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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 27, 2021

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• Kosovo President Vjosa Osmani interview with Kanal 10
• EU and USA strongly support EU integration of the Western Balkans (EWB)
• Kurti announces forthcoming package to combat rising food prices (Exit News)
• Swoboda: Serbs in Kosovo and Bosnia, instrumentalized by Belgrade (KTV)
• Kosovo activists protest against lenient sentence for sexual abuser (BIRN)
• Kosovo journalist testifies about receiving confidential Hague court files (BIRN)
• COVID-19: 20 new cases, no deaths (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 26, 2021

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• Kurti: Serbia should show strength in boxing ring not at the border (media)
• Ceku: Serbia refusing boxers entry violates international sporting rules (media)
• EU’s position on Kosovo boxers not allowed entry to Serbia (Koha)
• Serbia bars Kosovo team from competing in boxing championship (BIRN)
• Albania threatens to quit boxing championship after Kosovo snub (Exit News)
• Phillips: Serbs have enough rights; Association would be too much (media)
• Court overturns ECAP’s decision on repeating elections in Hani i Elezit (media)
• Kosovo university teaches Serbian again, two decades after war (BIRN)
• COVID-19: 3 new cases, one death (media)
• Kosovo tops vaccination rates in Western Balkans (Exit News)
• Calls to dismiss judge who sentenced rapist to only eight months (Koha)
• Escobar: US will support Vucic while on European path (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 25, 2021

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• Kurti: Criminal groups will not be tolerated (media)
• Kosovo expelled two Russian diplomats citing threats to national security (media)
• Russian ministry reacts to its two diplomats being expelled by Kosovo (media)
• Haradinaj: Anyone threatening national security is not desirable in Kosovo (media)
• Former minister says Russia has recognised Kosovo’s legal powers (media)
• “NATO to calibrate approaches when the Serbian army approaches Kosovo border” (RTK)
• Petkovic accuses Kurti: Actions in the north were on the verge of tragedy (EO)
• Serbian PM confirms rumors of past assassination plans against Vucic (euronews.al)
• Serbia Refuses Entry To Kosovo Boxers For World Championships (RFE)
• Secrecy shrouds Afghan refugees sent by US to base in Kosovo (AP)
• Kosovo amends anti-COVID measures, schools to resume normal work (media)
• COVID-19: 13 new cases, no deaths (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 22, 2021

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• Kosovo-Serbia working groups meet in Brussels to discuss licence plates (media)
• EEAS Western Balkans director visits Kosovo, meets President Osmani and PM Kurti (media)
• Escobar visits Kosovo’s Embassy in U.S. (media)
• ECAP cancels mayoral elections in Hani i Elezit (media)
• Abdixhiku: No vetting without U.S. and EU on board (Klan)
• March to be held in New York in support of victims of sexual violence in Kosovo (RFE)
• Kosovo Court confirms Serb ex-policeman’s war crimes conviction (BIRN)
• World Bank: Kosovo experiencing a much faster recovery than expected (Kallxo)
• World Bank revises up 2021 GDP forecast for Western Balkans to 5.9% (Reuters)
• COVID-19: 18 new cases, no deaths (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 21, 2021

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• Osmani: EU officials must not oppose our fight against crime (Kallxo)
• Justice Minister comments on EU remarks about the vetting (media)
• Vetting must be done, but process must be credible and independent (Telegrafi)
• Commission Report: Kosovo’s progress slow in key areas (BIRN)
• Bislimi: Next meeting of chief negotiators in second half of November (Koha)
• Von Cramon: No doubt that anti-smuggling operation was necessary (media)
• Gervalla: Berlin Process offers security; other initiatives are damaging (media)
• COVID-19: 14 new cases, no deaths (media)
• Police arrest six people suspected of money laundering (media)
• Energy company drops lawsuits against Kosovo environment activists (BIRN)
• Serbian right-wing party planning to hold rally in north of Kosovo (RFE)
• Kamberi: Vucic’s regime remains factor of instability in Western Balkans (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 20, 2021

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• European Commission presents report on Kosovo (media)
• Kurti: Our government has made progress during six months (media)
• Osmani: European Union membership is Kosovo’s priority (media)
• Szunyog: Past agreements with Serbia need to be implemented (media)
• Citaku criticises EC report, calls on Government to insist on U.S. inclusion in dialogue (Koha)
• Kurti: No meeting with Serbian president expected this month (Koha/Kallxo)
• Licence plates: Technical groups of Kosovo and Serbia to meet Thursday (T7/RTK)
• Albania, North Macedonia Ready for EU Accession Talks: European Commission (BIRN)
• European Commission Raps Serbia’s ‘Weak’ War Crimes Case Record (BIRN)
• Israel interested in twinning municipalities with Kosovo (media)
• COVID-19: 17 new cases, one death (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 19, 2021

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• Who won the most votes in local elections? (RFE)
• Kurti: Kosovo excelled in its electoral organization (euronews.al)
• Osmani meets EU observers, relays concern over Serbia’s influence (media)
• ENEMO presents preliminary findings on Kosovo local elections (media)
• OSCE commends organisation of municipal elections (media)
• Haradinaj: Vetevendosje suffered a debacle in local elections (Klan Kosova)
• Kurti and new COMKFOR coordinate efforts for closer cooperation (media)
• After 7 years, rare trial for EU-funded Kosovo war crimes court (euronews)
• Anatomy of new Serbia-Kosovo crisis: the politics of license plates (TRTWorld)
• Borrell to Kurti and Vucic: EU-facilitated dialogue is the only way (media)
• European Commission report on Kosovo to be published today (media)
• COVID-19: No deaths, 1 new case (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 18, 2021

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• Central Election Commission: 43 percent voter turn-out
• CEC’s preliminary results show projected winners of local elections (media)
• Pristina most likely heading to run-off mayoral election (media)
• Local elections: 17 mayors decided, 21 municipalities head to run-offs (Koha)
• Vetevendosje: We won bigger municipalities; we go to runoff in others (Koha)
• LDK: We have won several municipalities; runoffs in Prishtina and Podujeva (media)
• PDK: Preliminary results are very positive (media)
• Haradinaj: Results indicate we have won six municipalities (media)
• Rakic: Without Association, there won’t be Kosovo institutions either (RFE)
• Serbian List declares victory in all ten Serb-majority municipalities (RTS)
• Every time SL “withdrew” from Kosovo institutions (KoSSev)
• Demi: Changes in party leaderships giving results (Koha)
• U.S. Embassy: Another victory for Kosovo’s young, thriving democracy
• Petkovic: I congratulate Serbian List on convincing and historic victory (Kosovo-online)
• Center-right parties lead in Kosovo’s municipal vote (AP)
• Kosovo Picks 17 Mayoral Winners, But Pristina, 21 Others Head To Second Round (RFE)
• Kosovo’s municipal election: Centre-right opposition lead after early results (euronews)
• Police, customs point in the north believed to be attacked with sniper bullet (Kallxo)
• COVID-19: No deaths, 10 new cases (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 15, 2021

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• Kurti will not dismiss Goran Rakic from minister’s post (media)
• Blinken meets Borrell, discuss Western Balkans (media)
• UN Security Council to hold session on Kosovo today (media)
• PM Kurti meets COMKFOR Federici, thanks him for cooperation (media)
• Tahiri: Borrell proved his bias towards Belgrade (media)
• Reka: EU blocked visa liberalisation because of rule of law, now it criticises it (Koha)
• CDHRF reacts to Borrell for remarks on Kosovo Police operation (media)
• US President nominates Christopher Hill new ambassador to Serbia (N1)
• Russia: Kosovo provoking an open confrontation (Koha)
• Kosovo-Serbia Arts Festival Promotes Reconciliation Amid Turmoil (BIRN)
• COVID-19: No deaths, 31 new cases (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 14, 2021

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• Roadblocks in Mitrovica North and Rudare removed (RFE/Koha)
• Interior Minister: Police operation not directed against any nationality (media)
• Kosovo President statement on Wednesday’s police operations (media)
• US Embassy: Attacks on police, media and civilians, unacceptable (media)
• German Ambassador reacts to pressure and attacks against journalists (media)
• Rakic’s remarks about “crystal night” spark reactions (media)
• NATO comments on situation in the north (Telegrafi)
• Dalipi to Borrell: No one should portray police action as a political or ethnic problem (media)
• EP Rapporteur for Kosovo reacts to Borrell’s statements (media)
• Several journalists attacked during riots in Mitrovica (europeanjournalists.org)
• EFJ secretary reacts to reports of journalists attacked in north (Kallxo/media)
• Video published of moment when explosive device thrown near reporter (media)
• The Radio Free Europe team unable to work in the north (RFE)
• Violence in North Kosovo draws conflicting reactions (BIRN)
• Osmani to represent Kosovo at UN Security Council session (Koha)
• Kandic says it is not safe to sit with Petkovic at the negotiating table (RTK)
• Vucic: If they start violence, you protect the people; we’ll be with you (media)
• Dacic: War or peace, the international community to decide (Indeksonline)
• Djuric: Kurti’s attempts to demonstrate power before elections (media)
• Grenell: Biden must not be silent; this is dangerous and ruthless (media)
• UNS: To enable uninterrupted work of journalists in the north Kosovo (N1)
• Reactions of parties in Serbia to the Kosovo police operation (N1)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 26, 2021

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 26, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • Kurti meets a European Council on Foreign Relations delegation (media)
    • “Preventing Kosovo boxers from competing, example of closed not open Balkans” (media)
    • AAK demands parliamentary debate on gas, PDK supports it (Kallxo)
    • Szunyog: Very few women were involved in the negotiating teams (media)
    • Final local elections results expected to be announced on Wednesday (Koha)
    • COVID-19: 20 new cases, no deaths (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Covid-19 in Serbian areas: 54 new cases, one death (KiM radio)
    • Serbian List: Agreements from Brussels must be implemented (Radio KIM)
    • Petkovic: Brussels dialogue hostage of Pristina’s unreadiness (Radio KIM)
    • PM Brnabic thanks OSCE Sec-Gen Schmid for supporting Serbia’s reforms (N1)
    • Jelena Milic on von Cramon statements, Gazivode and Valac (Kosovo-online)
    • Simic recalls bans Pristina imposed on Serbian sports’ teams to enter Kosovo (Kosovo-online)

    Opinion:

    • Crisis, then the next crisis… but who cares about the real dialogue? (KoSSev)
    • What will trigger the next Balkan conflict? (transconflict.com)

    International:

    • Censorship Accusation Mars Heritage Conference in Peja (Prishtina Insight)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • Search for missing Bosko Mladenovic continues (Radio KIM)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 25, 2021

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    Albanian Language Media:

    • Osmani: Protection and the right to life is state obligation (Ekonomia)
    • Kamberi: Albanians in Presevo Valley continue to be discriminated (RFE, media)
    • Lumezi pledges to strengthen rule of law and fight crime (media)
    • Less: There is an ideological division in the EU regarding Kosovo (Express)
    • COVID-19: 3 new cases, one death (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Covid-19: 65 new cases, one death registered in Serbian areas on Saturday (Radio kontakt plus)
    • Vucic received Algerian Ambassador in farewell visit (RTS)
    • The United Nations – 76 years of spreading values that have no expiration date (RTS)
    • Selakovic and Schmidt: Strong partnership of Serbia and OSCE (RTS)
    • Borovcanin: Kosovo boxers didn’t apply for competition, want to politicize sport (Kosovo-online, TV Pink)
    • Moscow’s Kommersant: Pristina involves Russia in its conflict with Belgrade (Beta, N1)
    • Selakovic: Support of Greece in preserving territorial integrity and sovereignty of Serbia very important (Kosovo-online)

    International:

    • “Albania is getting ready for the EU, no matter what” (politico.eu)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 22, 2021

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 22, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • Osmani and Kurti: New KSF recruits will make Kosovo safer (Koha)
    • Government does not close the door to UNMIK (RFE)
    • Nikolla: Council of Europe will remain incomplete until it accepts Kosovo (media)
    • Health ministry opens vaccination point in Pristina square (media)
    • COVID-19: 16 new cases, no deaths (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Petkovic: Serbia will demand concrete actions to establish CSM at next meeting in Brussels (Kosovo-online)
    • Mijacic: Community of Serbian Municipalities will nonetheless be formed (Danas)
    • Members of Civic Initiative Peoples’ Unity in Klokot joined Serbian List (Radio KIM)
    • Perpetrators who stoned house of Rumena Ljubic apprehended (Radio KIM)

    Opinion:

    • The advances civilizations of Kosovo and Serbia, explained (Kosovo 2.0)
    • Price panic risks derailing Western Balkans’ energy transition (Prishtina Insight)

    International:

    • Kosovo Police Quiz Minors for Stoning Elderly Serb’s House (Balkan Insight)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 21, 2021

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 21, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • Mehaj: US reconfirmed support to build KSF at military level (media)
    • Lajcak: I trust concrete findings will be presented in six months (media)
    • “Government to focus on final agreement, no return to technical dialogue” (Lajmi)
    • Haradinaj: Reforms in judiciary in partnership with US and EU (media)
    • GLPS on EC report: Kosovo has not achieved desired results (Koha)
    • Ex-intelligence employee arrested, suspected of leaking information (media)
    • COVID-19: 18 new cases, no deaths (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • 56 new Covid-19 cases in Serbian areas in Kosovo (Radio Mitrovica sever)
    • Petkovic: Von Cramon relativizes the violence against the Serbian people in the north of Kosovo (NMagazin, N1)
    • “Impermissible to try Serbs in Kosovo without solid evidence” (Radio KIM,Kosovo-online, RTS)
    • Von Cramon tells N1 Kosovo police operation “was necessary” (N1)
    • Odalovic: Pristina has maximalist demands (Radio KIM, RTS)
    • Bislimi: There will be no CSM (ZSO); Serbian List is manipulating (Kosovo Online, RTK2)
    • Petkovic: Bislimi’s statement that Community of Serbian Municipalities will not be formed, culmination of irresponsibility (RTS)
    • Dacic: Greece is reassuring us they will not recognize Kosovo (Kosovo-online)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 20, 2021

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    Albanian Language Media:

    • Kurti: No individual or group will be more powerful than the state (media)
    • U.S. and EU support Kosovo’s commitment to fight corruption (RTK)
    • Enlargement Package 2021 delivered to Konjufca (RTK)
    • Stano speaks about meeting tomorrow between technical teams of Kosovo and Serbia (RFE Albanian)
    • Rohde: Germany is Kosovo’s steadfast partner (media)
    • Public debt increases to 1.5 billion euros during the COVID-19 pandemic (media)
    • COVID-19: 14 new cases, no deaths (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Borrell and Blinken called for a “sustainable reduction of tensions” in Kosovo (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)
    • Stano: The Working Group goal is to find a permanent solution for license plates (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)
    • Petkovic: Tomorrow in Brussels on freedom of movement and license plates (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)
    • Bilcik: Western Balkans should focus on reforms (N1)
    • Elections should have been postponed until demilitarization is carried out, security marketing is dangerous (KoSSev)
    • Serbian List: Winning the local elections was not very pleasant for those who worked against the interests of our people (Radio Mitrovica sever)
    • Momcilo Trajkovic: Ever since I wrote an open letter to Vucic, I have been “on measures” (N1, KoSSev)

    Opinion:

    • America’s new instrument in the Balkans (Euractive)

    International:

    • Kremlin says Putin-Biden meeting this year is possible (Reuters)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • Kosovo* Supreme Court: Kelag’s three small hydropower plants must be shut down (balkangreenenergynews.com)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 19, 2021

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    Albanian Language Media:

    • Local elections proved Kosovo is a true democracy (media)
    • Kurti, Haradinaj clash over operations in the north (Telegrafi)
    • Heated debate at the Assembly between ruling and opposition parties on the issue of gas (Kallxo)
    • LDK leader: A great comeback (media)
    • Visoka Weller says she was not allowed to speak about Decan Monastery at conference (Kallxo)
    • Kosovo: More than 50 percent of adult population vaccinated against COVID-19 (Koha)
    • COVID-19: One death, 17 new cases (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • 37 new Covid-19 cases in Serb areas in Kosovo (Kosovo Online)
    • Vucic: Pristina suffered political defeat; new police actions possible (RTV)
    • Elek: Sofronijevic transferred to Belgrade for further treatment (Radio KIM)
    • Switzerland condemns threats to Embassy and Serbian leadership (RTS)
    • Serbian Journalists Association calls Serbian List to invite all media in Kosovo to conferences (KoSSev, N1, KiM radio)
    • Serbian List has monopolised the lives of Serbs in Kosovo (RTK2, KoSSev, KiM radio)

    International:

    • Kosovo Ruling Party Loses Ground in Municipal Elections (Balkan Insight)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • ‘Someone’s Daughters’: Unpunished Revenge Porn’s Terrifying Toll in the Balkans (Balkan Insight)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 18, 2021

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 18, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • Counting of all votes in 33 municipalities completed, these are the results (RTK)
    • LVV without any municipality against other winning parties (RFE Albanian)
    • Kurti satisfied with the result of Vetevendosje in the local elections (Koha)
    • Xhacka: Kosovo and Albania have the common future (media)
    • EU Ministers expected to discuss situation in Western Balkans (RFE Albanian)
    • Mustafa: The LDK voters showed that they cannot be deceived for long (KosovaPress)
    • Progress in dialogue with Serbia helps Kosovo join NATO (Ekonomia Online)
    • Kosovo ruling party loses ground in municipal elections (Prishtina Insight)
    • COVID-19: No deaths, 1 new case (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Covid-19: 28 new cases registered in Serbian areas on Saturday (Radio KIM)
    • Brnabic congratulated the Serbian List: They showed what unity and harmony mean (RTS)
    • Selakovic: The victory of the Serbian List is an indicator of the persistence, courage and indomitability of Serbian people (Kosovo Online)
    • Petkovic: Convincing victory shows importance of Serbian unity (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)
    • In Serbian communities Serbian List’s mayors (KoSSev)
    • CEC: Run-off possible in Serb-majority Klokot municipality (N1)
    • Janjic: Results in Kosovo expected, Kurti knew he was losing elections (N1)
    • Crosses at Orthodox cemetery in Orahovac broken (Radio KIM)
    • “False narrative that no KLA soldier committed any crime” (Radio KIM)
    • KFOR withdrew from Jarinje (Radio KIM)
    • Serbian Embassy in Bern receives threats in relation to Kosovo (Politika, Tanjug)
    • Rakic to KoSSev: You get what deserve (KoSSev)
    • Danas: Last October, Rakic also announced that Serbian List would leave Kosovo institutions
    • “Ljiljana Subaric will be the mayor the least, people from shadow will come out” (KiM radio)

    Opinion:

    • Chronicle of the Tragedy Announced (KoSSev)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 15, 2021

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    Albanian Language Media:

    • President Osmani to address UN Security Council session at 16:00 (media)
    • Borrell, Blinken call for Kosovo-Serbia dialogue to continue (RFE)
    • “Der Standard”: Belgrade seems to be writing Borrell’s Twitter posts (Koha)
    • Kosovo offers to U.S.opportunity to build permanent military base media)
    • 30 days of detention for suspects arrested in police operation in north (media)
    • New COMKFOR: We remain committed to peace and stability (Klan Kosova)
    • 3,500 police officers, 35 judges and 80 prosecutors for election security (media)
    • MacShane: Hope Hill puts map of independent Kosovo in his office (Express)
    • COVID-19: 20 new cases, no deaths (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Vucic to Borrell: Serbia wants peace, stability, ready for talks with Pristina (N1)
    • Rada Trajkovic on police action in northern Kosovo, responds to British Embassy (Kosovo-online)
    • Marko Jaksic points out the demands to boycott the institutions in Pristina (Danas, FoNet)
    • House of Rumena Ljubic in center of Pec stoned for second time (RTS)
    • The last day of the election campaign, Serb candidates for president in 11 municipalities (Kosovo Online, RTS)
    • Vucic with Putin on November 25 (Vecernje Novosti)
    • UNS: To investigate who was behind hacker attack on Kosovo-online portal (Radio KIM)
    • Petkovic: Kurti generates crisis for handful of votes (Radio KIM)

    Opinion:

    • Bieber: Tensions between Kosovo and Serbia unsurprising considering the state of EU policy (EWB)

    International:

    • US Names Wartime Serbia-Kosovo Negotiator as Belgrade Ambassador (BIRN)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 14, 2021

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 14, 2021

    Albanian Language Media:

    • Kurti: We are combating multiethnic criminal groups (media)
    • UK Embassy supports Kosovo Government in upholding rule of law (media)
    • Stano: North of Kosovo is specific, unilateral actions damaging (G. Express)
    • Police provide new details about anti-smuggling operation (media)
    • Police union condemns attacks on police officers in the north (media)
    • Mehaj, Escobar discuss security issues (Radio Free Europe)
    • “Borrell cannot act like a police commander in Kosovo” (Paparaci)
    • Former Montenegrin Foreign Minister reacts to Borrell’s remarks (Koha)
    • Protesters throw smoke bomb in Albanian embassy yard in Belgrade (Paparaci)
    • Bosnian journalist reveals Vucic’s plans for destabilisation (Gazeta Express)
    • COVID-19: No deaths, 31 new cases (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Covid-19: 18 new cases registered in Serbian areas (KoSSev)
    • A new UNMIK report on the situation in Kosovo; Guterres calls for the implementation of existing agreements (RTS)
    • Stano: North of Kosovo specific, unilateral actions detrimental (Tanjug, Kosovo-online)
    • Selakovic at UN tomorrow to talk also about unilateral Pristina’s acts (Tanjug, Kosovo-online)
    • Barricades in northern Kosovo removed, wounded Serb out of life danger (N1)
    • Simic: It is peaceful this morning, but Serbs are afraid and angry (Kosovo-online)
    • Citizens from northern Kosovo, Serbian List met President Vucic in Raska (KoSSev)
    • NIN journalist: Action in Kosovo for Kurti to increase his chances ahead of elections (N1)
    • Janjic, Sovrlic on latest crisis in Kosovo (N1)
    • Initiative OPEN calls the EU’s more active involvement in resolving the increasingly frequent crisis situations in Kosovo (Radio Mitrovica sever, Kontakt plus radio, KoSSev)
    • House of Rumena Ljubic, the only Serb woman in center of Pec, stoned (Radio KIM)
    • Bancroft: Kosovo police action will create additional tensions between Kosovo institutions and Serbs (Kosovo Online)
    • “After the recent vehicle plates war, now on table is a war against the smuggling goods” (Nova S, Newsmax Adria, KoSSev)
    • Djuric to von Cramon: You should be ashamed (Kosovo-online)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • Christian NGO’s child sponsorship program angers Kosovo parents (BIRN)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 13, 2021

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    Albanian Language Media:

    • Serbs in the north oppose police anti-smuggling operation (media)
    • Kurti: Crime and criminal groups will not be tolerated and will be fought (media)
    • Borrell: Violent incidents in the north to stop immediately (media)
    • Police provide information about today’s operation (media)
    • Ministers: Police operation aimed at fighting criminal groups (Kallxo)
    • Haradinaj: No one can attack the police, operation’s timing dilemmas to be clarified (media)
    • CDHRF: Authorities to take action against all those violating the law (media)
    • AGK: Albanian and Serb journalists attacked in Mitrovica North (media)
    • Kosovo Government adopts concept document for vetting in judiciary (media)
    • COVID-19: One death, 29 new cases (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Petkovic: Mitrovica and Zvecan showered with bursts, a showdown with the bare-handed people (N1)
    • PM Brnabic: I call on the international community, KFOR and NATO to react urgently (RTS)
    • Petkovic: Another provocation of Kurti, I informed Lajcak (RTS)
    • Dr Elek: Patient with gunshot wound operated and stable, injured right shoulder blade and broken rib (Kosovo Online)
    • Rakic before meeting with Vucic (Vecernje Novosti, TV Pink, Kosovo Online)
    • Journalists of KoSSev face pressure not to report during the N. Mitrovica conflict (KoSSev)
    • The Diocese of Raska and Prizren calls for calming the situation (KiM radio)
    • Tear gas, shock bombs and sirens in the northern part of Mitrovica, police action and citizens’ protest (media)
    • Daily Blic: Christopher Hill new US ambassador to Serbia (Kosovo Online)
    • Petkovic calls internally displaced from Kosovo to go to the polls on October 17th (KiM radio)
    • Serbia calls on internally displaced persons to vote (KiM radio)

    International:

    • Kosovo police clash with ethnic Serbs during smuggling raids (AP)
    • One Serb shot, 6 policemen injured in Kosovo clashes (Reuters)
    • Kosovo Police Clash With Serbs in Anti-Smuggling Crackdown (Balkan Insight)

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