovic: We continue the joint struggle for the survival of our people (RTV Puls)
    • US diplomat: Biden to condemn statement on Kosovo’s unification with Albania (N1)
    • German FM: Serbia will get 300,000 vaccines from COVAX programme (DW, N1)
    • Selakovic: Von Cramon’s views do not reflect official German policy (Kosovo Online, Tanjug)
    • Vecernje Novosti: “Lajcak didn’t bring anything new to Belgrade, left with a clear message from Vucic” (B92)
    • The Court of Appeals revoked the decision on the detention of seven young men, but will not be released until a new decision (Kosovo Online)
    • Ambassador says France committed to supporting Western Balkans (N1, FoNet)
    • Biden deleted Trump’s plan to invest in Serbia? (Danas)

    Opinion:

    • The Times They Are a-Changin’: But For Better or Worse? (Balkan Insight)

    International:

    • Serb Ex-Policeman Claims Alibi for Kosovo Family’s Killings (Balkan Insight)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, March 4, 2021

    By   4 days ago

    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, March 4, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: 591 new cases, seven deaths (media)
    • Zemaj warns stricter measures if increasing trend continues (media)
    • Central Election Commission announces final election results (media)
    • NATO SG: We’re reviewing engagement with KSF, after mandate change (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • 67 new cases of Covid-19, two deaths registered in Serbian areas in Kosovo (KoSSev)
    • Antonijevic: The number of patients is growing, the worrying situation (KiM radio)
    • The CEC confirmed 10 mandates of the Serbian List, Slavko and Igor Simic won the most votes (Kosovo Online)
    • Vucic: Albanians are not ready to compromise (KoSSev)
    • Lajcak from Belgrade: Status quo is not sustainable for either side (KoSSev)
    • Germany against change of borders; Serbia for compromise (KoSSev)
    • Sava Janjic: No hasty solution for Kosovo and Metohija (NMagazin, FB)
    • Selakovic addressed German Bundestag EU Committee, talks about EU integration, Kosovo issue (GoS, media)
    • Grubjesic: Lajcak visit to ‘feel the pulse’ of Pristina about the dialogue continuation (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)

    Opinion:

    • Lack of paper in the Paper Leviathans (Koha)
    • Intentional Amnesia: Croatia’s Attempt to Erase Yugoslavia (Balkan Insight)

    International:

    • Left-wing party wins Kosovo poll, needs ally to form cabinet (AP)
    • World Health Organization warns of global uptick in Covid cases after weeks of decline (CNBC)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • Inspiring change: women’s leadership in health care is vital during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond (euro.who.int)
    • In COVID-19 Fight, Free Speech Becomes Collateral Damage (Balkan Insight)
    • EU Starts Sputnik V Review as Russia Seeks Vaccine Acceptance (Bloomberg)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, March 3, 2021

    By   5 days ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: 601 new cases, five new deaths (media)
    • Vetevendosje’s Kurti says he has votes to form the government (RFE)
    • Kurti replies to Netanyahu, Erdogan; no mention of embassy in Jerusalem (media)
    • CEC likely to announce final election results today (Express)
    • EUSR Lajcak’s visit to Kosovo: Dialogue will continue (media)
    • Lajcak: Dialogue important for Kosovo and Serbia’s European aspirations (media)
    • Abbott: UK shares views for well-prepared, principled dialogue (media)
    • EU-facilitated dialogue with US support as soon as institutions are formed (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • 33 Covid-19 cases in Serbian communities in Kosovo, one deceased (Kontakt plus radio)
    • Gracanica: 10 new Covid-19 cases (KiM radio)
    • Patriarch Porfirije: Kosovo not only a geopolitical issue for us, but also a question of identity (RTS, KiM radio, Kosovo Online)
    • Freedom House: SNS erodes political, civil liberties in Serbia (N1, VoA)
    • Germany honestly supports Western Balkans’ European perspective (Beta, N1)
    • LVV publishes photos of Kurti and Lajcak – no Albanian flag (KoSSev)
    • Lazic: An epidemic would be under control with 20,000 revaccinated, we are now halfway there (Kosovo Online)
    • Bajrami: Dialogue cannot continue with the same discourse, reaching an agreement in a few months is unrealistic (KoSSev)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • WHO: Serbia fourth in Europe by number of newly infected per 100,000 people (N1)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, March 2, 2021

    By   6 days ago

    Albanian Language Media: COVID-19: 488 new cases, 8 deaths (media) Lajcak expects Kosovo-Serbia agreement within mandate of Kurti’s government (media) Schutz on Lajcak’s visit to Kosovo (Express) Hoti: Sovereignty and integrity of Kosovo non-negotiable (media) Vetevendosje publishes details of Kurti-Lajcak discussions (Express) Kurti: The Constitution does not allow us to unite with Albania (media) March […]

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, March 1, 2021

    By   1 week ago

    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, March 1, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: 467 new cases, 9 deaths (media)
    • VV: Revoking Radojicic arrest warrant, scandalous and dangerous (media)
    • CDHRF: There should be protests against Lajcak’s visit (media)
    • Albin Kurti’s crossroad between EU, US, Erdogan and Netanyahu (euronews.al)
    • Hague Court schedules new status conference on Salih Mustafa’s case (Gazeta Express)
    • Berisha: We will demand annulment of votes orchestrated by the Serbian List (Ekonomia)
    • Simmons: I said and will say it again: Kosovo is a sovereign state (RTK)
    • Director General of Kosovo Prosecutorial Council Secretariat, arrested (RTK)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • 86 new cases of Covid-19 registered in Serbian areas in Kosovo on Saturday (Radio konakt plus)
    • Radojevic: Interethnic incidents have no place in our city (Radio kontakt plus)
    • Lajcak: I am not coming to Belgrade with ultimatum, EU and US expect continuation of dialogue (Tanjug)
    • Simic: We expect that Lajcak reminds Pristina of its unfulfilled obligations (Kosovo-online)
    • Office for KiM: “Arilje” handball team banned from entering Kosovo (Radio KIM)
    • Gathering to support detained youngsters in Gracanica held last night also (Radio KIM)
    • Petkovic urges citizens from Kosovo to get vaccinated (Kosovo-online)
    • Poll shows 75 percent of young Serbians want mandatory military service to resume (N1)

    Opinion:

    • Palokaj: A priority or not, the dialogue will last for many years (Koha)
    • The far-reaching consequences of Kosovo’s failure to secure vaccines (Prishtina Insight)

    International:

    Kosovo Revokes Arrest Warrant for Powerful Serb Businessman (Balkan Insight)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • Additional doses of Sputnik V for revaccination have arrived to Serbia (B92)
    • Additional doses of Pfizer’s vaccines arrived in Serbia (Kosovo-online)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 26, 2021

    By   1 week ago

    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 26, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: Five dead, 445 new cases (media)
    • Stricter implementation of measures to prevent increase in COVID cases (media)
    • Lajcak to visit Kosovo on March 1 (media)
    • Rugova: There are tendencies to impose a new LDK leader (media)
    • Ineffective justice for attacks on journalists (Radio Free Europe)
    • “Government to prepare strategy against Russia’s malign operations” (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Vucic: Serbia will continue to aid Serbian people in Kosovo and Metohija (Kosovo-online)
    • EU spokesman denies Lajcak bringing ultimatum to Belgrade (N1)
    • Lajcak to visit Pristina and Belgrade next week (Radio KIM)
    • Drecun: Lajcak pushed ZSO aside; story on non-paper appears who knows how many times (RTS)
    • Selakovic says lack of EU’s reaction on “Great Albania” statements doesn’t help building trust (N1)
    • One more protest held in Gracanica (RTV KIM)
    • Zakharova: Agreement between Belgrade and Pristina shouldn’t be forced, rhetoric of Kosovo Albanians concerning (Kosovo-online)
    • Petkovic replies to Osmani over map issue (Kosovo-online, social media)

    Opinion:

    • Kosovan abyss (KoSSev)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • Serbia tightens anti-epidemic measures (N1)
    • Half million doses of Chinese vaccines to be delivered to Serbia (B92)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 25, 2021

    By   2 weeks ago

    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 25, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: 437 new cases, five deaths (media)
    • EU downplays Lajcak’s interview backdrop map with Kosovo as part of Serbia (Express)
    • Montgomery: US committed to working with EU on Kosovo-Serbia dialogue (VoA, media)
    • Kosovo journalist Visar Duriqi physically assaulted (media)
    • Daka leaves the CEC meeting following LVV’s request for community votes (Koha)
    • Hague Court extends detention for Kosovo war veteran leaders (Express)
    • Emigrant votes are holding Kosovo’s electoral result ‘hostage’ (Euronews.al)
    • LDK chairmanship to meet today at 16:30 (Express)
    • Mustafa meets with Rhode, discuss latest developments in Kosovo (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • 95 new cases of Covid-19 registered in Serbian areas in Kosovo (KoSSev)
    • One-month detention assigned to seven persons suspected of involvement in Laplje Selo fight (KoSSev)
    • Gracanica: Students protest over decision to detain youngsters involved in Laplje Selo fight (Radio kontakt plus)
    • Father Sava: It was not a lynch, but a fight of two politically opposed groups of young men (media, social media)
    • Gracanica police station commander: Fight in Laplje Selo arranged in advance (KoSSev)
    • Rasic: My son certainly didn’t know the fight was organized, school worked on Monday (KoSSev)
    • Selakovic condemns EP call to five EU states to recognize Kosovo (B92)
    • Vucic met SOC Patriarch, discussed Kosovo issue (B92)

    International:

    • Attack on Kosovo Investigative Journalist Condemned (Balkan Insight)
    • Former intelligence chief indicted in ‘Gulenist’ case (Prishtina Insight)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 24, 2021

    By   2 weeks ago

    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 24, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: 461 new cases, three deaths (media)
    • Palmer: Kosovo-Serbia and Bosnia Herzegovina, two separate issues (VoA, media)
    • European Parliament: Kosovo’s independence is irreversible (REL, media)
    • Bajrami resigns from the Acting Finance Minister position (media)
    • Haradinaj sees LVV movements as “powerless to face northern integration” (Koha)
    • Head of Kosovo’s Agency for Agricultural Development arrested (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Vucic: Meeting with Kosovo Serb representatives on Friday; Concentrated pressure of the EU and the USA (media)
    • Vucic on the fight in Laplje Selo: We have all the information; two groups of young men organized the fight (KoSSev)
    • Belgrade-ordered beating or an organized fight between high school students? (KoSSev)
    • Jevtic: Why is there silence about attacks on Serbian returnees? (Radio Mitrovica sever)
    • MEPs: Rule of law and normalisation with Kosovo crucial for Serbia (N1)
    • EP on Kosovo: No reform results, call for formation of A/CSM (Radio Mitrovica sever)
    • Andjelkovic: Albanians frontally attack Serbian List out of fear from Serbian unity in Kosovo (Kosovo-online)
    • Serbia & UAE to intensify defense ministries’ cooperation (N1)

    Opinion:

    • Kosovo must use this moment to reframe the narrative of the past (Kosovo 2.0)

    International:

    • MEPs call on Serbia to commit unambiguously to European values (europarl.europa.eu)
    • Biden’s Early Move in Balkans Signals Interest in Europe (VoA)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 23, 2021

    By   2 weeks ago

    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 23, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: 368 new cases, four deaths (media)
    • EP criticizes Kosovo for not fighting corruption, expresses concern over closure of Task Force (Koha)
    • Hoti on assault on Rasic’s son: Violence is unacceptable (media)
    • Prosecutor’s office begins investigations about attack on Rasic’s son (media)
    • Rasic: Attack on my son was an attempted murder (Prishtina Insight)
    • Abbott: Some politicians have incited hatred and fear within communities (Koha)
    • Kurti asks privatisation agency not to open new waves of privatisation (media)
    • EP Foreign Affairs Committee to vote Kosovo report (Express)
    • Suspicions of vote manipulation by Serbia, dozens of NGOs demand reaction of local and international institutions (Kallxo)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • 78 new cases of Covid-19 registered in Serbian areas in Kosovo (KoSSev)
    • 14 newly infected in Gracanica (Kosovo Online)
    • Serbian List and Office for KiM: Fight has nothing to do with politics (Radio KIM)
    • Suspects for beating Nikola Rasic assigned detention (Radio KIM)
    • Nenad Rasic believes that the attack on his son has a political background (N1)
    • Rakic: Son of Nenad Rasic injured in “a private conflict” between young men (N1)
    • Parents of detained young men: The fight was caused by Nikola Rasic (KiM radio)
    • Sava Janjic: Dialogue with Serbs must go through Belgrade (Kosovo-online)

    International:

    • The world faces a pandemic of human rights abuses in the wake of Covid-19 (The Guardian)
    • Small hydropower plant owner sues activist Shpresa Loshaj in Kosovo* for defamation (balkangreenenergynews.com)
    • In Hostile Serbian Parliament, MP Fights for Rights of ‘Enemy’ Albanians (Balkan Insight)
    • U.S. Development Bank Says It’s Committed To Balkans Amid Talk Of Serbian Office Closure (RFE)
    • North Macedonia Murder Retrial Convicts Ethnic Albanians of Terrorism (Balkan Insight)

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