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Belgrade Media Report 22 February

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LOCAL PRESS

Vucic: We will defend our interests regardless of almost hopeless situation (Tanjug/RTS/RTV)
Vucic: Relationship with Croatia is important, Serbia not hiding missing persons information (RTL/Beta)
European Parliament report calls Belgrade to resolve issues (N1)
Vulin: If you didn’t send us vaccines then you didn’t have to send us the amendments (Tanjug/RTV)
Third session of the Committee on Kosovo and Metohija (Tanjug)
Comoro Islands do not recognize so-called Kosovo (RTV/Tanjug)
Bosniaks are now against closing down of the OHR (Politika)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina

CEC holds press conference: First preliminary election results presented, Jerinic wins 67.44% of votes, Grujicic wins 67.62% of votes (FTV)
‘My Address: Srebrenica’ leader Ahmetovic says boycott of elections in Srebrenica was 99 per cent successful (N1)
OHR, EUD, US Embassy express discontent with decision to boycott elections in Srebrenica (Dnevni avaz)
Inzko urges patience regarding appointment of new HR as most PIC members are yet to reveal their stances about possible appointment of German politician Schmidt (Face TV)
Inzko: Blagojevic will face consequences for ignoring B&H CC’s rulings regarding imposed laws and state property (Face TV)
Inzko sets deadline for adoption of law on ban on genocide denial, says there will be consequences unless decorations to war criminals are revoked (EuroBlic/Face TV)
RS officials strongly oppose Inzko’s insisting on adoption of law on ban on genocide denial (Glas Srpske)
CoE receives information that B&H Parliament’s interdepartmental working group should start working on constitutional reforms soon; Poirel: B&H Constitution outdated and in need of change (N1)
EU calls on B&H authorities to form new task group to amend electoral legislation, HDZ B&H and SNSD do not want B&H CEC members in this body (BHT1)
Blinken writes to Turkovic; Now, more than ever citizens depend of our leadership (Dnevni avaz)
Montenegro

Picula: All accusations made ahead of Niksic elections to be clarified ASAP (Pobjeda)
Radulovic already informed countries about the recall of ambassadors (Dnevne novine)
Djukanovic’s office: PM and Minister Spajic are embarrassing the state (CdM)
Republic of North Macedonia

Zaev doesn’t give up, asks the opposition to support the census (Republika)
Karakachanov says he will suggest that Macedonia and Albania be separated, so that Albania’s EU path isn’t blocked (Republika/BNT)
Albania

Why Albania’s foreign policy toward Serbia should change (Tirana Times)
Mazi reveals details from the meeting held by Rama with EU Commissioner (Radio Tirana)
The extradition treaty with the USA and Albania signed by American Ambassador Kim and Justice Minister Gjonaj (Radio Tirana)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 22, 2021

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Albanian Language Media:

• Germany and France call for swift formation of government and election of President (media)
• CDHRF: Assembly reserved seats are at risk from Belgrade (media)
• CEC meets, counting of 500 polling stations is expected (Express)
• CEC decides: 494 polling stations will be recounted (media)
• Zemaj announces increase of COVID-19 cases (RTK)

Serbian Language Media:

• 57 new cases of Covid-19 registered in Serbian areas in Kosovo on Saturday (Radio kontakt plus)
• The Comoros do not recognize Kosovo’s independence, the position remains the same (RTS)
• OSCE: Media should be free to travel (KoSSev)
• Serbia receives 150,000 doses of AstraZeneca, 50.000 doses of Sputnik vaccines (N1, B92)
• Brnabic: Quality of life in Kosovo will depend on dialogue with Belgrade (Tanjug, Kosovo-online)
• Hodzic: Balje and Rexhepi did nothing for Bosniak community in Kosovo (Kosovo-online)
• Office for KiM: Video surveillance in all schools in Serbian communities (Kosovo Online)

Opinion:

• Electoral irregularities are no excuse for anti-gypsyism (Prishtina Insight)
• Palokaj: Kosovo to draft guidebook for international friends to hold them accountable
• New ‘Cold War’ Will Fuel Tensions in Southeast, Central Europe (Balkan Insight)

International:

• Albin Kurti told BTA: Bulgaria and Kosovo share common goals and interests (BTA)

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Belgrade Media Report 18 February

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LOCAL PRESS

Brnabic: OSCE support in almost all important reform processes (RTS)
Vucic: Good relations between Serbia and North Macedonia of greatest significance for entire region (Tanjug/RTV)
Petkovic: Pristina to ask itself what is it celebrating (Tanjug/RTV)
Five countries ready to withdraw recognition of Kosovo if Pristina violates Washington agreement (Novosti)

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

Dodik: There is no force in world that will abolish the RS; Schmidt replacing Inzko is another international bluff (RTRS/Sputnik)
Inzko rejects RS parliament request (RTRS)
US Embassy, EUD and OHR condemn negative rhetoric which undermines reconciliation (Srna/Glas Srpske)
Ambassadors Sattler, Nelson and Kavales publish joint op-ed underlining importance of electoral reform (Oslobodjenje)
Novakovic-Bursac says abolition of voting by mail and increase of threshold should be considered; Pekic and Sehic advocate introduction of modern technologies in election process (EuroBlic)
B&H Prosecutor’s Office files indictment against Mehmedagic, Cikotic and Druskic (RTRS)
Croatia

Plenkovic, Schmidt discuss support to European, reform path of B&H (N1/Vecernji list)
Montenegro

DF won’t vote for budget before amendments to prosecutorial laws are passed (CdM)
Mandic: The crisis of the parliamentary majority (RTCG)
Turning point for Democrats and URA (CdM)
Republic of North Macedonia

Main parties will begin talks about the coming municipal elections next week (Republika)
Mickoski supports open lists and the first-past-the-post model for the coming municipal elections (Republika)
Dispute over identity cards threatens Zaev’s coalition (Republika)
Pendarovski doesn’t agree that ethnicity should be included in IDs, but he will sign the Decree (Republika/MKD.mk)
Kyuchyuk hopes that Macedonia will soon open its EU accession talks (Republika)
Basha meets Slovenian PM: Slovenia, Albania’s strong advocate in EU membership process (Radio Tirana)
Albania

Basha meets Slovenian PM: Slovenia, Albania’s strong advocate in EU membership process (Radio Tirana)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 18, 2021

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Albanian Language Media:

• COVID-19: 285 new cases, five deaths (media)
• Lajcak:Dialogue to continue immediately after the formation of the government (Lajmi)
• EU’s message is clear: New government of Kosovo to continue dialogue with Serbia (Express)
• Redzepi: Vucic elected Bosnian MPs in Kosovo (media)
• Kosnett urges Kosovo winning parties to form a government quickly (Express)
• Orlando encourages Kurti to form new government as soon as possible (Koha)
• Kosovo hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic as economy contracts by 6%, IMF report (Express)
• Diaspora vote counting goes on (media)
• PDK’s Lladrovci demands in an open letter mass resignation in party structures (Koha)

Serbian Language Media:

• 42 new cases of Covid-19, three deaths registered in Serbian areas in Kosovo (KoSSev)
• Gracanica: The number of Covid-19 cases growing; The Crisis Staff calls for strict compliance with the measures (Kontakt plus radio, KiM radio)
• Media: If Pristina makes a move, five countries are ready for de-recognition (B92)
• Selakovic: Serbia doesn’t violate Washington agreement, but is not “silent observer” either (Kosovo-online)
• Kurti for Vreme weekly: To overcome formulas such as historical dialogue and reconciliation (media)
• Parties in Kosovo fined with more than EUR 120.000 over election irregularities (Radio KIM)
• The RTS crew cannot enter Kosovo (Kontakt plus radio)
• Pavicevic: Journalists have no obligation to announce the crossing (Kosovo Online, Tanjug, UNS)
• Serbian List: Freedom of media and right to hear truth – essentials need of all societies striving for democracy (Radio kontakt plus)
• “A good strategic move by the Serbian List, but only if they use it” (KiM radio)

Opinion:

• EU and US so far show no interest in renewed threats to unify Albania and Kosovo (greekcitytimes.com)

International:

• Kosovo snap election: A chance for action (ecfr.eu)

Humanitarian/Development:

• Serbia vaccinated more than a million people (B92)

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Belgrade Media Report 16 February

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LOCAL PRESS

Serbia inspired by spirit of Sretenje an example to many around the world (Politika/Novosti/Tanjug)
Blinken to Vucic: Reaching a comprehensive agreement centered on mutual recognition will require flexibility and a willingness on all sides to compromise (Tanjug)
Macron to Vucic: I remain determined to support efforts related to the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina aimed at reaching a comprehensive and final agreement (FoNet/RTS)
Falconi: Without the “game of alliances” for solution of Kosovo and Metohija (Tanjug/RTV)
Vucic receives Borisov (Tanjug/RTS)
Vucic congratulates Serb List on winning all ten mandates (Tanjug/TV Pink)
Petkovic: Victory of Serb List is guarantee of survival of Serbs in Kosovo and Metohija (Tanjug/RTV)
Dacic: No Pristina government is pleasing to Serb people (TV Pink/Beta)
Twenty years since terrorist attack on Nis Ekspres bus near Podujevo (RTS/Tanjug)
Reljic: Truth about massacre will not be announced (Danas)
Dacic: Some parties don’t want foreigners in the inter-party dialogue (Politika/Beta)
Part of Serbia’s opposition presents joint platform for election dialogue (FoNet)
Serbs ‘exterminated’ from B&H judiciary! (Novosti)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Kordic elected new Mayor of Mostar, Maric elected President of Mostar City Council (BHT1)
Sattler, Inzko congratulate election of Mostar Mayor, call for constructive work to benefit all Mostar citizens (Oslobodjenje)
Inzko confirms OHR is analyzing proposal for Mostar to have rotating Mayor (O kanal)
Covic sends letter to EUD, OSCE, OHR, US Embassy: Proposal on method of rotation of Mayor of Mostar is unacceptable (Nova BH)
Raguz sends letter to international institutions in B&H agreeing with Covic that rotation model for Mostar Mayor is unacceptable (Hayat)
Maric uses his first public address as President of Mostar City Council to put blame on BH Bloc and OHR for election of Mostar Mayor: OHR was again on the side of HNS or HDZ B&H (O kanal)
Dreznjak: BH Bloc betrayed interests of Mostar and its citizens; We could have had 18 votes for election of Guzin (Hayat)
Dodik: Together with its coalition partners, SNSD is ready for repeated elections in Doboj and Srebrenica (ATV)
SDS and PDP set to sign agreement on joint candidate for Doboj Mayor on Tuesday (BN TV)
Parties gathered around Initiative ‘My Address: Srebrenica’ unanimously decide to boycott repeated elections in Srebrenica on February 21 (Hayat/BHT1)
Offensive of foreigners on Election Law (Glas Srpske)
Botsan-Kharchenko, US Embassy and UK Embassy comment on appointment of new High Representative, other comments (BHT1)
Petritsch says if Schmidt were to be appointed without Russia’s consent, it would decrease HR’s legitimacy (Dnevni list)
Dodik says RS expects US and EU to continue towards common goal, building unitary and centralized B&H (ATV)
Croatia

Politician sues Croatia at ECHR over former president Tudjman’s documents (Hina)
Montenegro

Knezevic: Meeting between the Foreign Affairs Minister and Kosovo Ambassador to Montenegro is treason (CdM)
Djukanovic will commit to implementation of agreement (CdM/Vijesti)
Republic of North Macedonia

Zaev: Debate is over, census will be conducted 1 -21 April (Republika)
Zaev announced an agreement with Bulgaria (Republika)
Zaharieva: Let Macedonia be friends with Serbia, but let them be friends with us as well (Republika/24 casa)
Albanian opposition parties accuse Zaev of allowing spread of Serbian influence in Macedonia (Republika)
Albania

Meta: Congratulations to Kosovo for excellent example of trust in free voting (ADN)
Socialists wish success to LVV for winning elections in Kosovo (ADN)
CAA praises election process in Kosovo (ADN)
Basha: We will start accession talks with EU within 6 months after being elected (Tirana Times)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 16, 2021

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Albanian Language Media:

• COVID-19: 249 new cases, three deaths (media)
• Kosnett meets Kurti and Osmani (media)
• Former KLA leaders face the Special Court (media)
• DiA: February 14 elections in line with democratic standards (Koha)
• KSF in a six-month peacekeeping mission in Kuwait (Express)
• Italian President congratulates Kosovo on 13th anniversary of independence (media)
• Italian Ambassador congratulates LVV (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• 28 newly infected in Serbian areas in Kosovo (KoSSev)
• UNS: Detention of RTS crew at Jarinje a blow to the freedom of press (Kontakt plus radio, Kosovo Online, RTS)
• Office for KiM: It is inadmissible to prevent journalists to report (Danas)
• Office for KiM: 20 long years there is no justice for the crime in Livadice (Kosovo Online)
• Dacic: No government in Pristina is to the liking of the Serbian people, but Serbs should be in institutions (Kontakt plus radio, TV Pink)
• RTK: Leaders of Bosniak parties on Adrijana Hodzic’s victory, she unavailable for comment (KoSSev)
• Fila: Campaign against Special Court empty story, the West decides, not Albanians (Kosovo Online)
• McCarthy: Not only Serbia to blame for the increasingly difficult accession to the EU, but also Brussels and the United States (Danas, VoA)
• Bilcik: Vote on Serbia report next week (N1)

Opinion:

• Kosovo’s next foreign policy: A wish list (Prishtina Insight)

International:

• Will Biden bring changes to the Western Balkans? (EWB)
• Facebook, Twitter Struggling in Fight against Balkan Content Violations (Balkan Insight)

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Belgrade Media Report 12 February

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LOCAL PRESS

Putin congratulates Statehood Day (Tanjug/RTS)
Lavrov extends Statehood Day greetings to Selakovic (Novosti/Tanjug)
Office for Kosovo and Metohija: Verdict to Djokic example of how law and justice are trampled on (RTS)
Rakic: Pristina’s pressures will not cut off our ties with Belgrade (Politika)
Serbia favors removing barriers on borders to help economic cooperation in region (Beta)
Government Working group with OSCE on electoral process (Tanjug/RTV/RTS)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Coalition for Mostar 2020 calls on BH Bloc and PMP to take part in negotiations on formation of program coalition that would result in their support to SDA’s Zlatko Guzin for Mayor of Mostar (BHT1)
Dzaferovic calls for unity of all pro-Bosnian parties in order to accelerate process of election of Mostar Mayor (O kanal)
Nelson, Sattler meet with Covic and Izetbegovic to discuss reform of election legislation (Dnevni avaz/Vecernji list)
RS officials react to statements made by Inzko (RTRS)
Reactions of politicians in RS: Inzko is deliberately taking extreme methods (Glas Srpske)
Cvijanovic: Inzko decided to additionally poison all relations in B&H (RTRS)
Russian Ambassador to Serbia says that Russia will not approve the attempts to appoint new HR (Dnevni avaz)
Dodik: Appointment of HJPC illegal and against constitution; Announces possible motion before B&H CC; Other reactions from RS (RTRS)
US Embassy and EUD expect new HJPC to accelerate judicial reforms (N1)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 12, 2021

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Albanian Language Media:

• COVID-19: 372 new cases, six deaths (media)
• Parties in Kosovo to hold final rallies, as Friday marks last day of election campaign (Euronews.al)
• Selimi and Lumezi meet to discuss the flow of the election process (Koha)
• EU expects transparent election process in Kosovo (RFE, media)
• Vetevendosje and LDK split over DC deal (Prishtina Insight)
• Hoxhaj for Die Presse: My government will be pro-Western (RTK)
• LVV claims it has support of the Socialist International (RTK)
• AAK: Vucic gets anxious from Haradinaj’s candidacy for President (RTK)

Serbian Language Media:

• Putin congratulates Serbia’s National Day: Fraternal friendship (N1, RTS)
• “Political options that offer nothing new” (Radio KIM)
• Krasniqi: Voters expect changes and for the old guard to be removed from power (KoSSev)
• Petkovic: No one was held accountable for murders of Serbs, families have been waiting for justice 20 years (Kosovo-online)
• Office for KiM: Djokic’s verdict trampling on justice and law (RTS)
• “Convicted along with absence of evidence” (Radio KIM)
• HLC: Amendments to indictment in Djokic’s case submitted to court without elaboration (Radio KIM)
• No political pluralism among Serbs in Kosovo (N1)
• Rakic: Pressures from Pristina will not cut our ties with Belgrade (Politika, TV Most)
• Rasic: Our task is to bring back the normalcy (RTK2)
• AstraZeneca vaccine in Serbia soon, confirmation awaited, Brnabic says (N1)

Opinion:

• Dialogue, knowledge and social progress (KiM radio)
• Kosovo can thrive with help from Britain (The Times)
• How does Kurti see the dialogue? (EWB, Novi Magazin)
• Key Challenges for the Incoming Government of Kosovo (Democracy Speaks)

International:

• Kosovo heads for political shake-up in elections on Sunday (Reuters)
• Economy, not Serbia, dominates Kosovo election campaign (AP)
• Geoană: The future of the Western Balkans lies with the Euro-Atlantic community (EWB)

Humanitarian/Development:

• RCC and UNDP: Women’s empowerment is essential to Western Balkans’ efforts to build back better from the pandemic (EWB)
• UNESCO: Pandemic Has Worsened Minorities’ Schooling in Balkans, Central Europe (Balkan Insight)

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Belgrade Media Report 10 February

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LOCAL PRESS

US Embassy: US goal is Serbia’s EU membership and mutual recognition of Belgrade and Pristina (Tanjug/RTS)
Selakovic: Trump, Biden messages different (RTS/RTV/Tanjug)
Situation around Kosovo and Metohija and B&H worrying, Russia pushing stand that suits Belgrade (Tanjug/RTS/RTV)
Importance of regular evaluation of the situation in Kosovo and Metohija at UN Security Council (Tanjug)
Dacic: I have to hear the opinion of parties that do not want the EP to attend dialogue (RTS/Beta)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina

OSCE, EUD/EUSR, OHR, UK Embassy and US Embassy call on Mostar City Council to repeat first round of elections for Mayor of Mostar (FTV)
Mostar City Council will discuss HR’s letter which calls for repeated procedure of election of Mostar Mayor in line with Mostar City Statute (Nova BH)
Maric: We were surprised with HR’s decision bearing in mind that for past eight years he was often invited to react when it comes to Statute (Hayat)
RS parliament calls on HR to submit report on implementation of Dayton within 90 days (FTV)
US Embassy to B&H condemns glorification of war criminals by Bosniak political officials (ATV)
HDZ B&H decides to boycott early elections in Travnik (BHT1)
Parties in Srebrenica consider possibility of boycotting elections, ask for the meeting with Quint Ambassadors (Dnevni avaz)
Dodik addresses summit ‘17+1’: This co-op enables us to overcome numerous obstacles; Jinping encourages B&H for higher promotion of its products in China (RTRS)
Croatia

Plenkovic participates in an online summit of the China + 17 initiative (HRT)
Montenegro

Djukanovic attended Summit of China and Central and Eastern European Countries (CdM)
Republic of North Macedonia

Mickoski: Early elections are coming, we need a new government (Republika)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 10, 2021

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Albanian Language Media:

• COVID-19: 307 new cases, four deaths (media)
• Raka: Mass anti-COVID vaccination to begin in summer (media)
• US Embassy in Belgrade: We know the dangers caused by offensive speech (Express)
• “It is good for Serbia to hear Washington’s repeated calls for mutual recognition” (Koha)
• Kurti: Kosovo is on the eve of a referendum (media)
• Hoti: we have no red lines (Radio Free Europe)
• Status conference in Thaci et al case rescheduled for February 16 (media)
• Nasim Haradinaj remains in detention (Koha)

Serbian Language Media:

• Antonijevic: Jump in the number of Covid positives cases in Serbian communities (Kosovo Online, TV Most)
• Palestine Ambassador to Serbia: In Pristina, they should be careful what they do, they are deceived that they will get something from the embassy in Jerusalem (Kosovo Online)
• Serbian FM: US Embassy was wrong, Trump, Biden messages different (RTS, N1)
• “The situation around Kosovo and BiH is worrying, Russia is pushing a position that suits Belgrade” (RTS, Tanjug)
• US Embassy: The goal of the US is Serbia’s membership in the EU and mutual recognition of Belgrade and Pristina (RTS, Tanjug)
• Dagens Nyheter: Kosovo’s Jerusalem embassy a betrayal (B92, Tanjug, RTS)
• Covic: Tough statements during the campaign in Kosovo, additional pressure on Belgrade (RTS)
• Czech PM visits Serbia, political talks, gathers information on immunization (N1, Beta)
• NGO Aktiv virtual debate on vaccines: Dr Panic says he has no reason to doubt any vaccine (KiM radio)

Opinion:

• Serbia’s President Will Struggle to Get Patriarch He Can Control (Balkan Insight)
• Time For Kosovo To Secure Its True Independence (eurasiareview.com)

International:

• Western Balkans goes east for coronavirus vaccines (politico.eu)

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Belgrade Media Report 9 February

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LOCAL PRESS

US Embassy: Biden said in the congratulation letter the same Trump said in 2019 (Beta)
Drecun: Anyone counting on some kind of pressure has the wrong calculation (RTS)
Gratitude for Slovakia’s principled support on the issue of Kosovo and Metohija (RTV/Tanjug)
Joksimovic: Serbia does not sit and wait for EU’s new enlargement methodology to start off (Beta/EurActiv)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Inzko annuls first round of voting for election of Mostar Mayor, instructs City Council to cast secret vote (O kanal)
Reactions of political parties at the Mostar City Council (O kanal)
Inzko: I will submit report with UN Security Council at beginning of May, but not with RS parliament (BHT1)
Montenegro

Vucic negotiates on return of Montenegrin wines to Russia’s market (Pobjeda)
Republic of North Macedonia

VMRO begins the process of nullifying the census law (Republika)
Albania

Russia expels Albanian diplomat in tit-for-tat move (ADN)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, February 9, 2021

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Albanian Language Media:

• COVID-19: 272 new cases, 3 deaths (media)
• Kurti: Only victory with 61+ MPs brings change (media)
• Szunyog: Supply with vaccines from COVAX after June (RTK)
• Ombudsperson slams political parties for violating COVID-19 measures (BIRN)
• CDHRF: The election campaign, “Kosovo’s Wuhan” (media)
• Healthcare unions warn to charge politicians if number of infections rises (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• In Serbian communities in Kosovo 38 new cases, one deceased (Kontakt plus radio)
• Lajcak no longer talks about months when reaching Kosovo-Serbia agreement is in question (RFE)
• Simic: Reducing the number of voters a way of pressure on Serbs and the Serbian List (Vecernje Novosti, Kosovo Online)
• Re-vaccination of Kosovo residents starts today (KoSSev)
• Vucic for Chinese media: A friend in need is a friend indeed (B92)
• Father Sava: Archaeological artefacts looted from hermitage near Prizren, three Albanians arrested, one escaped (KoSSev, Kosovo-online)
• Trajkovic in Mitrovica North on elections, Ivanovic, possible coalition with Kurti (KoSSev, Radio KIM)
• Petkovic: Rada Trajkovic offers cooperation to a man advocating for a project of “Great Albania” (Kosovo-online)
• Maliqi: New US approach to dialogue expected; a letter to Pristina to prepare for compromise (Kosovo Online)
• Analysts: Vigorous election campaign, known winners, Serbs tired of promises (KoSSev)
• UN: Western Balkan nationals among refugees in Syria (N1, VoA)
• Serbian President met Slovak Foreign Minister (N1)
• Jovanovic family house in Mogila village burglarized twice in a month (Radio KIM)

Humanitarian/Development:

• Serbia sticks to current anti-epidemic measures despite political pressure (N1, FoNet)

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