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Police: Office of the Ski Federation in Brezovica was not ransacked (Klan Kosova)

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Media reported last night that the Office of the Ski Federation of Kosovo in Hotel Molika in Brezovica, was vandalized and looted. The police informed today that there are no traces of violent entrance in the offices and that there were no laptops or other inventory at the office. “The office of the Molika director […]

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Stoltenberg: NATO’s decision on the new level of cooperation with Kosovo this spring (European Western Balkans)

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During the second day of the NATO member states ministerial meeting, Secretary General of the Alliance Jens Stoltenberg reiterated that the transformation of Kosovo Security Force into an army, which took place in December, was ill-timed. According to him, NATO is reconsidering its level of cooperation with KSF, and the final decision is expected in […]

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AP interview: Kosovo president hopes for deal with Serbia

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The president of Kosovo said Thursday he thinks there is “good momentum” to reach an agreement this year to normalize ties with Serbia. Kosovo commemorates its 2008 declaration of independence on Feb. 17 each year. It is recognized as its own country by 116 nations, but not by the one from which it unilaterally separated, […]

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Collaku: This is the scenario for unification of Mitrovica (RTK)

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Bekim Collaku, adviser to the President of Kosovo Hashim Thaci, told Klan TV that scenario of correction of the borders, will definitely unify Mitrovica. He added that they have indications that Serbia would accept ideas for final agreement. “Germany is not in conflict or in disagreement with the US, as far as the final agreement […]

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OSCE Broadcast 14 February

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• Negotiating Team: Platform is the only official position (KTV)
• Mustafa: LDK considers Kosovo borders non-negotiable (KTV)
• Thaçi: Good momentum to reach agreement with Serbia in 2019 (RTK)
• Hahn, Vucic and Thaçi to participate on a panel at Munich Security Conference (KTV)
• Hooper criticizes Kosovo leaders on tax decision (GazetaExpress)
• Progress on normalization of Kosovo-Serbia relations requested (GazetaExpress)
• Ramadani: Kosovo-NATO cooperation won’t be reduced (RTK)
• Police escorts Ferizaj/Urosevac teacher for threatening journalists (KTV)

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NATO to decide on cooperation with KSF in spring (RTK)

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NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, said on Thursday that the Alliance remains committed to keeping stability in Western Balkans. He said that after transformation of Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into army, NATO is reviewing the level of cooperation with this force. He said discussions on the matter are ongoing and a decision will be made […]

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Progress on normalization of Kosovo-Serbia relations requested (RTK)

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Thirteen MPs from the Assembly of Kosovo and thirteen from the European Parliament came up today in Strasbourg with a joint statement, which stresses that progress on normalization of the relations between Kosovo and Serbia is necessary, in order for the parties to reach a legally binding agreement through the dialogue facilitated by EU. These […]

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Hooper criticizes Kosovo leaders on tax decision (VOA, Klan)

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James Hooper, former U.S. diplomat told Voice of America that with their position on tax, Kosovo leaders have almost made enemies from the government of the United States. He assessed this as the most counterproductive step undertaken ever by Kosovo leaders. “They brought the relations with the United States at the lowest level ever since […]

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OSCE Broadcast 13 February

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• Thaçi: No-one can undermine friendship with US (KTV)
• Veseli: Friendship with US must be preserved (RTK1)
• Haradinaj certain: Tariff brings recognition (KTV’s summary of Rubikon show)
• NATO Summit is expected to postpone decision on KSF to end of spring (KTV)
• US Congressman Engel reminds Serbia that no EU membership without recognizing Kosovo (GazetaExpress)
• AKJ concerned about lynching language against Koha Ditore journalist (KTV)
• Opening of Kosovo’s Liaison Office in Bratislava considered (RTK)

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Stoltenberg: I made it clear to Haradinaj, KSF cannot go in the north (KTV)

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NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg responded to Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj about the engagement of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) in the north of Kosovo. “There is a Brussels agreement from the year 2013, which says clearly that KSF cannot go in the north of Kosovo, without the approval of the KFOR Commander. I made […]

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Haradinaj: Russia has poured a lot of money in Albania and Kosovo to lobby for division of Kosovo (Ora, Telegrafi)

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The Prime Minister of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj said that a lot of money has been poured in Albania and Kosovo, in favor of the division of Kosovo. According to Haradinaj, Russia stands behind these lobbies. “There was paid lobbing in Albania for the division project. Journalists and analysts from Kosovo… a lot of money has […]

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OSCE Broadcast 12 February

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• US diplomats on tariffs: It’s incredible that Kosovo values our friendship so lightly as to ignore our advice (GazetaExpress)
• Haradinaj asks America to understand him regarding decision on tariff (KTV)
• Haradinaj: Kosovo can’t be blackmailed with Specialist Chambers to accept border or territory exchange (KTV)
• Beqiri: USA saved us from vanishing; no one has the right to play with this friendship (KTV)
• Stoltenberg addresses two disappointments concerning Kosovo, US supports KSF (KTV)
• Kosovo’s platform on dialogue with Serbia ready (GazetaExpress)
• Thaçi says that secret meetings with Vucic never happened (RTK)
• Kosovo Serbs fear the border correction idea (RTK)
• Citizens don’t want return of foreign fighters to Kosovo (RTK1)

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