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Belgrade Media Report 12 December 2018

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Daily Media Highlights

Wednesday 12 December 2018

LOCAL PRESS

• Vucic in United Arab Emirates: Mogherini is not to be blamed for the dialogue (RTS)
• Kuburovic: UNMIK making arrest warrants invisible (Tanjug)
• Serbia losing war crimes cases because of harmful agreements with Croatia and B&H (Politika)
• Odalovic: Haradinaj playing with fire (RTS)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• B&H CEC fails to discuss issue of filling of Federation of B&H HoP (FTV)
• Dodik postpones consultations on appointment of Chairman of B&H CoM designate (N1)
• Members of Serb Caucus in B&H HoR will insist on adoption of law on B&H CC, in order to remove foreign judges from that institution (ATV)
• Mogherini on reform of Election Law (TV1)
• Covic: OHR chiefs have mutilated B&H with their decisions (Glas Srpske)
• Brammertz: Croatian government influences the justice process in war crime cases, which resulted in blocking of a large number of cases against former members of the Croatian army and HVO (N1)
Croatia
• Originally offered F-16 fighter jets or nothing, says Prime Minister (Hina)
Montenegro
• Without consent on Knezevic’s and Medojevic’s appeals (RTCG)
Albania
• Massive protests, Basha: Students killed fear (ADN)
• Students protest, Rama reacts (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Zaev reignites controversy over ‘Macedonian’ language (Ekathimerini)
• French Foreign Minister: Small arms from the Western Balkans are a threat to European security (European Western Balkans)

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“Kosovo army – lighting of political fire, region would feel smoke” (RTV KIM)

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“Srpska Lista (SL) expects that EU and the entire international community until Friday would exert strong pressure on Pristina, so the latter gives up on legal arrangements on creating the so-called Kosovo army,” member of SL Slavko Simic said, RTV KIM reports. “If it happens on Friday, it is almost certain it would raise major […]

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Lipljan: Group of young men wrote “UÇK” on Serbian school and house (RTV KIM)

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A group of young men jumped over a fence of school “Braca Aleksic” attended by Serbian children and wrote “UÇK” on its wall. Chair of Provisional Council in Lipljan Zlatko Lazic told RTV KIM the young men were Kosovo Albanians and that this incident caused uneasiness among the remaining Serbs in the town. Lazic added […]

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Eurochambres chief opposes the Kosovo tariffs on Serbian goods (N1)

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The Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Eurochambres) is opposed to protectionist measures such are the tariffs imposed by Pristina on goods from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, said President of Eurochambres to his Serbian Chamber of Commerce (PKS) counterpart, reported regional broadcaster N1. The PKS press release said that Eurochambres President Christoph Leitl told […]

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“Russia is exerting influence in Western Balkans” (B92, Tanjug)

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Russia in trying in different places, not only in the Balkans but also in Europe, to show the weakness and incompetence, primarily of the EU, says Ivan Vejvoda. “The weakening and slowing down of the EU enlargement process in the Western Balkans opens up space for countries like Russia, and not only for them, but […]

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Jaksic: Exaggerated stories on humanitarian catastrophe (Danas)

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Marko Jaksic, representative of the national movement of the Serbs “Fatherland”, said in an interview with Belgrdae based daily Danas that the state pharmacies in Mitrovica North are not full, but he says that they were not full even before the sanctions. The shops and private pharmacies are full and adds that they would be even […]

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In U.S., Veseli visits National Defense University (RTK/Kallxo)

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In his visit to the U.S., Kosovo Assembly Speaker Kadri Veseli visited National Defense University which a number of Kosovo Security Force and Kosovo Police officers attend. In a meeting with President of the National Defense University, Vice Admiral Fritz Roegge, Veseli discussed support for Kosovo security institutions, in particular the future Kosovo army.

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UK: Kosovo has a right to an army (media)

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“United Kingdom believes it is Kosovo’s right to create its own armed forces,” said the British Ambassador to Kosovo Ruairi O’Connell during a live chat session on Facebook. He said the UK continues to encourage Kosovo to act in a responsible and transparent manner, in consultation with NATO allies and respect its engagement through KFOR.

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Serbian MIA: About 400 people from Kosovo fight on the side of terrorists (Tanjug, Politika)

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State Secretary of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Serbia Biljana Popovic claims that 400 Kosovo citizens are fighting on the side of terrorists throughout the world, reports Belgrade based daily Politika quoting the Ministry’s announcement. At a working lunch within the meeting on the subject of light and low-calibre weapons in the Western Balkans, […]

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LDK to support creation of Kosovo army (media)

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The Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) has announced it will vote in favour of Kosovo Security Force’s transformation into a Kosovo army during Friday’s vote at the Assembly. Head of LDK parliamentary group, Avdullah Hoti, said the pro-vote is in line with the party’s general council decision and that Kosovo deserved to have its own […]

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Haradinaj: No one has the right to evade justice (media)

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Prime Minister of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj wrote on Facebook today that Kosovo’s liberation war was just and sacred but that no one should evade justice. “It has increasingly been requested on us to make sacrifices in dealing with justice, although we were victims of aggression. The response of Kosovo citizens and former KLA members to […]

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Another KLA fighter called by Specialist Chambers (Insajderi)

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Safet Syla, former member of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), is the most recent person to be called by the Specialist Chambers in The Hague. Syla, who was a commander of KLA training unit in Tropoje, Albania before the conflict and a KLA colonel as part of the Pashtrik zone, said he was called by […]

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