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President Thaçi informed by Daka, Lumezi and Maxhuni regarding investigations of CEC employees case (media)

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The Office of the President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, issued a press release to inform that he has received today in a meeting the Chair of the Central Election Commision (CEC), Valdete Daka, the Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi and the Director of the Kosovo Intelligence Agency, Shpend Maxhuni, who informed him about the results […]

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OSCE Broadcast Report 13 October

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• Several poisoned CEC officials taken to hospital (All monitored broadcasters, KTV)
• Daka: Votes of diaspora will be transferred from Ministry of Infrastructure to CRC (KTV)
• Djuric says Albanians do not want Srpska Lista in Government, but “Kurti’s Serbs” (Most monitored broadcasters, KTV)
• VV calls for shedding light on poisoning of CEC officials’ case (KTV)
• Jablanovic’s party says it possesses evidence of ballot theft by Srpska Lista (KTV)
• Kurti wants Rasic in his Government (KTV)

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Kosovo election officials fall ill after opening boxes from Serbia (Sky News)

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The ballot counters said there was an unusual smell and they then started getting itchy red eyes and hands, with some vomiting. More than two dozen election officials in Kosovo have been taken to hospital after falling ill when opening ballot boxes from Serbia. Local press reported 26 Central Election Commission officials started having allergic […]

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Kosovo officials hospitalized after opening ballot boxes (The Washington Post)

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More than 20 Central Election Commission officials have been taken to the hospital with health problems after opening five ballot boxes from Serbia, authorities in Kosovo said Sunday. Twenty-six officials had allergic reactions and skin problems after opening the ballot boxes, local media Kosovapress reported. Emergency center doctors said all had itching and reddened skin. […]

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Kosovar Vote Count Halted After Skin Problems Linked To Serbian Ballot Boxes (RFE)

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Vote counting has been suspended in Kosovo after several Central Election Commission officials reported health problems after opening five ballot boxes from Serbia. Avdyl Pacolli, head of an emergency clinic in the capital Pristina, told RFE/RL on October 13 that those affected said they had allergic reactions and skin problems. A Kosovo police official confirmed […]

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Limaj does not give in on election result, writes to CEC (media)

By   /  11/10/2019  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Limaj does not give in on election result, writes to CEC (media)

Fatmir Limaj, leader of the Social-Democratic Initiative (NISMA) has addressed a letter to the head of Central Election Commission (CEC) Valdete Daka and the other members of the commission. Limaj has requested recount of votes at Kosovo level. He wrote among the other things that irregularities and flagrant violations on the use of the result […]

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CEC on completion of vote recount (Gazeta Express)

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The Central Election Commission (CEC) started on Thursday vote recount at 313 polling stations, as it was found out that some forms had technical mistakes in matching the data and results. Votes at ten from these polling stations will be recounted completely due to the finding that votes of candidates and pages of the result […]

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OSCE Broadcast Report 10 October

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• U.S. Embassy issues statement about Grenell’s visit to Prishtinë/Pristina and Belgrade (KTV)
• EU’s message: New Kosovo Government to be in line with the Constitution (GazetaExpress)
• CEC begins recount at 314 polling stations, 10 to be completely recounted (KTV)
• PSD might remain without any MP, blames coalition with AAK (KTV)
• Serbia’s FM: Important OSCE support of Media Strategy and electoral process (N1)
• Osmani expects agreement with VV to be finalized in November
(KTV’s summary of Rubicon show)

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Kurti hosted a meeting with Ambassador of Finland to Kosovo, Pia Stjernvall (media)

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The leader of Vetevendosje Movement Albin Kurti and secretary for foreign affairs at this political party Kreshnik Ahmeti, welcomed today for a meeting the Finish Ambassador to Kosovo Pia Stjernvall and Trinka Jusufi, adviser at this Embassy. According to a press release issued by the Vetevendosje Movement, Stjernvall congratulated Kurti for the archived result at […]

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Vetevendosje and LDK agree to govern together (RTK)

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Vjosa Osmani, candidate of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) for prime minister, said after the meeting with the leader of Vetvendosje Movement Albin Kurti, that there is readiness on both sides to reach a coalition and that they will wait for the final result of the vote count in order to reach a final […]

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Kurti: We will govern with LDK, our teams to harmonise the program (media)

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Vetevendosje leader Albin Kurti said after his meeting with the leader of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK), Isa Mustafa and deputy leader and candidate for prime minister from this political party, Vjosa Osmani, that they agreed to minimize the number of ministers and deputy ministers at the new government of Kosovo. Kurti said that […]

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“Pride Parade concludes with a concert (media)

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“Pride Parade” organized by the LGBTI community together with supporters and activists has concluded. The parade started at “Skenderbeu” square in Pristina and concluded with a concert at “Zahir Pajaziti” square. The U.S. Ambassador Philip Kosnett, Pristina Mayor Shpend Ahmeti and other significant figures of Kosovo society were seen participating at the parade.

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