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Kosovo State Delegation submits platform for dialogue to Assembly (media)

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Co-heads of the Kosovo state delegation for dialogue with Serbia, Fatmir Limaj and Shpend Ahmeti, submitted a copy of the platform for dialogue with Serbia to Kosovo Assembly Speaker Kadri Veseli. At a joint press conference, Veseli said the platform guarantees Kosovo’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. “At the same time it guarantees there will be […]

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Ramadani: KSF would not go to north for war but for relief efforts (Telegrafi)

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Kosovo’s Deputy Minister of the Kosovo Security Force, Burim Ramadani, commented on NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg saying that KSF cannot go to the north without prior approval from the KFOR commander. In an interview with RTV Dukagjini, Ramadani said Stoltenberg’s statement is based on a letter Hashim Thaci, then prime minister of Kosovo, wrote […]

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Thaci promised NATO in 2013 Kosovo army would not go to north (Koha)

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As the meeting of NATO defence ministers got underway in Brussels, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg made reference to a Brussels agreement stipulating that Kosovo Security Force could not deploy to the north without the approval of KFOR commander. He repeated the statement at a press conference following the end of the meeting but did […]

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Justice Minister condemns language used by official against LGBT community (Telegrafi/Express)

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Kosovo’s Justice Minister Abelard Tahiri has strongly condemned a statement by a ministry official made against members of the LGBT community. In a response to a play about a gay couple staged by the Pristina-based Qendra Multimedia, the ministry official remarked on social networks that the heads of LBGT members should be “chopped off”.  Tahiri said […]

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UNMIK Headlines 15 February

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• Kosovo State Delegation finalises platform for dialogue with Serbia (media)
• Dialogue platform’s “red lines” (Zeri/Koha Ditore)
• Thaci and Vucic both to attend Munich Security Conference (Zeri)
• AP: Kosovo president hopes for deal with Serbia (Bota Sot)
• Scott: Solution to come from Belgrade and Pristina (Klan Kosova)
• Limaj: We should open way to the dialogue with Serbia (RTK)
• LDK: Opening Kosovo borders “self-aggression” (Kosova Sot)
• Collaku: U.S. will not deal with us eternally, tax should be suspended (Klan)
• NATO to decide on cooperation with KSF in spring (dailies)
• Fajon: Visa liberalisation and dialogue have stalled (Zeri)
• “Serb parallel structures ransack offices of Ski Federation in Brezovica” (media)

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Kosovo State Delegation supports platform for dialogue with Serbia (media)

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Media report that the Kosovo State Delegation has expressed support today for the platform for dialogue with Serbia which is expected to be formally approved later today and then be sent to the Assembly for further approval. Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said the document is in line with the Constitution of Kosovo and provides a […]

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Limaj: Platform is finalised, all political forces will support it (Telegrafi)

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Co-head of the Kosovo Negotiating Team for Dialogue with Serbia, Fatmir Limaj, said today after a meeting which resulted in expression of support for the platform for dialogue that the document is expected to be formally voted later today. “The platform has taken on its final form. We had a meeting today with three leaders, […]

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Hoti: LDK will not support platform for dialogue with Serbia (Telegrafi/Koha)

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Head of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) parliamentary group, Avdullah Hoti, commented today on the Kosovo’s platform for dialogue with Serbia saying the party will not vote in its favour at the Assembly. Hoti is quoted as saying that Kosovo’s platform for dialogue with Serbia is its Constitution and that the government of Kosovo […]

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Haradinaj: U.S. can speak for itself, doesn’t need a spokesperson in Kosovo (media)

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Many online media quote Prime Minister of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj responding to repeated calls by President Hashim Thaci for suspension of tax on products from Serbia and Bosnia as being something requested by the U.S. Haradinaj said the U.S. doesn’t need anyone in Kosovo to speak on its behalf: “America speaks for itself, neither the […]

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UNMIK Headlines 14 February

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• Thaci: There will be measures if tax is not lifted (RTK)
• Haradinaj: I will not step down, tax will bring Serbia’s recognition (Koha)
• Veseli: Friendship with the U.S. to be safeguarded (RTK)
• Relations with U.S. deteriorate, pressure to suspend tax increases (Koha)
• NATO reiterates: Kosovo forces cannot go to north without approval (Koha)
• Pacolli: Serbia can never come between Kosovo and U.S. (Zeri)
• Engel to Serbia: Take the speech of German Ambassador seriously (Bota)
• Kosovo and Albania planning to apply “Mini-Schengen” border control (Koha)
• Kosovo wants to open liaison office in Bratislava (media)

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Limaj: Dialogue platform in line with Constitution of Kosovo (RTK)

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Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo and co-head of Kosovo Negotiating Team in Dialogue with Serbia, Fatmir Limaj, said that the platform for dialogue is in line with the Constitution of Kosovo and the ruling of the International Court of Justice on Kosovo’s independence. “We aim to express Kosovo’s unified voice through the platform which will […]

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Ahmeti: Platform on dialogue to be submitted Friday (Telegrafi/Klan Kosova/Zeri)

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Shpend Ahmeti, co-head of the Kosovo Negotiating Team for Dialogue with Serbia, said today that the platform on dialogue which they are working on will not be ready before Friday. He said that in a meeting with Kosovo institutional leaders today they discussed the platform as well as the recent letter the U.S. administration sent […]

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