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Ahmeti: Fruitful meeting with Mustafa (Ekonomia Online/Telegrafi)

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Social Democratic Party of Kosovo (PSD) leader Shpend Ahmeti said today’s meeting with Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) leader Isa Mustafa was fruitful and focused on possible cooperation between the two parties. “We continued discussions and consultations we had on cooperation on the eve of elections and we focused on important topics for the PSD […]

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PSD’s Ahmeti on possible coalition with Haradinaj’s AAK (Indeksonline)

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Social Democratic Party of Kosovo (PSD) leader Shpend Ahmeti told the news website today that his party has ‘approximated positions’ with Ramush Haradinaj’s Alliance for the Future of Kosovo (AAK). When asked to comment on media reports that the two parties will sign a pre-election agreement today, Ahmeti said: “Yes, we have approximated positions with […]

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UNMIK Headlines 19 August

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• Haradinaj: Work on correcting border demarcation to begin in optimal time (media)
• Mustafa: LDK has red lines only for PDK (EO)
• Parties rule out surprises, say Assembly will be disbanded (Koha)
• AAK, PSD expected to sign coalition agreement today (Express)
• Authorities say Kosovo flag remains at Novoberdo castle (media)
• Kosovo not issued international arrest warrant for Radoicic (Telegrafi)
• Kosovo introduces reciprocity measures against North Macedonia (media)
• Vucic to meet Pompeo in NY on Tuesday, expected to discuss Kosovo (media)
• “Serbia used dialogue to damage process of Kosovo recognitions” (Koha)

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Lluka: New law on missing persons finalised, Assembly needs to adopt it (media)

By   /  16/08/2019  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  Comments Off on Lluka: New law on missing persons finalised, Assembly needs to adopt it (media)

Jahja Lluka from the Kosovo Government’s Committee for Missing Persons said today that the government has approved the new law on missing persons and that it is now up to the Assembly to adopt it. “The concept document has been finalised and adopted by the government. We are now waiting for the decision of the […]

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Krasniqi: Special court could be reason why Thaci backed border changes (Express)

By   /  16/08/2019  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Krasniqi: Special court could be reason why Thaci backed border changes (Express)

Jakup Krasniqi, chairman of the National Council of NISMA, said in an interview to T7 on Thursday evening that Kosovo President Hashim Thaci could have been blackmailed and therefore tried to avoid the Special Court. Krasniqi said he was against “going from technical talks to political talks [with Serbia]” and that “the International Court of […]

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Blockade in Kosovo – Serbia dialogue, early elections postpone Paris Summit (Lajmi)

By   /  15/08/2019  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Blockade in Kosovo – Serbia dialogue, early elections postpone Paris Summit (Lajmi)

The news website reports that early parliamentary elections are expected to cause delays in the dialogue with Serbia and they could also postpone the Paris Summit which was scheduled to be held in September. Sources in the Kosovo government told Telegrafi that there are currently no developments in this regard. “There is no movement. We […]

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Serwer: There is no urgency for dialogue with Serbia (Gazeta Express)

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Daniel Serwer, director of the Conflict Management and American Foreign Policy Programs at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a Balkans analyst, told the news website today that Kosovo should form a new government first and have a clear platform before resuming talks with Serbia. “I don’t think there is any good […]

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UNMIK Headlines 15 August

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• Political parties ignoring Quint’s calls (Zeri)
• Mustafa: I have no hesitation to cooperate with past opponents (media)
• Kosovo’s enemies and allies, part of campaigns by political parties (Koha)
• Krasniqi: Tariff will remain if Veseli leads new government (RTK)
• Gordy: Kosovo won’t make any steps prior to election of new government (RFE, Klan)
• Kosovo between early elections and a technical government (Radio Free Europe)
• Kosovo’s consulate in Denmark, vandalised (media)
• Tomor Morina not extradited to Serbia, returns to Kosovo (media)
• O’Connell slams Ministry of European Integration statement (media)
• Missing persons issue to be discussed in Belgrade-Pristina dialogue (RTK/Koha)

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O’Connell: The issue of elections or not is entirely for Kosovo (media)

By   /  14/08/2019  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on O’Connell: The issue of elections or not is entirely for Kosovo (media)

Most news websites report that the British Ambassador to Kosovo, Ruairi O’Connell said today that the issue of elections or not is entirely for Kosovo. “The issue of elections or not is entirely for Kosovo. I read ‘commentators’ claiming that the Quint statement was a call for the formation of a new Government without elections. Why […]

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Tahiri: A right call by the Quint countries (Telegrafi)

By   /  14/08/2019  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Tahiri: A right call by the Quint countries (Telegrafi)

Political commentator Ramush Tahiri told the news website today that the Quint countries have always had a good position vis-a-vis Kosovo and its independence. “Dialogue has been stopped for nearly a year now … what is important about the statement [by Quint member states] is that Kosovo needs to suspend the tariff and that Serbia […]

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Veseli: In upcoming elections Kosovo to decide if it wants to strengthen ties with allies or to treat its partners as enemies (media)

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Kosovo Assembly President and Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) leader Kadri Veseli said today that one of the topics which the citizens have to decide in the upcoming elections is if Kosovo will continue to strengthen the special ties with its allies or if it will treat its allies as enemies and try to survive […]

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Hoxhaj: No compromises for Prime Minister post (media)

By   /  13/08/2019  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Hoxhaj: No compromises for Prime Minister post (media)

Kosovo’s Deputy Prime Minister and Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) deputy leader, Enver Hoxhaj, wrote in a Facebook post, that the PDK will not make any compromises on the post of Prime Minister. “The PDK is the party that enjoys the biggest trust among the citizens, and we will prove this in these elections again. […]

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