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Belgrade Media Report 13 July 2020

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Monday 13 July 2020

LOCAL PRESS

Belgrade-Pristina dialogue resumes via video conference (Tanjug/RTS)
Lajcak: Parties agree on key elements of dialogue (Beta)
Borrell: Normalization of Belgrade-Pristina relations requires political courage on both sides (Beta)
Vucic: Kosovo situation almost hopeless (TV Pink)
Vucic briefs Botsan-Kharchenko on continuation of Belgrade-Pristina dialogue (RTS)
Brnabic: Discipline crucial for curbing spread of coronavirus (BBC/Tanjug)
Vucic starts talks on government formation (Tanjug)
Dacic: Decisions on opening borders change daily (TV Prva/Tanjug)
SDA is getting votes on Srebrenica (Novosti)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina

The commemorative session on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide took place in Srebrenica (Hayat)
UN Security Council holds high-level commemoration on occasion of marking 25th anniversary of genocide in Srebrenica (Nova BH)
Dodik: Adoption of law, which Dzaferovic is calling for, would return verbal offense to B&H (ATV)
Dzaferovic: Everything about Srebrenica genocide is known and truth is integral and verified by different final rulings of international courts (Hayat)
Dodik: Fact that HR is being pushed to adopt law banning genocide denial indicates that this is questionable truth (RTRS)
European Parliament honors victims of Srebrenica genocide (O kanal)
EU officials Michel, Von der Leyen and Borrell issue joint press statement on occasion of 25th anniversary of Srebrenica genocide (Dnevni avaz)
B&H CEC adopts conclusion to launch initiative for adoption of amendments to B&H Election Law, in order to ensure its own financial independence (ATV)
Croatia

Croatian Prime Minister, President: Srebrenica must never be forgotten (Hina)
Jansa: Croatia’s entry into Euro and Schengen Area is in Slovenia’s interest (Hina)
Montenegro

Djukanovic: Genocide in Srebrenica is an eternal admonition, a wake-up call for all our nations (CDM)
Markovic to meet European officials in Brussels (CDM)
Republic of North Macedonia

Pendarovski: Srebrenica a reminder of the virus of intolerance to diversity (MIA)
Three-day election silence goes into effect (MIA)
Today, 716 people with Covid-19 and in self-isolation are voting in North Macedonia, tomorrow 8,852 sick, powerless and chronically ill (MIA)
Albania

Commission of Inquiry into the dismissal of President Meta to convene (Tirana Times)
Rama: In remembering Srebrenica, we must go beyond commemoration and words and actively learn the lessons (Radio Tirana)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

Serbian president’s upcoming visit to Iran to open new chapter in bilateral ties (IRNA)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, July 13, 2020

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, July 13, 2020

Albanian Language Media:

• President Thaci arrives at the Special Court (RTK)
• Veseli: We will triumph in this battle as well (media)
• Haradinaj: I highly value Thaci’s readiness to respond to Specialist Chambers (RTK)
• Albanians protest in Hague (Koha)
• Kosovo Government announces new measures against coronavirus (media)
• Borrell considers Lajcak has done a good job (Koha)
• Police Director warns penalty measures for those who do not wear masks (media)
• Kurti accuses the government: They are filling the morg (RTK)
• Gucati and Kosnett discuss KLA veterans (RTK)
• Thaci’s lawyer, former U.S. senior official Pierre-Richard Prosper (RTK)

Serbian Language Media:

• 38 new cases of Covid-19 infection registered, one person passed away in Serb areas (Kosovo-online)
• Vucic: Belgrade-Pristina talks to resume on Thursday with new topics (media)
• Dacic: There is no readiness of Pristina for compromise (Prva TV)
• Dialogue on reset, but still paralyzed (DW)
• Vucic met Botsan-Kharchenko, discussed Kosovo and Metohija (Danas)
• “Consultations on new Serbian government to start as of Tuesday” (N1, FoNet)
• NGOs urged crisis headquarters to inform public on epidemic, unbiased cooperation with media outlets (KoSSev)
• Dr. Rasic: Increased number of patients with respiratory infections in Gracanica (RTK2, Radio kontakt plus)

International:

• ‘I believe in justice’ says Kosovo’s Thaci as he arrives at The Hague on war crime charges (Euronews)
• Kosovo-Serbia Deal Must Not Lead to Impunity for War Crimes: US Ex-Ambassador (Balkan Insight)

Humanitarian/Development:

• Kon on epidemiological situation in Serbia, possibility of new measures (B92, Prva TV)
• Temporary residence permits in Kosovo extended (Prishtina Insight)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, July 10, 2020

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, July 10, 2020

Albanian Language Media:

• Hoti-Vucic Sunday meeting in Brussels postponed (media)
• Hoti: Agreement with Serbia cannot be successful without mutual recognition (media)
• Osmani calls blocking of anti-Covid draft law ‘disgraceful’ (media)
• Nagavci: Management of pandemic, presently top priority for Kosovo (media)
• Germany donates 6,000 COVID-19 testing kits to Kosovo (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• Vucic: Meeting in Brussels postponed for Thursday, US- EU relations are not our matter (RTS)
• 36 new cases of Covid-19 infection in Serb areas in Kosovo (Radio KIM)
• Djuric: Walker is last person who should talk about crimes (RTS)
• Vucic: Discussing three crucial issues with Macron (B92)
• Simic: Vjosa Osmani deceived public, read inexistent Rakic’s statement (TV Most)

Opinion:

• EU mediation is a relief but not a panacea (Prishtina Insight)

International:

• France, Germany lead effort to fire up Serbia-Kosovo talks (AP)
• Europe’s Latest Peace-Making Efforts in Balkans Hit New Hurdle (Bloomberg)

Humanitarian/Development:

• Media Literacy Project: Photojournalist and journalist form integral whole (KoSSev)

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Belgrade Media Report 10 July 2020

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Friday 10 July 2020

LOCAL PRESS

Vucic: Meeting in Brussels moved to Thursday; US-EU relations are not our concern (RTS)
Vucic: Discussing three crucial issues with Macron (Tanjug/B92/RTS)
Djuric: Walker is the last person who should speak about crimes (RTS)
Brnabic: Crisis response team introduces new measures for Belgrade (Tanjug/RTS)
Moscow: ‘Russian mark’ in riots in Belgrade – fake news (TASS/N1)
Karan: Final stage of hybrid war against Serbia (Politika)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina

CoM fails to adopt agenda after SDA did not support appointment of HDZ B&H staff which is why HDZ B&H voted against adoption of agenda (Nova BH)
B&H HoR rejects proposal of B&H Budget for 2020; Local elections called into question, as HoR fails to adopt budget for 2020 (Nova BH)
CEC adopts conclusion to initiate adoption of amendments to Election Law of B&H to ensure its financial independence (RTRS)
Cavara: I fully agree with Sattler that FB&H government should be formed, but conditions should be created for it (Vecernji list)
Dzaferovic: It is necessary to adopt legislation banning genocide denial in B&H (O kanal)
Komsic to attend commemoration for Srebrenica victims in Berlin (Dnevni avaz)
UN Secretary General Gutteres: We let people of Srebrenica down (Dnevni avaz)
Ambassador Nelson: We grieve with families (O kanal)
US Senator Wicker: We emphatically reject Srebrenica genocide denial (FTV)
Croatia

HDZ offers national minorities cabinet position (HRT)
Montenegro

European officials congratulate Djukanovic on Statehood Day (CDM)
Republic of North Macedonia

Zaev: EU negotiating process to be completed in six years (MIA)
Albania

Germany pushes for electoral reform’s implementation (ADN)
President calls for fulfillment of EU conditions (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

Kosovo needs an election (TransConflict)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, July 8, 2020

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, July 08, 2020

Albanian Language Media:

• Hoti’s office: Measures in the north in coordination with Kosovo institutions (Telegrafi)
• Osmani: SL’s call, unconstitutional and against Kosovo’s sovereignty (media)
• CDHRF calls on Hoti to dismiss Rakic following coronavirus measures (media)
• Oxygen supply problems reported in clinic treating Covid-19 patients (Koha/Klan)
• Roth: EU to deliver visa liberalisation to Kosovo, land swap dangerous (Telegrafi)
• French presidency gives details of Macron-Hoti meeting (RTK)
• Justice demanded for the murder of Bytyqi brothers 21 years ago (media)
• Thaci visits Veseli’s family home (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• Vucic to address the nation at 3pm (media)
• Pisonero: Restrictive measures must not affect fundamental rights, public order must be guaranteed (media)
• Vucic on negotiations with Pristina: “It will not be easy” (B92, Tanjug)
• Grenell: We never believed in a quick agreement between Kosovo and Serbia in the election year (Blic)
• Djuric: An attempt to destabilize Serbia will not pass on the eve of the key phase of the fight for Kosovo (Kosovo Online)
• “Reactions of people showed what they think about measures, to discuss it at Crisis Staff meeting” (N1)
• Serbian Health Minister says decision on lockdown in next two days (FoNet, N1)
• Four more coronavirus cases in central Kosovo (Radio Mitrovica North)
• Northern Kosovo under quarantine as of last night, curfew from 9 pm to 5 am (KoSSev)
• 53 new Covid-19 infection cases registered in Serb-populated areas yesterday (Radio KIM)
• Rakic and Jevtic: We will stand up for property of Visoki Decani and Serbian Orthodox Church (Radio KIM)

Opinion:

• Two voices on Kosovo (balcanicaucaso.org)
• China Has Overtaken Russia as Serbia’s Great Ally (Balkan Insight)

International:

• Violent protests in Serbia as Vučić announces another lockdown after weeks of alleged pre-election cover-ups (EWB)
• Stalled Serbia-Kosovo Dialogue Set to Resume in July (Balkan Insight)

Humanitarian/Development:

• Coronavirus: Airborne transmission cannot be ruled out, WHO says (BBC)
• Roma Inclusion in Balkans Depends on Governments Recognising Antigypsyism (Balkan Insight)
• Activists rejoice as water returns to Lumbardhi (Prishtina Insight)
• The Rise of Religious Radicalisation among Diaspora Albanians (Balkan Insight)

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Belgrade Media Report 8 July 2020

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Wednesday 8 July 2020

LOCAL PRESS

Brnabic: State will protect legal order (RTS)
Vucic: Negotiations with Pristina: “It will not be easy” (RTS/B92/Tanjug)
Grenell: New ideas needed to make progress on Kosovo (N1)
Dacic: Serbia will not be apologizing to anyone for convicting those who were killing Serbs (Tanjug/RTV/RTS)
Serbian Justice Ministry responds to B&H’s protest note (RTV/Tanjug)
Rebic: Police were highly restrained during protest (RTS)
Obligatory self-isolation for Montenegrin citizens entering Serbia (Tanjug)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina

SDA, HDZ B&H, SNSD leaders meet and reach agreement (BHT1)
B&H HoR adopts proposal of amendments to Election Law regarding City of Mostar (BHT1)
Diplomatic war between Belgrade and Sarajevo (O kanal)
Dodik: Only Serbia’s enemies benefit from protests (Srna)
Croatia

Minority MPs and HSLS pledge their support to HDZ (HRT)
Montenegro

CDM finds out what happened at the meeting of opposition groups (CDM)
Brajovic: Instead of making divisions, let’s unite (CDM)
Boskovic: The 2016 scenario planned again hiding under the cloak of religion (Pobjeda)
Epidemic declared in several municipalities in the north (CDM)
Republic of North Macedonia

Election Day declared state holiday in North Macedonia (MIA)
Ahmeti promotes ‘Albanian PM’ idea at Struga rally (MIA)
Albania

Electoral Reform/Second meeting with Rama did not produce any agreement with the opposition (Radio Tirana)
Electoral system change/OSCE Representative: No recommendation, sovereign decision of any state (Radio Tirana)
President urges shedding light on murder of Bytyci brothers (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

In Serbia, protests erupt as country reimposes restrictions to prevent spread of Covid-19 (Emerging Europe)

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Belgrade Media Report 2 July 2020

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Thursday 2 July 2020

LOCAL PRESS

SNS declares victory at repeated voting (RTS/Tanjug)
SPS-JS: Coalition won 12.5 percent of votes (RTS/Tanjug)
POKS: We didn’t cross census (RTS/Tanjug)
Ljajic: Two people from Sjenica died after a misunderstanding (RTS)
Obradovic proposes negotiations to Vucic (Beta)
What are the expectations from Germany’s EU presidency? (RTS)
Another 359 cases (RTS)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Meeting of leaders of SDA, HDZ B&H and SNSD will probably take place next week; Leaders to discuss appointments at state level (O kanal)
SDA’s Maric optimistic changes to B&H Election Law on Mostar will pass B&H parliament (Oslobodjenje)
B&H FM Turkovic sends diplomatic note to Serbian counterpart Dacic, asking for consent to deployment of two medical teams from B&H to Novi Pazar (Hayat)
EU opens borders for citizens of 15 countries excluding B&H, B&H reacts by reciprocal measures (Hayat)
Weber: EU’s list of safe countries seems to be result of political trade (Hayat)
New regime for entrance of B&H citizens to Croatia enters into force (BH Nova)
B&H confirms 180 new Covid-19 cases (N1)
Croatia

Croatia hands over EU presidency to Germany (HRT)
In Croatia, 81 new cases of coronavirus infection, two people died (N1)
Montenegro

Borders with Serbia to be open when conditions allow (CDM)
Institute for Public Health confirms another 28 coronavirus cases (CDM)
Republic of North Macedonia

Commission drafts negotiating frameworks for Albania and North Macedonia (MIA)
Dimitrov: Good news from Brussels, EC adopts draft-negotiating framework (MIA)
Language designated as Macedonian in EU negotiating framework (MIA/360 Degrees)
North Macedonia reports 173 new cases of Covid-19, 15 patients have died (Libertas)
Albania

Rama: The blue corridor, an ambition and a priority, which will connect the south of Croatia, Montenegro, Albania and Greece (Radio Tirana)
Albania reports 82 new cases and 3 deaths (Tirana Times)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

Orbán says Hungary won’t open borders to any non-EU countries except Serbia (Politico)
Dr. Alona Fisher-Kamm – An interview with Israel’s ambassador to Serbia (The Jerusalem Post)
Serbia, The Election of Losers (Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, July 2, 2020

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, July 02, 2020

Albanian Language Media:

• Veliu meets Lajcak’s adviser, discuss dialogue with Serbia (RTK)
• Grenell to set a date for the meeting at White House soon (Koha, Express)
• Hoti talks to Kurz: Austria will support Kosovo’s EU integration (RTK)
• UK Embassy signs Memorandum of Understanding with Kosovo institutions (media)
• KLA war associations and former political prisoners to protest on 9 July (Koha)

Serbian Language Media:

• Ten new Covid-19 infection cases registered in Serb-areas in Kosovo yesterday (Radio KIM)
• Kesic: A more serious dialogue only after the American elections (Kosovo Online)
• Bieber: Vucic party’s victory proves Serbia is undemocratic country (FoNet, N1)
• Djuric: Citizens choose Vucic’s policy so Serbia can be strong (TV Most)
• Alliance for Serbia says opposition front to be formed (BETA, N1)

Opinion:

• An unexpected pole position: The EU in the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue (EURACTIV)
• The US and EU Have Both Failed Kosovo (Balkan Insight)
• Winston Churchill of the Balkans? (Weltwoche.ch)
• Media should focus on COVID-19, not political drama (Prishtina Insight)

International:

• Kosovo Ex-Guerrillas Vow Protests Against President Thaci’s Indictment (Balkan Insight)
• Biden Compared Indicted War Criminal to “George Washington” (counterpunch.com)

Humanitarian/Development:

• Kosovo Court Angers Unions by Blocking Salaries Law (Balkan Insight)
• Coronavirus: Austria issues travel warning for six Balkan states (BBC)

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Belgrade Media Report 30 June 2020

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Tuesday 30 June 2020

LOCAL PRESS

Vulin: Edi Rama’s friendship cannot be trusted (Tanjug/RTV)
Loncar, Brnabic: Hospital in Novi Pazar has enough medical equipment, health workers (Tanjug/RTS)
Loncar, Brnabic booed in Novi Pazar (N1)
Schieb: Serbia’s EU integration depends on progress in reforms (FoNet)
Due to worsening epidemic situation, CRTA won’t monitor vote in Serbia, CIP will (Beta)
Another 276 cases (B92)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina

B&H CEC: Budget of institutions of B&H not adopted yet (BNTV)
RS Emergency Situation HQ adopts decision on closing down all quarantine facilities as of 1 July (BHT1)
Crisis HQ of FB&H Ministry of Health strengthens measures of prevention from spreading of Coronavirus (Hayat/O kanal)
Dzaferovic calls upon B&H institutions to help Sandzak region in Serbia in their fight against Coronavirus pandemic (N1)
Another 109 Covid-19 cases in Bosnia and one fatality (N1)
Croatia

Skoro says in favor of Croat federal unit in B&H (Hina)
Electoral Commission issues rules for voting during pandemic (HRT)
PM discusses EU Presidency with foreign diplomats (HRT)
Bozinovic: List of 15 countries for open borders to include Bosnia and Herzegovina (Hina)
Croatia reports 52 new cases of Covid-19 (N1)
Montenegro

Montenegro opens today last chapter in negotiations with the EU (CDM)
Another three cases of coronavirus in Montenegro (CDM)
Republic of North Macedonia

Sela: Albanians believed for years, but always disappointed by parties (MIA)
Dimitrov to Siljanovska: Do you want to have Prespa Agreement rescinded? (MIA)
Skopje, Ohrid airports to reopen 1, 2 July with Wizz Air flights (Republika)
North Macedonia reports 126 new cases of Covid-19, 4 died (Libertas.mk)
Albania

Rama to Hoti: Albania will help Kosovo in all its processes (Radio Tirana)
Rama showed support for the leaders of UÇK (Radio Tirana)
Rama meetings with political leaders in Kosovo (Radio Tirana)
Greece confirms opening its borders with Albania (Radio Tirana)
Another 69 COVID-19 cases (Radio Tirana)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

The Brief – Going to the polls after COVID-19 (EurActiv)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, June 30, 2020

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, June 30, 2020

Albanian Language Media:

• Rama: I am here to support Kosovo and its politicians (media)
• PM Rama annuls his meeting with Haradinaj (RTK)
• Orlando: We look forward to visa liberalisation for Kosovo soon! (media)
• 111 patients with coronavirus currently treated at Prishtina Hospital (media)
• Council reacts to Hoti and Zemaj on facemasks remarks (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• Tanjug: The EU ‘took note’ of Thaci’s announcement (B92)
• Mihajlovic: Thaci thinks he would manage to ‘cleanse’ his biography as Haradinaj did (Kosovo-online)
• Kosovo police to assist municipal inspectors in enforcing new measures on Covid-19 (Radio kontakt plus)
• Bieber: Enthusiasm for Serbia’s Vucic declining in Germany (Beta, Danas, N1)
• German Ambassador: Serbia’s EU integration depends on progress in reforms (N1, FoNet)
• DPM Rakic met Norwegian Ambassador Grondahi (TV Most)

Opinion:

• PDK’s lawsuit against BIRN can’t hide the truth (Prishtina Insight)

International:

• Kosovo’s president hits out at ‘fabricated’ war crimes charges (Politico)
• Serbia’s Vučić: Kosovo talks must go on despite Thaçi indictment (Politico.eu)

Humanitarian/Development:

• Coronavirus: Worst could be yet to come, WHO warns (BBC)
• Live Blog: Central, Southeast Europe Responds to Uptick in COVID-19 Pandemic (Balkan Insight)
• OpisMEDIJavanje: Fact-checking protects the journalist and the reputation of the media (KoSSev)
• 60 organizations condemn Austrian embassy’s role in ‘illegal’ hydropower operation (Prishtina Insight)

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Belgrade Media Report 26 June 2020

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Friday 26 June 2020

LOCAL PRESS

Grenell and Vucic rescheduled the meeting (Tanjug/B92)
Vucic: I expect Serbia to become a member of the EU by 2026 (Tanjug/B92/RTS)
Fabrizi: Vucic’s visit to Brussels shows readiness for talks with Pristina (TV Prva/FoNet)
“There’re indications that they’ll sign an agreement, why meet at the White House?” (Tanjug/B92)
Sapic says he is ready to join cabinet (Beta)
Another 193 cases (RTS)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Dodik: RS purchases three helicopters from Russia, B&H will not be member of NATO (RTRS)
Coordination of Serbs Mostar: Serbs need equal representation in Mostar (FTV)
Dodik: I will impose topic of migrants and demand they be expelled from B&H (ATV)
Croatia implements 14-day self-isolation obligation for citizens of B&H and other countries (O kanal)
SDA: Croatia’s decision was hasty and shortsighted (Hayat)
Other reactions to introduction of self-isolation for B&H citizens in Croatia (N1)
B&H reports 140 new Covid-19 cases in one day (N1)
Croatia

Prime Minister issues message on Independence Day (Hina)
Croatian general election preview (TCN)
Croatia reports 56 new cases of Covid-19 (N1)
Montenegro

Markovic: Dialogue should be held in the institutions (CDM)
National Coordination Body bans religious and political gatherings in open public spaces (CDM)
Institute for Public Health confirms another 35 coronavirus cases (CDM)
Republic of North Macedonia

SEC dismisses complaints over early election campaigning (MIA)
Zaev: We cannot go back to where we used to be (MIA)
Mickoski: VMRO-DPMNE will protect nation’s dignity (MIA)
Alliance for Albanians and Alternativa hold campaign convention in Tetovo (MIA)
North Macedonia registered 163 new cases of Covid-19, 3 persons died (24.mk)
Albania

Accusations against Thaci and Veseli, Rama: Experimental trial that throws mud on all Albanians (Radio Tirana)
Albanian Acting Minister in Washington for Kosovo-Serbia agreement (ADN)
Former minister urges Kosovo-Serbia dialogue to continue (ADN)
In Albania 77 new Covid-19 cases (Tirana Times)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

Kremlin Says Monitoring Impact Of Accusations Against Kosovo Leader On Talks With Serbia (UrduPoint News/Sputnik)
Broken Or A Breakthrough? Surprise Kosovo War-Crime Charges Have Put Balkan Talks In Limbo (RFE/RL)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, June 26, 2020

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, June 26, 2020

Albanian Language Media:

• Thaci to deliver address on Sunday, following war crimes accusations (media)
• Thaci: No one can rewrite Kosovo’s history (media)
• Weber: Specialist prosecutors proved to be independent (DW)
• British Embassy concerned over increased attacks against Kosovo Serbs (Klan)
• Two new coronavirus-related deaths reported in Kosovo (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• Vucic from Brussels: I expect that Serbia will become a member of the European Union by 2026 (B92, Tanjug)
• Vucic met von der Leyen, Varhelyi and Lajcak in Brussels (B92, media)
• Deutsche Welle: Thaci hoped that Washington would save him? (B92)
• Covic: It is completely clear now that EU, Germany and France work directly against Trump (Kosovo-online)
• “There were indications they’ll sign an agreement, why meet at White House?” (Tanjug, B92)
• Kosovo ambassador demands explanation from KSC; Hoti claims his government will not comment on KSC processes (KoSSev)
• Fabrizi: Vucic’s visit to Brussels shows readiness for talks with Pristina (N1)

Opinion:

• Op-ed: Kosovo should suspend participation in dialogue (Koha)
• Serwer: Kosovo needs to hedge (Peacefare.net)

International:

• After Kosovo President War Crimes Indictment, Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue Uncertain (VOA)
• Thaci Trial ‘Should Have Happened Before’, Victims’ Families Say (Balkan Insight)

Humanitarian/Development:

• Kon: Situation with coronavirus is getting worse (Tanjug, B92)

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