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CDHRF requests dismissal of Pacolli and Serb ministers (Gazeta Express)

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Council for the Defense of Human Rights and Freedoms (CDHRF), issued a press release which notes that “due to the use of the racist and sexist language of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Behgjet Pacolli in front of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, as a justification for rejections of Kosovo’s membership in INTERPOL by […]

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Gjakova shelter seeks financial support for victims of domestic violence (RTK)

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74 women and children, victims of domestic violence, found shelter this year at “Safe House” center in Gjakova. Sakibe Doli from this center says that women who are accommodated in this shelter,  apart from housing and rehabilitation, are also professionally trained for different crafts, in order to become independent and integrate in society. Five months […]

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Belgrade Media Report 26 December 2018

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Wednesday 26 December 2018
LOCAL PRESS

• Vucic: Rosu not allowed to north without KFOR, Serb community’s consent (Beta/TV Pink)
• Brnabic: Mockery made of all agreements (RTS)
• Dacic: Armed Albanian formations cannot enter northern Kosovo (Tanjug/B92)
• Djuric: Kosovo Albanians in panic (FoNet)
• Drecun: Different interpretation as to who can go to the north without consent (Tanjug)
• Upcoming visit by Putin confirms good relations between Serbia, Russia (RTS/Tanjug)
• Lavrov: Moscow ready for further close cooperation on Kosovo issue (Tanjug/RTS)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• RS MoI’s special police forces arrest Dragicevic and other members and supporters of ‘Justice for David’ group, including opposition politicians and journalists (FTV)
• B&H CoM Chairman-Designate not nominated yet, SNSD says obstructions are coming from Federation of B&H (TV1)
• Dodik: If parties in Federation of B&H do not care about functioning of B&H, I care even less (TV1/ATV)
• Delegations of SDA and SBB B&H fail to reach agreement on joint formation of authorities (TV1)
fYROM
• Zaev confirms he will not run for presidential election (MIA/Telma)
• Xhaferi will not run in upcoming presidential elections (Meta)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Putin to visit Serbia in January — Kremlin (TASS)
• Tannock: Any deviation between UK and EU policies towards WB would be damaging (European Western Balkans)

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Veseli: Tomorrow, together with the unity team, we will meet Quint ambassadors (Gazeta Express)

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The President of the Assembly of Kosovo Kadri Veseli said at a press conference after his meeting with the unity team, that tomorrow Kosovo’s delegation for the dialogue with Serbia will hold a meeting with the ambassadors of the Quint countries and representatives of the EU Office in Kosovo. He said that the intention of […]

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Belgrade weekly magazine “Vreme” named KoSSev editor the person of the year (Vreme, KoSSev)

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The editor of KoSSev portal, Tatjana Lazarevic was named the person of the year by majority of votes of the editorial staff of the Belgrade-based weekly news magazine “Vreme“. As in previous years, the contribution to the advancement of institutions in the public interest was taken as the criterion for the award. See at: https://kossev.info/weekly-magazine-vreme-named-kossev-editor-the-person-of-the-year/ […]

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Rakic and D’Addario discussed security situation (Radio kontakt plus)

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Srpska Lista Chair Goran Rakic met today with KFOR Commander Major General Lorenzo D’Addario and discussed about the security situation in Kosovo, with focus on northern municipalities as well as areas populated by the Serb community, Radio kontakt plus reported. The two officials agreed it is important to preserve peace and safe environment for all […]

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Thaci: Unity will lead to good results in dialogue (Klan Kosova/RTK)

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President of Kosovo Hashim Thaci said today after the meeting of the negotiating team for dialogue with Serbia that only by being united can the dialogue end in good results which he said includes recognition of Kosovo by Serbia and its UN membership. “Any ideas and suggestions from the others are welcomed so that the […]

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Haradinaj: Exchange of territories will not be negotiated in dialogue (media)

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Prime Minister of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj said that exchange of territories between Kosovo and Serbia will never be on the negotiating table. In a statement after the meeting called today by the Kosovo Assembly Speaker Kadri Veseli in an effort to build national consensus for the final stage of dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia, Haradinaj […]

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Ahmeti: We need to speak in one voice (media)

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Co-chairperson of the Kosovo negotiating team for dialogue with Serbia, Shpend Ahmeti, said after the meeting called by Assembly Speaker Kadri Veseli that his only request today was for everyone to come together and speak in a unified voice regarding dialogue with Serbia. Ahmeti said that the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) and Vetevendosje have […]

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Jedinstvo marked 74th anniversary with protest and request for unimpeded distribution of Serbian press (Radio kontakt plus)

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The oldest newspaper in the Serbian language in Kosovo and Metohija, the Pristina newspaper “Jedinstvo” marked today the 74th anniversary since its establishment with a symbolic protest because it’s been 34 days since the Serbian press is not distributed in Kosovo, due to the increase of the tariffs on import of Serbian goods, Radio kontakt […]

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Why young Serbs leave Kosovo? (KIM Radio)

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Unemployment and uncertain security and political situation are the main reasons behind the decisions of young Serbs to leave Kosovo, concluded a research presented by Network for Civic Activism, Radio KIM reports. During the debate, Branimir Stojanovic, former Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister and current State Secretary in the Serbian Ministry of Economy said the highest […]

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Assembly fails to hold session on comprehensive draft agreement with Serbia (Zeri)

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Kosovo Assembly has postponed for an indefinite time the extraordinary session scheduled to take place today as the MPs from the ruling coalition parties were not in attendance. Avdullah Hoti, head of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) parliamentary group accused the ruling coalition oh behaving irresponsibly and ignoring the Assembly while Glauk Konjufca from […]

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