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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 10, 2020

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• COVID-19: 79 new cases, three deaths (media)
• U.S. Embassy slams Kosovo Prosecutorial Council, gives up its monitoring role (media)
• Hoti concerned after U.S. Embassy withdraws its experts (media)
• Serbia appoints new head of Office for Kosovo (Express)
• Kosovo FM: We would welcome Greece’s decision to recognize Kosovo (media)
• Canak’s shocking testimony: We were told not to talk about 16 mass graves (RTK)
• Police confirms arrest of Istog mayor Haki Rugova (RTK)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, September 26

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• COVID-19: 49 new cases, one death (media)
• EU Police Raid Kosovo War Veterans’ HQ, Arrest Leader (Balkan Insight)
• Kosovo War Cimes Court publishes details after Gucati’s detention at The Hague (media)
• Specialist Chambers to start with hearings on Monday (RTK)
• Thaci: Kosovo has always been on the side of justice (media)
• PDK MP: Friday’s arrests, a humiliating scene (RTK)
• Lajcak: Belgrade – Pristina expert teams meeting postponed (N1)
• Israeli Ambassador to Belgrade: Recognition of Kosovo is a fact (media)
• Kuci and Abrashi meet DFC delegation, discuss projects (media)
• Kosovo veterans leader arrested on witness intimidation charges – tribunal (Reuters)
• EU police arrest Kosovo war veterans’ leader, raid offices (AP)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, August 29

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• COVID – 19: One death, 119 new cases (media)
• EU’s Lajcak says Kosovo-Serbia exchange of territories not on the agenda (Express)
• Vucic: I will refuse to meet Trump if requested to recognize Kosovo (RTK)
• Kosovo with a large delegation in Washington (media)
• Ambassador Kosnett: US committed to assisting Kosovo against COVID-19 (Express)
• Haradinaj: Setting Greek flag on fire, is not Albanian tradition (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, August 27

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• COVID – 19: Eight deaths, 136 new cases (media)
• Kosovo PM invites opposition to join his dialogue in Washington (Express)
• Kosovo and Serbia today in Brussels to discuss economic issues (RTK)
• Djuric: Mutual recognition will never happen (Koha)
• EC clarifies once again: Kosovo has met conditions for visa liberalization (Express)
• Osmani sees four shortcomings in the dialogue process (media)
• Limaj: Whenever we coordinated with U.S., results did not lack (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, August 25

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• COVID – 19: 99 new cases, 13 deaths (media)
• Kosovo President urges MPs to extend mandate of the War Crimes Court (Express)
• Opposition parties have not changed stance regarding dialogue with Serbia (RFE)
• Haradinaj: Mutual recognition should be part of the final deal (TV Dukagjini)
• Limaj: Coalition is stabile as long as there is fair partnership (RTK)
• Zemaj: Anti-COVID-19 vaccines to be distributed free of charge (media)
• Haziri: President’s name goes through LDK offices (media)
• MP Haxhi Shala and former KLA Member Ziadin Hoxha summoned by SPO (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, 18 July

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COVID-19: 137 new cases in Kosovo (media)
• Thaci returns to Kosovo (media)
• Hoti: I did not go to Brussels to take pictures with Vucic (T7, media)
• Viola Von Cramon values highly work of the Specialist Chambers (RTK)
• Hoti cannot predict if PDK is to join the government (media)
• Assembly aims online sessions after increase of COVID-19 cases (Koha)
• Gucati: The Hague Special Court is biased (RTK)
• Crowds Welcome Kosovo President Returning From Questioning (NYT)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, 03 July

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• 73 new coronavirus cases in Kosovo in last 24 hours (media)
• Another two patients succumb to COVID – 19 (media)
• North Macedonia considering shutting down Kosovo border (media)
• Assembly President calls for new elections (Gazeta Express)
• Hoti: The Prime Minister represents the state in dialogue (media)
• EULEX: Mandate guaranteed by Kosovo and international laws (media)
• What is Council of Experts’ role in Kosovo – Serbia dialogue? (RFE)
• Vucic: To recognise Kosovo’s independence? Forget about it (

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, July 02

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• 113 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours (media)
• Von Cramon: Hopefully a mutual recognition agreement during fall (media)
• Palmer: U.S. remain committed to normalisation of relations (media)
• Heldt: Pandemics, dialogue and visa liberalization to be on focus (Koha)
• PM Avdullah Hoti to visit Tirana today (media)
• EU: Hoti took commitment on EULEX (Express)
• Selimi: Proposed indictment was announced intentionally (media)
• Koci: First indictment expected to be confirmed or denied in July (media)
• Tahiri: No discussions to include PDK in government (RTK)
• (Correction) Judah: Dialogue weakens if Thaci resigns (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, July 01

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• 79 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours (media)
• Health Minister: Situation with coronavirus is under control (media)
• EU intends to continue Kosovo – Serbia dialogue without Thaci (RFE)
• MEPs: Merkel to put visa liberalisation for Kosovo on EU council agenda (media)
• Grenell: US focus on economic normalisation motivated Europeans (media)
• Judah: Dialogue weakens if Thaci resigns (media)
• Wisner: Kosovo is in a very serious crisis after proposed indictment (media)
• Without EULEX, operation of Special Court becomes impossible (Koha)
• Hoti calls on Assembly to address budget with priority (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, June 30

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• President Thaci’s address to the people after proposed indictment (media)
• Hoti: We will react with dignity toward new developments (media)
• Rama starts his day by distributing his speech on defense of KLA (media)
• Vetevendosje’s Nagavci says Thaci’s address was scandalous (media)
• Haradinaj: A great power behind Specialist Chambers (media)
• Zeka: List includes other very powerful political actors (Klan Kosova)
• Abrahams: EU, US to seek justice in Serbia for Kosovo crimes (media)
• Kicmari: I think the President should’ve resigned tonight (T7)
• 136 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours (media)
• US State Department Country Report on Terrorism for Kosovo (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, June 29

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• 87 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours (media)
• Due to increased cases of Covid-19, EU borders remain closed for Kosovo (Koha)
• PM Hoti: We might have to reintroduce isolation measures (media)
• Osmani: Significant rise requires government’s urgent attention (media)
• Coronavirus spreads in the Assembly (Indeksonline)
• Assembly Presidency and committees should not meet, Council suggests (media)
• President Thaci to address the media on Monday (media)
• Specialist Chambers comment on accusations against Thaci (Klan/Telegrafi)
• Albanian PM Rama to visit Kosovo on Monday (media)
• EULEX work not affected by lack of letter exchange (Koha)
• Serwer: Shore up the Kosovo state (Peacefare.net/Koha)
• EU undercut the U.S.-led Kosovo–Serbia summit (National Review/media)
• Police detain then release two persons during St. Vitus celebrations (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, June 13

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• 58 new COVID-19 cases in Kosovo on Friday (media)
• Haradinaj-Stublla discusses with Matthew Palmer (media)
• Vucic : Brussels and Washington in war on who would lead the dialogue (Koha)
• Osmani ready to leave the post of the Assembly Speaker if requested by LVV (Koha)
• Hoti meets KFOR Commander, discuss security situation (media)
• Kurti: President could not find collaborators among LVV, but among LDK (RTK)
• Haradinaj-Stublla talks to Albright and Clark (media)
• Hoti meets French Ambassador to Kosovo Marie Christine Butel (Media)

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