Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  2019  >  April  >  02
Latest

Belgrade Media Report 02 April 2019

By   /  02/04/2019  /  UN Office in Belgrade Media Report  /  Comments Off on Belgrade Media Report 02 April 2019

United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Tuesday 2 April 2019
LOCAL PRESS

• Brnabic: I expect nothing from people setting cookies on fire (Tanjug/B92)
• Vucic: No solution in sight for continued dialogue with Pristina (TV Prva/B92)
• Government sources deny Serbia hired US lobbying firm (Tanjug/B92)
• Difficult path to justice without Serb judges in Kosovo (RTS)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Wigemark: Commissioner Hahn’s message is clear- authorities at all levels should be formed as soon as possible (Hayat)
• HDZ B&H leader Covic: Everything is ready for formation of B&H CoM (FTV)
• Dodik says SNSD ready to take over responsibility for protection of RS’ national interests in Sarajevo (ATV)
• Sources say many SDS members think SDS will get new leader and then discuss formation of state-level authorities with SNSD again (EuroBlic)
• Cvijanovic: Decision of B&H CC by which RS Day cannot be marked on 9 January is part of political persecution against RS aimed to destroy RS identity (ATV)
• Reactions to RS Minister Lukac’s initiative to establish RS MoI’s reserve police unit (N1)
Croatia
• National minorities preparing for elections (Hina)
Montenegro
• The DF and the SPC will define character of the protests (RTCG)
Republic of North Macedonia
• Mickoski and Siljanovska state their case for bringing down the Zaev regime (Republika)
• Pendarovski frames his presidential campaign around the prospect of EU membership (Republika)
• Zaev welcomes Tsipras with a new sign in front of the government building (Republika)
Albania
• Majority: Local elections even without opposition (ADN)
• Former President proposes ad-hoc structure as solution (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL MEDIA SOURCES

• In 1999, it was Yugoslavia in the crosshairs of the imperialists, now it’s Venezuela (RT)

Read More →
Latest

Vucic: No solution in sight for continued dialogue with Pristina (Prva TV, B92)

By   /  02/04/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Vucic: No solution in sight for continued dialogue with Pristina (Prva TV, B92)

President Aleksandar Vucic told Prva TV on Tuesday that he would like Serbia to lobby more around the world for resolving the issue of Kosovo. So far, this has not been done, he added. Vucic earlier in the day in Belgrade received representatives of the German Bundestag, Peter Beyer and Christian Schmidt. Apart from bilateral […]

Read More →
Latest

Kosovo ranks its political parties and external allies (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  02/04/2019  /  International  /  Comments Off on Kosovo ranks its political parties and external allies (Prishtina Insight)

A survey measuring the opinions of Kosovo citizens on the country’s internal politics and geopolitical position was published on Tuesday, among numerous findings rating German Chancellor Angela Merkel as Kosovo’s favorite leader. See at: https://bit.ly/2WEWOLZ

Read More →
Latest

Vucic with Bundestag MPs: We expect adequate reaction to Pristina’s acts (Tanjug, B92)

By   /  02/04/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Vucic with Bundestag MPs: We expect adequate reaction to Pristina’s acts (Tanjug, B92)

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met today with members of the German Bundestag, Peter Beyer and Christian Schmidt, Tanjug news agency reported. They discussed bilateral relations, economic cooperation and problems in the dialogue with Pristina. Speaking about problems in the dialogue with Pristina, Vucic emphasized that Serbia is fully committed to the dialogue aiming to reach […]

Read More →
Latest

Jevtic with OSCE representatives on issues affecting non-majority communities in Kosovo (Radio KIM)

By   /  02/04/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Jevtic with OSCE representatives on issues affecting non-majority communities in Kosovo (Radio KIM)

Issues affecting the non-majority communities in Kosovo, including usurped properties, non-implementation of decisions, the slowdown in the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue because of the tariffs were the topics discussed in a meeting between the Minister for Communities and Returns Dalibor Jevtic and OSCE officials, High Commissioner on National Minorities Lamberto Zannier and Head of the OSCE Mission […]

Read More →
Latest

Growth in Western Balkans to expand but remain vulnerable -World Bank (Reuters)

By   /  02/04/2019  /  International  /  Comments Off on Growth in Western Balkans to expand but remain vulnerable -World Bank (Reuters)

The economies of the Western Balkans are likely to expand faster than the European Union in 2019-20 but the outlook may be vulnerable to threats including popular unrest, the World Bank said on Tuesday. The global lender said the region encompassing Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia would grow by 3.7 percent on the […]

Read More →
Latest

An Albanian attacked in North Mitrovica; in Gusavac village a school broken into (KoSSev)

By   /  02/04/2019  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  Comments Off on An Albanian attacked in North Mitrovica; in Gusavac village a school broken into (KoSSev)

KoSSev portal reported that on Tuesday a Kosovo Albanian man reported to police that he was physically attacked by unknown individuals at Knjaza Milosa Street in North Mitrovica. The portal reports that last night at 11.30 pm, an Albanian who was walking along the street was attacked by unknown persons and he suffered bodily injuries-Kosovo […]

Read More →
Latest

Marko Jaksic: We’re coming to Belgrade on April 13 (Danas)

By   /  02/04/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Marko Jaksic: We’re coming to Belgrade on April 13 (Danas)

Marko Jaksic, lawyer, former councillor of the CI SDP – Oliver Ivanovic in North Mitrovica municipality and one of the organizers of the “#1 in 5 million protest” in this city confirmed to the Belgrade based daily Danas that the “citizens who participate in protests in Kosovo will come to Belgrade on April 13”. On […]

Read More →
Latest

Haradinaj: Kosovo committed to reaching final agreement with Serbia (media)

By   /  02/04/2019  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Haradinaj: Kosovo committed to reaching final agreement with Serbia (media)

Prime Minister of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj said today at a meeting with Czech special envoy on Western Balkans, Janina Hrebickova, that Kosovo is committed to reaching a final agreement with Serbia which he said would include mutual recognition and good neighbourly relations. In the meeting, Haradinaj also spoke about Kosovo government’s priorities relating to European […]

Read More →
Latest

Norwegian Ambassador: Serious consequences await Kosovo (Gazeta Metro)

By   /  02/04/2019  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Norwegian Ambassador: Serious consequences await Kosovo (Gazeta Metro)

The Norwegian Ambassador to Kosovo Per Strand Sjaastad warned today that if an agreement with Serbia is not reached, there will be serious consequences for Kosovo. “As far as the dialogue is concerned, its conclusion is very important and it gives shape to your country. Many see 2019 as possible solution. RIEDA Institute commenced a […]

Read More →
Latest

Drecun: London’s warning political maneuver (Tanjug, Dnevnik)

By   /  02/04/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Drecun: London’s warning political maneuver (Tanjug, Dnevnik)

A warning London has sent to the British citizens saying they should not travel to the north of Kosovo resembles more a political maneuvre that has something else in its background, and not security threats, interlocutors told Tanjug news agency. They also noted if British services have such information, they should share it with Belgrade, […]

Read More →
Latest

Vecernje Novosti: Dangerous move of Pristina, a ‘Tribunal for Serbs’

By   /  02/04/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Vecernje Novosti: Dangerous move of Pristina, a ‘Tribunal for Serbs’

Belgrade based daily Vecernje Novosti today writes that announcements from Pristina officials that war crimes cases and other cases of serious crimes, would be transferred from EULEX to a special court in Pristina, raise a concern among Kosovo Serbs due to rigged indictments. The daily adds that anxiety is caused also due to Kosovo authorities […]

Read More →