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Belgrade Media Report 31 December

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LOCAL PRESS

Vucic: They will try to bring us to a fait accompli (RTS/Tanjug/Beta)
Stefanovic: Announcement of abolishment of borders threatens stability of region (Tanjug)
Dacic: Great powers already discussing Kosovo (Politika)
Djuric: Decision to remove borders with Albania unveils Pristina’s support for Greater Albania (Beta)
Ljajic: Pristina’s new measures to bring trade to complete halt (Tanjug)
Chepurin: We will continue to offer support to Serbia (Politika/B92)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
B&H parliament’s Commission for Preparation of Appointment of B&H CoM fails to elect commission leadership (N1)
Cvijanovic: Intention is to keep current composition of B&H CoM in power (ATV/RTRS)
Oric claims that Serbian President Vucic wants to kill him (TV1)
Montenegro
Engagement in NATO missions mandatory for Montenegrin soldiers (CDM)
fYROM
Ivanov: Pandora’s Box is open and now everyone has the right to deny what’s ours (Meta)
Baily: I am deeply upset about false rumors that the US is influencing the Macedonian judiciary (Meta)
Albania
Lleshi signs agreement with Kosovo (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

Thousands flood the streets of Belgrade in fourth straight weekend of anti-government protests (euronews)

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Haradinaj: Government will not lift import tariffs (media)

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In his end-of-year press conference, Prime Minister of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj said his government will not retract decision on imposing 100-percent import tariff on Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. He said the measures will remain in force for so long as “Serbia continues to behave like a mini Russia in the Balkans.” “Kosovo is facing […]

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Stefanovic advises Vucic to leave Kosovo issue to someone else (Vecernje Novosti,N1,Beta)

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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic’s close associate, Internal Affairs Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic said he would advise the president to do nothing about Kosovo and leave the problem to someone else. Stefanovic told Monday’s issue of Belgrade daily Vecernje Novosti that it would be hard to find a solution to the Kosovo problem in 2019. He said […]

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Serbia: Thousands march against President Aleksandar Vucic for 4th week (DW)

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Tens of thousands have turned out for a fourth week of anti-government demonstrations in Belgrade. The protesters accuse President Aleksandar Vucic of gagging mainstream media and sidelining critical voices. See more: https://www.dw.com/en/serbia-thousands-march-against-president-aleksandar-vucic-for-4th-week/a-46896959

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Serbia will not give up Russian gas to please Western countries — president (TASS)

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President Aleksandar Vucic said Serbia “will not pay double for liquefied gas to please someone in the West” Serbia does not plan to give up Russian gas for more expensive liquefied gas to please the West, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic told Studio B TV channel on Saturday. See at:http://tass.com/economy/1038668

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Vucic: “When they erase border in March, taxes will be revoked” (Tanjug, B92)

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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic pointed out on Sunday that the Albanians will try to bring the whole international community to a “fait accompli.” Vucic made this statement after Ramush Haradinaj said that “the border between Kosovo and Albania” was disappearing. “It is clear to me that they will build on their plan. When they erase […]

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Haradinaj: Germany, great supporter of Kosovo (RTK)

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Prime Minister of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj said today at a ceremony organised by German KFOR troops in Prizren that Germany is one of the greatest supporters of Kosovo. “Our goal is to come to a day when we won’t only absorb from you but jointly work on all fields of life and you can count […]

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Veseli pledges to support amendment of law on KLA veterans (Koha)

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In a meeting today with representatives of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) associations, Kosovo Assembly Speaker Kadri Veseli pledged to undertake steps to amend the law on KLA veterans. Representatives of KLA associations requested Veseli to support changing the current law which prevents families of KLA martyrs, veterans and missing persons to receive pensions.

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Thaci and Veseli pay homage to the memorial of missing persons (Klan Kosova)

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Kosovo President Hashim Thaci and the President of the Parliament Kadri Veseli paid homage to the memorial dedicated to the missing persons in front of the Kosovo Assembly. They have placed flowers in honor of the missing persons from the recent war in Kosovo, Klan Kosova reports. Justice Minister Abelard Tahiri is also attending this […]

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Russian ambassador pens op-ed, US counterpart “blocked” (B92, Politika)

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The development of Russian-Serbian ties in the new year will certainly be determined by visit to Serbia by the Russian president, planned for January. Russian Ambassador to Serbia Aleksandr Chepurin wrote this in an op-ed published in the Belgrade daily Politika. According to Chepurin, Vladimir Putin’s visit promises to be dynamic and effective. “Comparing positions […]

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Dacic to Novosti: Nobody can claim we’ll have Kosovo deal in 2019 (B92, Beta, Vecernje Novosti)

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Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic say no one can claim that the Kosovo issue will be resolved in 2019. He also pointed out that the fact that the Brussels dialogue has been stopped for months does not mean that a solution is not being sought. “I am the first to wish we could come to a […]

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Haradinaj: Kosovo has another chance for visa liberalization (Epoka e Re)

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The Prime Minister of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj said decisions of the government of Kosovo in 2018, as the one with the 100 percent tax for the products from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, are made in favor of the citizens. He told Epoka e Re that Kosovo is completely different with the current government. He […]

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