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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, December 3, 2021

By   3 days ago

• Kurti meets Quint ambassadors and head of EU office (media)
• Kurti: Any initiative aimed at replacing EU integration is deviation from genuine democratic reforms (media)
• Politicians react to appointment of UK special envoy to Western Balkans (media)
• Mustafa: Association to either be formed or Assembly to invalidate 2013 agreement (Koha)
• Analysts discuss implementation of Constitutional Court rulings (Klan)
• Kosovo rejects entrance permission to Petkovic (RTK)
• Svecla meets Johansson, discuss fight against crime and corruption (media)
• EC 2021 Reports on Western Balkans: Corruption is widespread and remains an issue of concern (EWB)
• Arrested development: the unfinished church dividing Kosovo (AFP/France 24)
• Kosovo to Simplify Path to Citizenship for Albanians from Presevo Valley (Exit)
• Kosovo Confirms Jailing of Serb Ex-Policemen for War Crimes (BIRN)
• ‘Art Without Limit’ Film Festival Opens in Capital (BIRN)
• COVID-19: 16 new cases, no deaths (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, December 2, 2021

By   4 days ago

• Borrell: Kosovo and Serbia must return to dialogue, no other way (Koha)
• Lajcak visits Norway, discusses dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia (media)
• Abdixhiku: I am trying for a great comeback of the LDK (media)
• AAK’s Lekaj says KSF commander was sacked (Ekonomia Online)
• Healthcare workers on strike today (Telegrafi)
• PDK denies agreement on Prishtina deputy mayor post (Kallxo/Zeri)
• KEDS asks for 7 percent increase in electricity tariffs from December 1 (Koha)
• COVID-19: Eight new cases, no deaths (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, December 1, 2021

By   5 days ago

• The Quint calls on Kosovo to implement decision on Decani Monastery land (media)
• Osmani asks Slovenia to persuade partners to lift visa requirements (BIRN)
• Government doesn’t expect results from dialogue before Serbia elections (Koha)
• EU: Serbia should allow Kosovo ministers to visit Presevo (media)
• LDK MP: I don’t believe there should be early elections (media)
• Dugolli: We will have helicopters during this mandate (KTV)
• Von Cramon’s call to Germany on changing its stance on Serbia angers PM Brnabic (euronews.al)
• Surroi: Kurti, Rama wouldn’t mention referendum if not asked (Klan Kosova)
• Only 19 percent of women elected to municipal assemblies (Lajmi)
• Albania, Kosovo plan joint children’s textbook for 2022 (BIRN)
• COVID-19: Eight new cases, one death (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 30, 2021

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• Kurti tells Pahor: Serbia to reflect on damage and crimes committed in Kosovo (media)
• Ilir Dugolli tipped to become Kosovo’s new ambassador to U.S. (Gazeta Express)
• Kamberi: Serbia not interested in relaxing relations with Kosovo (Klan)
• Bugajski: Kosovo-Serbia agreement only with mutual recognition (Express)
• Unresolved murders, argument in favour of Special Prosecution investigating the Gllogjan case (Koha)
• Szunyog: Violence against women, a terrible reality in Kosovo (Koha)
• Kosovo’s Top Court Suspends Hydropower Plant Water Permit (BIRN)
• COVID-19: Two new cases, no deaths (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 29, 2021

By   7 days ago

• Kosovo leaders condemn attack on bus that killed three (Prishtina Insight)
• Bus attack in Gllogjan: Several tracks of investigation, no arrested (Koha)
• Thousands gather to pay tribute for 3 victims of tragic bus attack (euronews.al)
• Serbian authorities reject visit by Kosovo government ministers (RFE)
• Kurti for the KSF: You are a continuation of the KLA (Telegrafi)
• Robelli: On the empty rhetoric of unification (Koha)
• COVID-19: Six new cases, no deaths (media)
• Kosovo – Serbia dialogue must continue, Slovenian President says (media)
• Serbia ranks Albania and Kosovo as “hostile countries” (Express/Informer.rs)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 26, 2021

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• Lajcak: Kosovo-Serbia dialogue to produce positive results (RTK)
• Meta visits Kosovo: Open Balkan doesn’t guarantee stability or peace in the region (euronews.al)
• Residency and Social Contribution Agreements on Friday (Exit)
• Head of EU Office Szunyog gives interview to KTV
• Kosovo Assembly approves in principle 2022 Budget (media)
• Rohde: Government coalition reiterates visa liberalisation commitment (RTK)
• President of Slovenia, Pahor, to visit Kosovo next week (media)
• Vucic meets Putin in Sochi, Kosovo among topics discussed (euronews.al)
• New Dragash mayor to be decided by Diaspora ballots (Telegrafi)
• The darkness of the black chronicles (Kosovo 2.0)
• Kosovo Buffeted by Waves of Public Sector Strikes (BIRN)
• COVID-19: 12 new cases, no deaths (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 25, 2021

By   2 weeks ago

• Escobar: ‘Open Balkans’ will not function without involvement of six states (RFE Albanian)
• Albanian President criticizes “Open-Balkans” initiative from Prishtina (A2)
• Gervalla meets Escobar: Dialogue to aim only mutual recognition (media)
• New German government supports visa liberalization for Kosovo (RTK)
• Kurti receives Chairmen of the Universal Peace Federation (media)
• Konjufca: Consensus with opposition against “Zajednica” benefits Kosovo in dialogue (Koha)
• Kosovo and Latvia sign MoU on military and security cooperation (media)
• Citaku: PDK to soon form ‘shadow government’ (Telegrafi)
• Police Inspectorate: Interview of Police Director not related to confiscation of drugs (media)
• Kosovo man faces terror charges after return from Syria (The Washington Post)
• “Rexhep Selimi and Nasim Haradinaj catch COVID-19 at The Hague” (Telegrafi)
• COVID-19: Six new cases, one death (media)
• With stray dog shelter, Kosovo duo bridge ethnic divide (AFP/France 24)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 24, 2021

By   2 weeks ago

• Lajcak announces developments in the dialogue process (RTK)
• Kurti: Serbia behaving in Balkans according to Russian Federation model (Koha)
• Kurti received by Austrian Chancellor Schallenberg (media)
• “We will allow no individual to be stronger than the rule of law” (media)
• Trudeau confirms Canada’s strong commitment to support Kosovo (media)
• Krasniqi: People are disappointed by Kurti government (RTK)
• AAK announces elections in the party (Ekonomia Online)
• Kosovo to end free energy supplies to Serb-majority municipalities (BIRN)
• Ivanovic murder trial witness avoids naming ‘threatening’ Serb criminals (BIRN)
• ‘Pawns’: Serbs in north Kosovo stuck in simmering dispute (AFP, France 24)
• COVID-19: 15 new cases, no deaths (media)
• Albania-Kosovo intergovernmental meeting set for November 26 (euronews.al)
• Kosovo declares day of mourning for victims in Bulgaria bus crash (euronews.al)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 23, 2021

By   2 weeks ago

• Kurti: We expect visa liberalisation for Kosovo citizens in 2022 (media)
• Lajcak meets Kurti in Vienna (media)
• Hajdari: Kosovo in CEFTA only as a state, not through UNMIK (Koha)
• MPs: Investigate case of Romas were not served in Gjakova bar (EO)
• Berisha: Kosovo as a society must reflect positively toward us (Klan Kosova)
• Kosovo Serb politician Ivanovic threatened before murder, court told (BIRN)
• Bota Sot editor-in-chief receives threats (Klan Kosova)
• Justice institutions oppose plan for vetting judges and prosecutors (Exit News)
• Albanians deny Serbia claim on deal on their removal from civil registry (Exit News)
• LAREG Meeting in Paris: on the media situation in the Balkans countries (EFJ)
• COVID-19: 10 new cases, no deaths (media)
• Flaming bus crash in Bulgaria kills 45 North Macedonian tourists (Reuters)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 22, 2021

By   2 weeks ago

• Kosovo PM Kurti speaks with US envoy Escobar on the phone (Express)
• Hovenier: Excited to come to Pristina to deepen US-Kosovo ties (media)
• Caroline Ziadeh appointed new head of UNMIK (media)
• Kurti: I’d vote for unification with Albania in democratic referendum (media)
• U.S. calls for implementation of all Constitutional Court decisions (media)
• Citaku on UNSC sessions: I had hard time getting information about war (Koha)
• President Osmani speaks at the Halifax International Security Forum (media)
• Mehaj: Presence of permanent military base in Kosovo, important (media)
• The battle with lobbies (Koha Ditore)
• Spain preparing historical turn towards Kosovo (media)
• The integration of the north remains on paper (Koha Ditore)
• Minister: Boycott bars and restaurants that don’t serve communities (media)
• Two Serbian List officials risks decertification (Koha)
• COVID-19: 7 new cases, no deaths (media)
• As COVID wave strikes Balkans, infections in Kosovo drop (BIRN)
• Serbian Albanian leaders deny deal over deleted addresses (BIRN)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, December 3, 2021

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, December 3, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • PDK: Shadow government will be formed after New Year holidays (T7)
    • Kosovo Minister of Defense reports to parliamentary committee (media)
    • Berisha: Army was never involved in police operations (media)
    • The Western Balkans with “Russian troubles” (Radio Free Europe)
    • New board no silver bullet for troubled Kosovo broadcaster (BIRN)
    • Haradinaj: Deeply grateful to Merkel, a great friend of Kosovo (media)
    • Abazovic: If Open Balkans is alternative to EU, Montenegro disagrees (Telegrafi)
    • COVID-19: 13 new cases, no deaths (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Serbian Government most strongly protested the Pristina’s new ban for Petkovic (GoS website, media)
    • Serbian PM says support for EU membership highest in five years (N1)
    • Serbian media continue reacting to awards presented to language non-compliant institutions, seek public apology (KoSSev, Gracanica-online, Radio KIM)
    • Lawyer: Rada Trajkovic acquitted of charges for slander against BIA official (KoSSev)
    • Vucic grateful for EU financial gift for Nis-Merdare highway construction (N1)
    • Rakic: SOC pillar of support for Serbian people (Kosovo-online)
    • Vasic: Confirmation of verdict to Krstic a scandal that is no surprising (Radio KIM)
    • Tadic on Rio Tinto Company: “Negotiations started during time of Zoran Djindjic’s government” (B92)
    • EC’s Pisonero: Rio Tinto ‘Jadar’ project can be good economic chance for Serbia (N1)
    • Godfrey: US support participation of other countries from region in “Open Balkan” initiative (Kosovo-online)
    • EU-W. Balkans Ministerial Forum: Importance of rule of law, judicial reforms (N1)

    International:

    • Far-Right Exploiting Pandemic to Spread Hate, in the Balkans Too (BIRN)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, December 2, 2021

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, December 2, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • UK appoints special envoy to the Western Balkans (media)
    • Ambassador Rohde urges political parties to achieve Assembly quorum (media)
    • Trade unions give government deadline to approve law on salaries (Klan/Kallxo)
    • Rama: “Open Balkan” mechanism to aid implementation of Berlin process (Koha)
    • AJK calls on Government and LVV to distance themselves from social media group (media)
    • COVID-19: 16 new cases, no deaths (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Covid-19: 32 new cases, one death registered in Serbian areas (Radio KIM)
    • Petkovic again banned from entering Kosovo (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)
    • Property issues in Kosovo, an unresolved problem (Radio KIM)
    • FM Selakovic: Serbia fosters friendly relations with African states (Tanjug)
    • NATO’s Stoltenberg: Development of the situation in the WB worrying (N1, Radio Mitrovica sever)
    • Protest in Zvecan due to electricity supply issues (Radio kontakt plus)
    • The Court of Appeals upheld verdicts to Krstic and Shabani (Kosovo-online)
    • Selakovic thanks Romania for its firm position not to recognize Kosovo (Kosovo-online)
    • Institutions respecting the Law on Use of Languages awarded (Radio KIM)

    International:

    • The Eagle’s Nest: Migrants, Refugees Tread New Balkan Route (Balkan Insight)
    • Serbia, new environmental protests (balcanicaucaso.org)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • Von der Leyen: “It’s time to consider mandatory vaccination” (B92, Tanjug)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, December 1, 2021

    By   5 days ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • Stoltenberg: We are concerned with rhetoric in Bosnia and Kosovo-Serbia tensions (Klan)
    • PDK’s Citaku accuses Minister Mehaj of legal violations (media)
    • Kosovo’s deputy minister denies allegations of Mehaj-Rama disagreements (Telegrafi)
    • Former KSF commander to represent Kosovo at RACVIAC organisation (Telegrafi)
    • Quint must not put pressure on Kosovo institutions, historians say (media)
    • KSC prosecution opposes interim release of former KLA leaders (media)
    • Court fines Klina mayor on conflict of interest charges (Zeri)
    • Kurti on anti-COVID measures: They respond to current situation (media)
    • COVID-19: Eight new cases, no deaths (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Dacic calls referendum on constitutional amendments for January 16 (media)
    • New assemblies constituted in Serbian municipalities in Kosovo (RTS)
    • Visoki Decani: Without respect for the rights of all communities, there is no sustainable democratic development (Kosovo Online)
    • PM Brnabic to von Cramon: ”I understand that Kosovo is part of Serbia for you as well, and I appreciate that” (Kosovo Online, Blic)
    • The north of Kosovo among the reasons for the change in the KSF; the position of the USA awaited (Kosovo Online)
    • Serbian Defence Minister Stefanovic about the change of the KSF head (Kosovo Online)
    • Todosijevic, Serbian List member who was sentenced to prison, still MP (RFE)
    • Serbian Ministry of Culture returned Kosovo and Metohija to the Law on Cultural Heritage (KiM radio, Beta)
    • Stano: Both Belgrade and Pristina to allow official visits (RTS, Tanjug)
    • Borrell: Dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina is the only way to stabilization (RTS, Tanjug)

    Opinion:

    • Serbia’s War on Free Media is Moving to ‘Street Level’ (Balkan Insight)

    International:

    • Havana Syndrome: The Perfect Disease for a Post-Truth World (Balkan Insight)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • World AIDS day finds Kosovo with eight new HIV positive cases (RFE/Koha)
    • Quarantine in Kosovo Sparks Revival in Greenhouse Gardening (Prishtina Insight)
    • Workshop on Participatory Strategic Planning organised in Kosovo* (CoE)
    • Massive protests in Serbia against Rio Tinto’s lithium mining ambition, pollution (balkangreenenergynews.com)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 30, 2021

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    Albanian Language Media:

    • Bashkim Jashari appointed new commander of KSF (media)
    • KSF commander resigns (Albanian Post)
    • EU supports institutions and strengthening of law and order in Kosovo (RTK)
    • Gervalla: Approach to visa liberalisation for Kosovo could change soon (media)
    • Krasniqi meets Lajcak: Dialogue should end with mutual recognition (Klan)
    • PDK mentions new elections as way out of parliamentary stalemate (Telegrafi)
    • Konjufca meets Austrian Ambassador: Final agreement, mutual recognition (RTK)
    • Kosovo Police special unit surround the Post Office premises (RTK)
    • Kosovo and Germany with an agreement to support the KSF with 1 million euros (Klan)
    • COVID-19: Eight new cases, one death (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • PM Brnabic and Viola von Cramon correspondence on Twitter (Kosovo Online)
    • Von Cramon: Berlin could change approach towards Belgrade (N1)
    • Environmental movement calls Vucic to annul controversial laws (N1)
    • Northern Kosovo fears that it might be left without power supply; non-compliance with agreements, unpaid bills and Kurti’s ”the day will come” (Euronews Serbia)
    • Gracanica: Ljiljana Subaric and members of the Municipal Assembly took the oath (KiM radio)
    • Petkovic with Botsan Kharchenko on dialogue (KiM radio)

    Opinion:

    • Legal framework for Kosovo Serbs tailored to Pristina (part three): What kind of future awaits them? (KoSSev)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 29, 2021

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 29, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • Pahor: Kosovo and Serbia to trust the dialogue, respect agreements (media)
    • Osmani: EU should react towards Serbia’s destabilizing rhetoric in the region (RTK)
    • Prosecution: Investigations in Decan are not easy (RFE Albanian)
    • Ibishi: Attack threats should be taken seriously (Ekonomia)
    • Croatian Ambassador to Albania: “Serbian World” is being legitimized with “Open Balkans” (Klan)
    • COVID-19: Two new cases, no deaths (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Covid-19: 65 new cases registered in Serbian areas on Saturday (Radio KIM)
    • Vucic: I am completely convinced that we should not recognize Kosovo (KoSSev, KiM radio, Tanjug, TV Pink)
    • Vucic meets with Pahor in Belgrade (Tanjug)
    • Pahor on ZSO in Pristina: I understand decision of Constitutional Court, but agreements must be respected (KoSSev)
    • Visoki Decani Monastery extends condolences to families of victims in Glodjane (social media)
    • Blinken: Indispensable role of Serbia in promoting the regional stability (Tanjug)
    • Survey on Law on Referendum: Most people think it is related to Kosovo and Rio Tinto Company (KoSSev)
    • Petkovic elected member of SNS Presidency, Djuric Vice-President (Kosovo-online)
    • Glass on a store belonging to Blagoje Radic from Orahovac broken (Radio kontakt plus)

    International:

    • Kosovo’s Forensic Investigators: ‘We are the Voice of the Dead’ (Balkan Insight)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • Three weak earthquakes hit Kosovo (N1, RTS, KiM radio)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 26, 2021

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 26, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • Rama: Different positions on Open Balkan do not hurt us (media)
    • Kurti to Rama: Let us speak like diplomats and work like patriots (Koha)
    • Lajcak discusses security situation in Kosovo with KFOR and EULEX (RTK)
    • Threatening tones of war must not be underestimated, analysts say (Telegrafi)
    • Rama’s impossible dismissal, President risks violating Constitution (Demokracia)
    • Meta: Albania fully supports Kosovo – Serbia dialogue (Klan Kosova)
    • COVID-19: 17 new cases, no deaths (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Serbian Parliament adopted the Law on Referendum and People’s Initiative, 50 percent turnout threshold abolished (media)
    • Vucic’s interview to RTS on meeting with Putin, Kosovo issue (RTS)
    • Vucic: Putin to keep gas price same for Serbia, we saved one national stadium (N1)
    • Djordjevic: Vucic was not received that well in Russia, as he claims (Danas)
    • Szunyog: To implement Constitutional Court decision on Visoki Decani Monastery (Radio KIM)
    • Escobar on Balkan (HINA, N1)
    • Serbian Ambassador elected Chair of UNESCO Executive Council (Kosovo Online)
    • RIA Novosti: Russia will get a nuclear power plant in Serbia (NMagazin, Beta, Danas)
    • Pahor to visit Serbia on Sunday, with Vucic about dialogue with Pristina and the Western Balkans (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)

    International:

    • Euronews Albania’s poll on unification, Rama and Kurti give their take (euronews.al)
    • No more stops from Albania to Kosovo and vice-versa, all controls lifted (euronews.al)
    • Serbia President Hails ‘Incredible’ Gas Deal With Russia (Balkan Insight)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 25, 2021

    By   2 weeks ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • Kurti: Electricity in four northern municipalities will be billed soon (media)
    • Konjufca: Kosovo’s future in EU and NATO, not in Serbia’s initiatives (Telegrafi)
    • Gervalla: War has returned as a real threat in the Balkans (Koha)
    • Kurti: Today we commemorate women and girls lost to violence (Klan Kosova)
    • Specialist Chambers confirm some detainees are infected with COVID-19 (Klan Kosova)
    • Mobile team vaccinates school pupils in Prishtina (Prishtina Insight)
    • COVID-19: 12 new cases, no deaths (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Covid-19: 33 new cases in Serbian communities (Kontakt plus radio)
    • Putin: Russia supports Serbia’s position on resolving the Kosovo issue (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)
    • Dacic: The law on the referendum has nothing to do with Rio Tinto, the Constitution preamble will not change (Danas)
    • Petkovic: The only one destabilizing the region is Albin Kurti (Radio Mitrovica sever, Kosovo Online)
    • Mojsilovic with Kajari: The only legitimate security actor in Kosovo is KFOR (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)
    • US envoy to Serbia on ‘Open Balkan’: We support economic linkage; Escobar agrees (N1, FoNet)
    • DSS official won’t run with anyone who says that genocide was committed in Srebrenica and Kosovo is independent (Beta, NIN, N1)
    • Protesters in Belgrade threaten to block Serbia if two laws are passed (N1)
    • 520 kg of marijuana seized in Nis (B92, N1, Kosovo Online)

    International:

    • Western Balkans in the coalition agreement of the next German government (EWB)
    • Venice Commission: Serbia followed ‘most’ constitutional recommendations (BIRN)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 24, 2021

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 24, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • Kosovo President Osmani meets Canada’s Governor General Simon (media)
    • Kurti: We are committed to fighting crime and corruption, uphold rule of law (media)
    • EU Special Representative for dialogue, Lajcak, to visit Kosovo tomorrow (Klan)
    • Kurti: I strongly condemn cases of discrimination against communities in Kosovo (Kallxo)
    • Hajdari: Anti-dumping measures linked to equality and reciprocity (Koha)
    • CDBK: Kosovo in CEFTA as a country, not through UNMIK (Zeri)
    • COVID-19: Six new cases, one death (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Vucic on meeting with Putin, talks with Pristina, bigger incentives for childbirth (RTS)
    • Mihajlovic: Alleged debt for electricity in northern Kosovo a lie, yet another sort of pressure against Serbs (Kosovo-online)
    • Stano: Pristina to change decision and allow Petar Petkovic to enter Kosovo (Tanjug)
    • Conference on the Open Balkan today in the Serbian Parliament (RTV Puls, Kosovo Online)
    • Vucic awarded Golden Charter and Key of Mitrovica North City (KoSSev)
    • Kremlin: Putin and Vucic to discuss also the prospects for resolving the Kosovo issue (Tanjug, Kosovo Online, TASS)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • Public pulse: Citizens dissatisfied with municipal support during a pandemic (KiM radio)
    • Kopač: Western Balkans need to introduce CO2 tax by 2025 (balkangreenenergynews.com)
    • Activists in Balkans raise alarm on rising violence against women (axios.com)
    • How do you see me? How do I see you? (Kosovo Trustbuilding Platform)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 23, 2021

    By   2 weeks ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • Kosovo leaders extend condolences to North Macedonia following tragic bus accident (media)
    • President of Kosovo Osmani to meet Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau (media)
    • Parliamentary committee holds meeting with UK ambassador (Kallxo/KP)
    • Kosovo authorities have paid over €27 million for electricity in the north (Kosovapress/Koha)
    • Szunyog condemns incidents against non-majority communities (media)
    • COVID-19: 15 new cases, no deaths (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Vucic with Lajcak on the continuation of the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina (RTS, Tanjug)
    • Vucic “nearly absolutely certain” Spain will not change stance on Kosovo (Tanjug, Radio Mitrovica sever, KoSSev)
    • Selakovic: Relations with Holy See good, stable (Tanjug)
    • Petkovic banned from entering Kosovo again (Radio KIM)
    • Srdjan Popovic appointed new head of Kosovo District (KoSSev)
    • Dacic on Kurti, number of recognitions (Kosovo-online)
    • Serbian Assembly President, Ivica Dacic announced a referendum on January 16th (B92, RTS)
    • Spahiu: Kurti’s statement on unification with Albania is a betrayal and a hostile act against Kosovo (Kosovo Online)
    • Vulin: Kosovo’s membership in Interpol will not be considered this year either (Novi Magazin, Beta, N1)
    • Vucic extends condolences to North Macedonian president and prime minister over bus crash in Bulgaria (Kosovo-online)
    • Serbia’s economic progress also due to ties with Russia, China, said Vucic (Tanjug)
    • ISAC Fund says majority of Serbians see Russia as ally, oppose NATO membership (N1)
    • CEC revokes Todosijevic’s mandate in Zvecan (Kosovo-online)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 22, 2021

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 22, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • Prime Minister Kurti on a two-day visit to Austria (media)
    • Disagreement over association and stalled dialogue (DW Albanian)
    • Hajdari: We must prepare for reciprocity (Ekonomia Online)
    • Assembly Presidency meeting fails due to lack of quorum (media)
    • PDK demands resignation of the Ombudsman (RTK)
    • Kosovo Bar That Refused to Serve Minorities Condemned (Prishtina Insight)
    • The American Chamber of Commerce calls on companies in Kosovo to avoid discrimination actions (media)
    • Kosovo to Release Energy Strategy Amid Controversy Over Gas Pipeline (Prishtina Insight)
    • COVID-19: 10 new cases, no deaths (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Covid-19: 58 new cases, one death registered in Serbian areas on Saturday (Radio KIM)
    • Vucic to meet Lajcak in Belgrade tomorrow (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)
    • Brnabic reacts to Kurti’s statement on possible unification with Albania (Euronews, Tanjug)
    • Petkovic: International community must react to Kurti’s unification statements (N1)
    • Serbian List: Kurti is against ZSO, yet he would vote for mono-national “Greater Albania” (Kosovo-online)
    • Oliver Ivanovic murder case trial continues (Radio KIM)
    • Vasic family house in Cernica village pelted with stones (Radio KIM)
    • EU and Western Balkans: Membership blocked; only aid and investment in return (Beta, Danas)
    • Serbian goods placement in Kosovo only half of the one before the taxes (Danas)
    • Adviser to the UN Secretary-General: Please remove the Mladic mural (N1)

    Opinion:

    • Kosovo 2022 census and the Serb community (KiM radio)
    • Is this the end of the peace pact holding Bosnia together? (politico.org)

    International:

    • North Macedonia: On the Edge (cepa.org)
    • Croatian Contingent Given Send-Off to Kosovo Without Presence of Media, Minister (total-croatia-news.com)

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