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Haradinaj and EULEX chief discuss rule of law (RTK)

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The Prime Minister of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj held his regular meeting with the EULEX chief Alexandra Papadopoulou. Haradinaj took to Facebook to inform that they discussed joint engagement on strengthening the rule of law. “At the regular meeting with EULEX chief, Alexandra Papadopoulou, we discussed our joint engagement on strengthening the rule of law, in […]

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Children born in Serbia after NATO bombing prone to cancer, the commission says (Beta, B92)

By   /  19/03/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Children born in Serbia after NATO bombing prone to cancer, the commission says (Beta, B92)

“Children born (in Serbia) between 1999 and 2015 have been exposed to a toxic factor that caused them to be susceptible to malignant diseases.” An investigation by a commission set up to look into the consequences of NATO’s 1999 bombing of Serbia, presented on Tuesday, showed this. The commission’s president, Darko Laketic, told reporters at […]

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A tale of two countries: Kosovo and Ukraine (Pristina Insight)

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A stark comparison between the social, political and economic development of Ukraine and Kosovo brings to light the EU’s asymmetric policies on visa liberalization. “It is time to vote for the ratification of the agreement. That would release the visa liberalization for the Kosovo people,” said the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica […]

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German Ambassador to Serbia: You have to sit and talk (Diplomacy&Commerce)

By   /  19/03/2019  /  International  /  Comments Off on German Ambassador to Serbia: You have to sit and talk (Diplomacy&Commerce)

What role do the EU and Germany play in the renewal of the Belgrade-Priština dialogue, given the stronger presence of the United States in the process? Will the format of the dialogue stay the same, or will it be changed? Is the USA going to bring in a new dynamic? These questions are very much […]

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Minister Lluka warns of dismissing Telecom board amidst nepotism allegations (Koha/RFE)

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Minister of Economic Development, Valdrin Lluka, has warned he would dismiss the Kosovo Telecom Board if it fails to address allegations of nepotism in the recruitment process. Sources told KTV that Lluka is preparing a case to present to the government in order to tackle the situation at the Kosovo Telecom. Speaking to Radio Free […]

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Sherifi: NISMA has proposed a midway solution for import tariff (Telegrafi)

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Bilall Sherifi, head of the Social Democratic Initiative for Kosovo (NISMA) parliamentary group, said in an interview with Telegrafi that the import tariff on products from Serbia can be suspended once the reasons for its introduction are eliminated. Sherifi said the tariff should not discussed in the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue but should be tackled as a […]

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Ljajic mentions the possibility of forming “CEFTA plus” (Beta, Politika, N1)

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Serbia’s Trade Minister Rasim Ljajic said on Tuesday the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) of 2006 became debatable after Kosovo introduced the 100 percent import duties on goods from Serbia and requires a recovery to maintain, the Beta news agency reported. Ljajic added Serbia was losing a million Euros per day due to Pristina’s […]

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Dacic: Socialists will never betray Serbs in Kosovo (Blic, RTS, Kontakt plus radio, KIM radio)

By   /  19/03/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Dacic: Socialists will never betray Serbs in Kosovo (Blic, RTS, Kontakt plus radio, KIM radio)

President of the Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS), Ivica Dacic received representatives of SPS Municipal and District Committees from Kosovo on 15th anniversary of the Serbian pogrom occurred on 17 March 2014, Serbian media reported. The discussion focused on issues of relevance for their survival in Kosovo, as well about the functioning of local self-government, […]

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Novo Brdo: The fifth theft of cattle in less than fifteen days (RTV Puls, KoSSev)

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Unknown perpetrators stole a cow and a calf from the Savic family from the Izvor village in the municipality of Novo Brdo on the night between Saturday and Sunday. The damage is estimated at approximately 2.000 EUR. Two cows were taken from the same family five years ago. The perpetrators have still not been found. […]

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“EU membership remains Serbia’s foreign policy priority” (B92, Srbija.gov.rs)

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First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic spoke with on Monday with representatives of the European Council on Foreign Affairs (ECFR). According to the Serbian government, they discussed “the current state of affairs in relations between Serbia and the European Union in the process of our country’s Eurointegration and the future of the […]

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OSCE Broadcast 18 March

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Belgrade analysts believe Serbs would suffer the most from territory exchange (KTV)
Srpska Lista keeps Law on Higher Education hostage (KTV)
Serbian leaders deny war crimes committed in Kosovo (GazetaExpress)
Mustafa: President to unblock CEC (RTK)
VV: PDK has particularly influenced the justice system (KTV)
President’s son-in-law and First Lady’s nephew appointed at Central Bank senior posts (KTV)
Kosnett: Kosovo succeeds when women lead (KTV)
Novo Brdo: The fifth theft of cattle in less than fifteen days (Kossev)

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UNMIK Headlines 19 March

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• Madison: U.S. expects commitment in corruption fight (dailies)
• Hoxha: Visa liberalisation decision, after EU elections (Zeri)
• Mustafa: President to unblock CEC (media)
• Vetevendosje accuses PDK of “suffocating” justice system (Koha)
• “Denial of committed crimes is worse than committing them” (media)
• Dacic’s associate with “dark past” leading Serbia’s lobbying against Kosovo (Koha)
• Kurti: New elections are more than necessary (Epoka)
• Matoshi: Tariff should be reconsidered (Epoka e Re)
• Analysts: Parliamentary elections in autumn (Zeri)

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