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EU Commissioner Hahn to visit Serbia on Thursday (Tanjug, B92)

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President Aleksandar Vucic will on Thursday in Belgrade meet with Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations. Vucic and Hahn will meet in Villa Mir in the Serbian capital at 19:30 hours CET, the president’s press service has announced. Earlier in the day, Vucic will attend the presentation of Hahn as a […]

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Belgrade Media Report 27 March 2019

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Wednesday 27 March 2019
LOCAL PRESS

• Vucic: Bombardment was crime (TV Happy/Tanjug/Beta/RTV/RTS)
• Brnabic: I won’t resign, I don’t accept blackmail (RTS/Tanjug/B92)
• Dacic: Paraguay under big pressure to recognize Kosovo (RTS/Tanjug)
• Improvement of political, economic relations with Guatemala (Tanjug)
• Djuric expecting Czech Republic to support efforts to compromise on Kosovo (Beta)
• Serbian opposition to boycott elections unless conditions change (N1)
• Djilas in US: Democracy in Serbia is jeopardized (N1)
• Possible dates for early elections (Novosti)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Dodik: PDP will decide next week whether it will take part in authorities at B&H level (Srna)
• Dodik: SDS’ response next week (Srna)
• Left-leaning DF ready to negotiate forming government with nationalist parties (N1)
• Zvizdic with Ambassadors of Islamic Countries (Radio Sarajevo)
• RS committed to European integration and reforms (Srna)
• Commissioner Hahn to discuss reforms with B&H’s authorities (N1)
• The relationship between Croatia and B&H remains strained (N1)
Croatia
• European Parliament election in Croatia called for 26 May (Hina)
• US Congress passes the bill supporting European energy security and diversification (Hina)
Montenegro
• Agreement on the Future by “Odupri Se”: Protest unites opposition? (Vijesti/MINA)
• Montenegro and United States: Cooperation with State of Maine (TMN)
Republic of North Macedonia
• TV debate between opposition leader Mickoski and Prime Minister Zaev (Republika)
• Opinion polls in North Macedonia show mixed results (Nezavisen vesnik)
• Xhaferi: If we could wait a year for the language law, we will wait for Ivanov to leave (Nezavisen vesnik)
• Denmark ratifies North Macedonia’s NATO Accession Protocol (Meta)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• Blerim Reka – Underdog in North Macedonia’s Presidential Race (BIRN)

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Hoxhaj meets EUROSTAT delegation, discuss census (RTK)

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Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister, Enver Hoxhaj, received on today European Statistics (EUROSTAT) Director Eduardo Barredo Capelo to discuss second census in Kosovo set to be held in 2021. Hoxhaj expressed to Capelo appreciation for support and cooperation, noting that the drafting of the Law on Kosovo Population and Housing Census is ongoing. “I met this […]

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Kocijancic; Kosovo should suspend the tax (RTK, Shekulli)

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Spokesperson of European Commission Maja Kocijancic said the EU along with US and other countries once again called out the government of Kosovo to abolish the taxes imposed on the goods coming from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina adding that this measure distracts the dialogue and Pristina’s path towards EU. “Status-quo is not an alternative […]

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Dragan Djukanovic: Kosovo issue, disagreement between Germany and US (RTS)

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If there would be a unified stance of the international stakeholders, Pristina would by now revoke 100 percent tariffs it imposed on goods from central Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Center for Foreign Policy Director, Dragan Djukanovic told RTS. He also thinks there is a higher probability that due to the Kosovo issue extraordinary parliamentary […]

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Serbia wants to boost ties with Guatemala (Serbian Government, Tanjug, B92)

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Serbian First Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has continued his tour of Latin America. Dacic is on a two-day visit to the Republic of Guatemala, the Serbian Government announced on Wednesday. In Guatemala City, Dacic met with the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sandra Erica Jovel Polanco. In a friendly conversation, Dacic and […]

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Vucic: Albanians don’t want agreement according to model of two Germanies (media)

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Several news websites report that Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic argued today that “Albanians don’t want an agreement based on the model of the two Germanies”. “Albanians don’t even want to hear about this. They believe that Russia would not accept this at the United Nations, even if we say yes,” he said. Vucic He criticized […]

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Djilas met in Washington US officials, discussed situation in Serbia (Danas)

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During two-day visit to Washington, one of the founders of opposition Alliance for Serbia (SzS) Dragan Djilan and SzS Secretary Ljuban Panic held number of meetings with US officials and informed them about the situation in Serbia, Danas daily reports. As the Alliance for Serbia said in a press statement, they met with US National […]

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Braathu to heads of institutions: Work more in fighting corruption (Klan Kosova)

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The OSCE Head of Mission in Kosovo, Jan Braathu, said today in Pristina that his mission is committed to assist the Kosovo Government in the fight against corruption. During a conference on high-level corruption, Braathu called on heads of Kosovo institutions to put in more work in the fight against corruption because only in this […]

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Kosovo PM Urges Serbs to Visit War Massacre Sites (Balkan Insight)

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Ramush Haradinaj said on Tuesday that he hopes that “Serbian intellectuals, Serbian children and Serbian media” will one day demand to visit villages where ethnic Albanian civilians were massacred during the Kosovo war. “This way it would be much easier for them to understand the region,” Haradinaj said during a speech to mark the 20th […]

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Kosovo aims to ban gambling after two casino workers killed in robberies (Reuters)

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Kosovo’s government said it will ban gambling for 10 years following the deaths of two casino workers this month during armed robberies in separate towns. After the deaths, customs officials raided dozens of gambling shops and found many of them were operating illegally. More than one hundred slot machines were confiscated. Only a state controlled […]

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Haradinaj: Opening the issue of borders would destabilize whole region! (media)

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Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said in an interview to German media that opening the issue of borders in the Balkans would destabilize not only Kosovo but the whole region. He said Kosovo will not discuss about borders or territories and that the EU-brokered dialogue should have resulted in an agreement with Serbia that would […]

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