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Belgrade Media Report 19 August

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LOCAL PRESS

• Brnabic: Recognition of Kosovo within existing borders is a red line Serbia will not cross (Tanjug/RTS)
• Jovanovic: Brnabic might find acceptable Kosovo secession with border adjustments (Beta)
• Dacic: My goal is for the number of Kosovo recognitions to fall below 97 (TV Happy/Tanjug/RTV)
• Djuric: We are finding ways to supply the people (Politika)
• Serbian opposition walks out of meeting with authorities (N1)
• Boycott unless new REM elected by 15 September (FoNet)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Dodik: Komsic openly depraving the system on which B&H rests (Srna/Glas Srpske)
• Dodik says he will vote against B&H’s ANP at B&H Presidency’s special session on Tuesday (BHT1)
• OHR: RS’ attempts to undo previously agreed reforms are contrary to DPA (ATV)
• Dodik: Construction of the “Milos Veliki” Highway important for all Serbs (Srna)
Albania
• Basha: Rama is Balkan’s most corrupt PM (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Serbia’s new Chinese-built highway section opens to traffic (Xinhua)
• Serbia to get Russian-made Mi-35 and Mi-17 military transport helicopters in early 2020 (TASS)

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Trajkovic to FoNet: Taking out Kosovo from the preamble is the reason for the dialogue between the authorities and the opposition (KoSSev, Dnevnik)

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The president of the European Movement of Serbs from Kosovo, Rada Trajkovic told Belgrade news agency FoNet that the “sole reason” for initiating a dialogue between the authorities and the opposition in Serbia was an attempt to hold and the opposition partially responsible in case Kosovo was taken out from the preamble to the Serbian […]

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Confessions of an Islamic State fighter (The Economist)

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Fitim Lladrovci travelled to Syria to fight a holy war. Now back in Kosovo, he continues to call for jihad. Alexander Clapp is granted a rare interview See at: https://bit.ly/2KHtIso

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Serbian president Vucic to meet US State Secretary Pompeo at UN headquarters (N1)

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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic will meet with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on the margins of a debate at the UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday, the state department said in a press release. “Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will travel to New York on August 20 to participate in a UN Security […]

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Djuric: Belgrade finding the ways to supply Serbs in Kosovo’s north (Beta, Politika, N1)

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Belgrade is finding the ways to supply the Serbs in the north of Kosovo despite pressures and increased police controls, Head of the Government’s Kosovo and Metohija Office Marko Djuric told Serbian media. Speaking for the Politika daily, Djuric said it was so important that the Serbs showed solidarity and readiness to fight for their […]

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Dacic to RTS: One more country withdraws recognition of Kosovo (B92, RTS, Politika)

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The Head of Serbian diplomacy, Ivica Dacic, told Serbian public broadcaster RTS on Friday that this week he will say the name of the 15th country that withdrew the recognition of Kosovo. Dacic said for RTS that in this moment less than 100 countries acknowledge ”the independence of so-called Kosovo”. „The President Vucic told me […]

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Alexander Botsan – Kharchenko to TV Prva: Russia supports Belgrade-Pristina dialogue (Serbian media)

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Russian Ambassador to Serbia Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko told Belgrade based TV Prva this morning that Kosovo is an issue that needs additional international community activity and that Russia is ready to assist in establishing or renewing Belgrade-Pristina dialogue. Botsan-Kharchenko says that Russia is ready to help the dialogue if Belgrade seeks help, primarily at the UN […]

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Trump set August 25, 2020 as a deadline for Kosovo? (Vecernje Novosti, Srpski Telegraf, Tanjug)

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Srpski Telegraf daily writes today that US President Donald Trump has set August 25 next year as the deadline for resolving the Kosovo issue, and states that it includes a demarcation deal. “The deadline to put an end to the Kosovo node is August 25 next year, two months before the US presidential election (in […]

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Serbian Ministry of Culture: Hoxhaj to face the truth and learn the facts (KoSSev)

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Enver Hoxhaj should find the strength to squarely face the truth and to learn the facts from numerous local and international, scientific and professional sources, the Serbian Ministry of Culture and Information said in a response to Hoxhaj’s statement that ”Serbia is manipulating with facts by appropriating church objects as its own.” The Ministry wrote […]

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Former US ambassador Montgomery: The whole process around Kosovo is a sham (Tanjug)

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The whole process around Kosovo is unfair, and the culmination of the international community’s hypocrisy is the invitation to Belgrade and Pristina to return to dialogue without sanctioning Pristina for disrespecting the agreement and imposing fees, former US ambassador William Montgomery said on the occasion of the Quint announcement. “The unpleasant reality is that this […]

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North Macedonia Supreme Court confirmed that former KLA member Morina won’t be extradite to Serbia (Beta, N1, KoSSev)

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The Supreme Court of North Macedonia confirmed Tomor Morina, a former soldier of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) would not be extradited to Serbia despite Interpol warrant issued on Belgrade’s request, the Beta news agency reported on Wednesday. After going through the documents that Belgrade sent on August 5, and having in mind the international […]

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Albanian historians: ”Abbot of Visoki Decani to apologize for genocide of the Serbian state and people. The monastery is Albanian ” (KoSSev)

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The Presidency of the Association of Kosovo Historians ‘Ali Hadri’, the Decani branch, harshly reacted to statements by, as they assessed, an anti-Albanian priest – Abbot Sava Janjic, who has been serving in the Albanian Orthodox monastery of Decani, a monastery usurped by Serbian occupiers – since the medieval period. They gave the statement last […]

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