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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 27, 2021

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• Kosovo President Vjosa Osmani interview with Kanal 10
• EU and USA strongly support EU integration of the Western Balkans (EWB)
• Kurti announces forthcoming package to combat rising food prices (Exit News)
• Swoboda: Serbs in Kosovo and Bosnia, instrumentalized by Belgrade (KTV)
• Kosovo activists protest against lenient sentence for sexual abuser (BIRN)
• Kosovo journalist testifies about receiving confidential Hague court files (BIRN)
• COVID-19: 20 new cases, no deaths (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 26, 2021

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• Kurti: Serbia should show strength in boxing ring not at the border (media)
• Ceku: Serbia refusing boxers entry violates international sporting rules (media)
• EU’s position on Kosovo boxers not allowed entry to Serbia (Koha)
• Serbia bars Kosovo team from competing in boxing championship (BIRN)
• Albania threatens to quit boxing championship after Kosovo snub (Exit News)
• Phillips: Serbs have enough rights; Association would be too much (media)
• Court overturns ECAP’s decision on repeating elections in Hani i Elezit (media)
• Kosovo university teaches Serbian again, two decades after war (BIRN)
• COVID-19: 3 new cases, one death (media)
• Kosovo tops vaccination rates in Western Balkans (Exit News)
• Calls to dismiss judge who sentenced rapist to only eight months (Koha)
• Escobar: US will support Vucic while on European path (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 25, 2021

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• Kurti: Criminal groups will not be tolerated (media)
• Kosovo expelled two Russian diplomats citing threats to national security (media)
• Russian ministry reacts to its two diplomats being expelled by Kosovo (media)
• Haradinaj: Anyone threatening national security is not desirable in Kosovo (media)
• Former minister says Russia has recognised Kosovo’s legal powers (media)
• “NATO to calibrate approaches when the Serbian army approaches Kosovo border” (RTK)
• Petkovic accuses Kurti: Actions in the north were on the verge of tragedy (EO)
• Serbian PM confirms rumors of past assassination plans against Vucic (euronews.al)
• Serbia Refuses Entry To Kosovo Boxers For World Championships (RFE)
• Secrecy shrouds Afghan refugees sent by US to base in Kosovo (AP)
• Kosovo amends anti-COVID measures, schools to resume normal work (media)
• COVID-19: 13 new cases, no deaths (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 22, 2021

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• Kosovo-Serbia working groups meet in Brussels to discuss licence plates (media)
• EEAS Western Balkans director visits Kosovo, meets President Osmani and PM Kurti (media)
• Escobar visits Kosovo’s Embassy in U.S. (media)
• ECAP cancels mayoral elections in Hani i Elezit (media)
• Abdixhiku: No vetting without U.S. and EU on board (Klan)
• March to be held in New York in support of victims of sexual violence in Kosovo (RFE)
• Kosovo Court confirms Serb ex-policeman’s war crimes conviction (BIRN)
• World Bank: Kosovo experiencing a much faster recovery than expected (Kallxo)
• World Bank revises up 2021 GDP forecast for Western Balkans to 5.9% (Reuters)
• COVID-19: 18 new cases, no deaths (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 21, 2021

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• Osmani: EU officials must not oppose our fight against crime (Kallxo)
• Justice Minister comments on EU remarks about the vetting (media)
• Vetting must be done, but process must be credible and independent (Telegrafi)
• Commission Report: Kosovo’s progress slow in key areas (BIRN)
• Bislimi: Next meeting of chief negotiators in second half of November (Koha)
• Von Cramon: No doubt that anti-smuggling operation was necessary (media)
• Gervalla: Berlin Process offers security; other initiatives are damaging (media)
• COVID-19: 14 new cases, no deaths (media)
• Police arrest six people suspected of money laundering (media)
• Energy company drops lawsuits against Kosovo environment activists (BIRN)
• Serbian right-wing party planning to hold rally in north of Kosovo (RFE)
• Kamberi: Vucic’s regime remains factor of instability in Western Balkans (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 20, 2021

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• European Commission presents report on Kosovo (media)
• Kurti: Our government has made progress during six months (media)
• Osmani: European Union membership is Kosovo’s priority (media)
• Szunyog: Past agreements with Serbia need to be implemented (media)
• Citaku criticises EC report, calls on Government to insist on U.S. inclusion in dialogue (Koha)
• Kurti: No meeting with Serbian president expected this month (Koha/Kallxo)
• Licence plates: Technical groups of Kosovo and Serbia to meet Thursday (T7/RTK)
• Albania, North Macedonia Ready for EU Accession Talks: European Commission (BIRN)
• European Commission Raps Serbia’s ‘Weak’ War Crimes Case Record (BIRN)
• Israel interested in twinning municipalities with Kosovo (media)
• COVID-19: 17 new cases, one death (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 19, 2021

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• Who won the most votes in local elections? (RFE)
• Kurti: Kosovo excelled in its electoral organization (euronews.al)
• Osmani meets EU observers, relays concern over Serbia’s influence (media)
• ENEMO presents preliminary findings on Kosovo local elections (media)
• OSCE commends organisation of municipal elections (media)
• Haradinaj: Vetevendosje suffered a debacle in local elections (Klan Kosova)
• Kurti and new COMKFOR coordinate efforts for closer cooperation (media)
• After 7 years, rare trial for EU-funded Kosovo war crimes court (euronews)
• Anatomy of new Serbia-Kosovo crisis: the politics of license plates (TRTWorld)
• Borrell to Kurti and Vucic: EU-facilitated dialogue is the only way (media)
• European Commission report on Kosovo to be published today (media)
• COVID-19: No deaths, 1 new case (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 18, 2021

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• Central Election Commission: 43 percent voter turn-out
• CEC’s preliminary results show projected winners of local elections (media)
• Pristina most likely heading to run-off mayoral election (media)
• Local elections: 17 mayors decided, 21 municipalities head to run-offs (Koha)
• Vetevendosje: We won bigger municipalities; we go to runoff in others (Koha)
• LDK: We have won several municipalities; runoffs in Prishtina and Podujeva (media)
• PDK: Preliminary results are very positive (media)
• Haradinaj: Results indicate we have won six municipalities (media)
• Rakic: Without Association, there won’t be Kosovo institutions either (RFE)
• Serbian List declares victory in all ten Serb-majority municipalities (RTS)
• Every time SL “withdrew” from Kosovo institutions (KoSSev)
• Demi: Changes in party leaderships giving results (Koha)
• U.S. Embassy: Another victory for Kosovo’s young, thriving democracy
• Petkovic: I congratulate Serbian List on convincing and historic victory (Kosovo-online)
• Center-right parties lead in Kosovo’s municipal vote (AP)
• Kosovo Picks 17 Mayoral Winners, But Pristina, 21 Others Head To Second Round (RFE)
• Kosovo’s municipal election: Centre-right opposition lead after early results (euronews)
• Police, customs point in the north believed to be attacked with sniper bullet (Kallxo)
• COVID-19: No deaths, 10 new cases (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 15, 2021

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• Kurti will not dismiss Goran Rakic from minister’s post (media)
• Blinken meets Borrell, discuss Western Balkans (media)
• UN Security Council to hold session on Kosovo today (media)
• PM Kurti meets COMKFOR Federici, thanks him for cooperation (media)
• Tahiri: Borrell proved his bias towards Belgrade (media)
• Reka: EU blocked visa liberalisation because of rule of law, now it criticises it (Koha)
• CDHRF reacts to Borrell for remarks on Kosovo Police operation (media)
• US President nominates Christopher Hill new ambassador to Serbia (N1)
• Russia: Kosovo provoking an open confrontation (Koha)
• Kosovo-Serbia Arts Festival Promotes Reconciliation Amid Turmoil (BIRN)
• COVID-19: No deaths, 31 new cases (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 14, 2021

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• Roadblocks in Mitrovica North and Rudare removed (RFE/Koha)
• Interior Minister: Police operation not directed against any nationality (media)
• Kosovo President statement on Wednesday’s police operations (media)
• US Embassy: Attacks on police, media and civilians, unacceptable (media)
• German Ambassador reacts to pressure and attacks against journalists (media)
• Rakic’s remarks about “crystal night” spark reactions (media)
• NATO comments on situation in the north (Telegrafi)
• Dalipi to Borrell: No one should portray police action as a political or ethnic problem (media)
• EP Rapporteur for Kosovo reacts to Borrell’s statements (media)
• Several journalists attacked during riots in Mitrovica (europeanjournalists.org)
• EFJ secretary reacts to reports of journalists attacked in north (Kallxo/media)
• Video published of moment when explosive device thrown near reporter (media)
• The Radio Free Europe team unable to work in the north (RFE)
• Violence in North Kosovo draws conflicting reactions (BIRN)
• Osmani to represent Kosovo at UN Security Council session (Koha)
• Kandic says it is not safe to sit with Petkovic at the negotiating table (RTK)
• Vucic: If they start violence, you protect the people; we’ll be with you (media)
• Dacic: War or peace, the international community to decide (Indeksonline)
• Djuric: Kurti’s attempts to demonstrate power before elections (media)
• Grenell: Biden must not be silent; this is dangerous and ruthless (media)
• UNS: To enable uninterrupted work of journalists in the north Kosovo (N1)
• Reactions of parties in Serbia to the Kosovo police operation (N1)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 13, 2021

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• Prishtina’s future mayor (Kosovo 2.0)
• Kosovo court remands five terrorism suspects in custody (BIRN)
• Indictment filed in case of theft of over €2 million from state treasury (RFE)
• Albanian villages in north now under administration of police in Mitrovica South (media)
• Cable operator from Serbia expanding without permit south of Ibar (RFE)
• Western Balkans Diaspora write to Biden to deter Serbia’s growing influence (Euronews.al)
• Serwer: Serbia’s current elite steals, people to think about it in elections (N1)
• EU Climate Diplomacy Week opens in Kosovo (BIRN)
• COVID-19: No deaths, 35 new cases (media)
• Serbian officials knew COVID-19 deaths three times higher than reported (BIRN)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 12, 2021

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• Osmani: Serbia continues undermining the state of Kosovo (media)
• KSC judge asks Kosovo Police to declare whether it can enforce interim release conditions (media)
• Miftaraj: Pre-trial judge’s request is unreasonable (Koha)
• Pressure for Association increases (Koha)
• Kosovo Court Annuls Decision on Energy Bills in Serb-Dominated North (BIRN)
• Abdixhiku: International community to be convinced to be on Kosovo’s side (Kanal 10)
• Kosovo mayoral candidates unveil plans to fight extremism (BIRN)
• Voters not to be requested vaccination certificates on election day (Telegrafi)
• COVID-19: Two deaths, 14 new cases (media)

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