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Foreign Ministry reacts on INTERPOL, mentions blackmail and corruption by Serbia (media)

By   /  20/11/2018  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Foreign Ministry reacts on INTERPOL, mentions blackmail and corruption by Serbia (media)

Kosovo’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed great disappointment today over the failed bid to join INTERPOL and criticized what it called blackmailing approach by Serbian officials toward INTERPOL and some delegations of African countries. The Ministry said in a statement that members of the Serbian delegation tried to corrupt some representatives of INTERPOL member states. […]

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President Thaci comments on Kosovo’s failed bid to INTERPOL membership (media)

By   /  20/11/2018  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on President Thaci comments on Kosovo’s failed bid to INTERPOL membership (media)

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci said today he was disappointed that Kosovo failed in its bid to join INTERPOL. “In the integration processes, we are at a point that requires reflection, Serbia is pressuring the member states of INTERPOL. I want to thank the countries that have supported us. Kosovo has its own path as an […]

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UNMIK Headlines 20 November

By   /  20/11/2018  /  UNMIK Media Reports  /  Comments Off on UNMIK Headlines 20 November

• INTERPOL General Assembly to vote on Kosovo’s bid today (media)
• “Last-minute” lobbying (Koha)
• Veseli: All should give account about public property (Epoka)
• Veseli travels to Brussels, seeks Belgium’s support for visa liberalization (Epoka)
• CEFTA, hostage of Kosovo, Bosnia, Serbia disagreements (Zeri)
• Thaci asks court to interpret govt’s decision for properties in the north (media)
• Ministry of Trade and Industry issues new order (Facebook)
• Vucic: No dialogue until Pristina withdraws recent measures (Klan Kosova)

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The Kosovo quandary is a win for Russia (Al Jazeera)

By   /  19/11/2018  /  International  /  Comments Off on The Kosovo quandary is a win for Russia (Al Jazeera)

For nearly two decades, President Vladimir Putin has been on a mission to make Russia great again – to borrow a phrase from his American counterpart – and to right what he sees as the greatest “wrong” in the country’s recent history: the collapse of the USSR and the loss of its superpower status. In […]

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Assembly to hold extraordinary session on foreign policy on Thursday (media)

By   /  19/11/2018  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Assembly to hold extraordinary session on foreign policy on Thursday (media)

Most news websites report that the Kosovo Assembly Presidency decided today that the Assembly will hold an extraordinary session on Kosovo’s foreign policy on Thursday. The Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) had withdrawn its request for an extraordinary session last Friday due to the absence of MPs and Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli.

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Haradinaj calls for visa liberalization to be included in EU agenda (media)

By   /  19/11/2018  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Haradinaj calls for visa liberalization to be included in EU agenda (media)

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said in a meeting with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Vienna today that visa liberalization for Kosovo should be included in the agenda of the EU Council of Ministers, as Kosovo has met all the requirements in the process. Haradinaj said that in addition to the right to freedom of […]

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UNMIK Headlines 19 November

By   /  19/11/2018  /  UNMIK Media Reports  /  Comments Off on UNMIK Headlines 19 November

• Voting for Kosovo’s membership at INTERPOL, on Tuesday (Epoka)
• Illegal migration and lack of reforms, obstacles for visa liberalisation (Koha)
• Kosovo Army will not be formed on November 28 (Zeri)
• Haradinaj: I did not compile veterans’ lists, I found them there (Zeri)
• Philips: Division of Kosovo, part of Putin’s strategic plan (Zeri)
• Haxhiu: Vetevendosje in coalition with LDK, under one condition (Gazeta Blic)
• Kurz assembles Balkans leaders, including Haradinaj and Brnabic (Bota Sot)
• Charges against Serbian criminals to be filed at Kosovo prosecution (Telegrafi)

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Hoxhaj: Serbia shouldn’t be afraid of Kosovo in INTERPOL (media)

By   /  16/11/2018  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Hoxhaj: Serbia shouldn’t be afraid of Kosovo in INTERPOL (media)

Several media report that Kosovo’s Deputy Prime Minister Enver Hoxhaj said today that Serbia shouldn’t be afraid of Kosovo’s membership to INTERPOL. “Serbia has a known track-record of abusing w/ @INTERPOL_HQ notices as a form of aggression against its neighbours. Kosovo has a proven track-record of cooperation with international law enforcement agencies. Serbia shouldn’t be […]

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Kosovo Foreign Ministry: All will benefit from Kosovo’s membership to INTERPOL (media)

By   /  16/11/2018  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Kosovo Foreign Ministry: All will benefit from Kosovo’s membership to INTERPOL (media)

Kosovo’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs issued a press release today saying that Kosovo’s membership to INTERPOL would contribute greatly to increasing neighborly, regional and international cooperation for preventing and combating trans-national crime and will strengthen security and international order. “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is confident that this process will serve not only the interests […]

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UNMIK Headlines 16 November

By   /  16/11/2018  /  UNMIK Media Reports  /  Comments Off on UNMIK Headlines 16 November

• Haradinaj: Only the President can represent Kosovo in dialogue (media)
• Clashes between Thaci and Haradinaj could lead to early elections (Zeri)
• President Thaci meets Hungarian Foreign Minister Szijjártó (media)
• Tahiri: Haradinaj made a hasty political statement about Thaci (T7/Express)
• Zaharova: Agreement must be in the interest of Serbian people (media)
• Cuoci: Kosovo does not have agreement with NATO or KFOR on KSF competencies (Bota Sot, EWB)
• Ramadani: No one can stop KSF transformation (Epoka)
• Warnings for destabilization prior to INTERPOL membership (Gazeta Metro)
• Meta: We support Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, opposition should be part of it (Bota)
• Serbia, Bosnia won’t attend CEFTA meetings in Pristina (Koha)
• Hajdari: They’re sending me messages about the Pronto case (media)

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Graffiti of Thaci shaking hands with Putin painted on many Pristina streets (media)

By   /  15/11/2018  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Graffiti of Thaci shaking hands with Putin painted on many Pristina streets (media)

News websites report that graffiti depicting Kosovo and Russia Presidents, Hashim Thaci and Vladimir Putin, shaking hands can be seen today on streets roads in Pristina. The graffiti also include the message “the north is not Crimea”.

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Thaci: We can’t change the past, but we can change the future (The Point)

By   /  15/11/2018  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Thaci: We can’t change the past, but we can change the future (The Point)

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci said in an interview to The Point that “we cannot change the past: Serbia and Kosovo have been at war. But we can change the future by building peace among us”. “The public in Serbia continues to believe that Kosovo is the cradle of Serbia. Therefore, we need time to explain […]

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