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Serbia considering arbitration over Kosovo violation of CEFTA, Brnabic says (N1, Beta)

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Serbia is considering possible arbitration because of Pristina violation of the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA), Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said on Thursday. “At this moment, that is the only way to protect Serbia’s interests and have everyone who signed the agreement face the consequences in line with the contract they signed,” she told […]

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Haradinaj: Claims that 17,000 jobs were lost are distortion and manipulation (Express)

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The news website reports that Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj took to Facebook to react a recent statement by Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) leader and former PM, Isa Mustafa, who said that the Haradinaj-led government has lost 17,000 jobs in 2018. Haradinaj said Mustafa’s claims were “false news” and “distortion and manipulation”. “This is […]

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European Council on visa liberalization for Kosovo (Gazeta Express)

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Igor Soltes, Rapporteur for Kosovo at the European Parliament, said on Tuesday that the issue of visa liberalization for Kosovo is in the hands of the European Council. However, a senior EU official told Gazeta Express that the issue is still with the Council, at technical level and that a certain date on when this […]

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Hoti requests unity in relation with Serbia (Gazeta Express)

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Avdullah Hoti, caucus of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) considers that it is difficult to take Serbia’s readiness for dialogue with Kosovo seriously. “It is at the same time leading an aggressive diplomacy to many countries not to recognize Kosovo and to many others to revoke their recognition,” Hoti wrote. He added further that […]

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Western Balkans to Scrap Roaming Costs From 2021 (Balkan Insight)

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Western Balkan countries have signed a landmark agreement at the regional Digital Summit to scrap all roaming costs within two years, under the concept ‘roam like at home’. Western Balkan Ministers for Telecommunications signed an agreement on Thursday in Belgrade to gradually remove all roaming costs in the region. Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North […]

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Kosovo signs regional agreement on roaming prices (media)

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Kosovo’s Minister of Economic Development signed in Belgrade today agreement between Western Balkans countries on lowering roaming prices. The signatory parties pledged to gradually begin lowering roaming prices as of July.  Minister Lluka hailed the agreement saying it is a step towards increase of cooperation between Western Balkans countries.

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Vetevendosje to begin anti-government rallies (media)

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Vetevendosje leader Albin Kurti announced at a press conference that the party was launching a campaign against the government of Kosovo by holding rallies in different municipalities. Kurti said that following this, Vetevendosje will initiate a motion of no confidence against the government and a protest demanding resignation of Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj and President […]

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Thaci travels to London, will speak about Kosovo-Serbia dialogue (media)

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President of Kosovo Hashim Thaci has travelled to London where he will speak about the political situation in Kosovo as well as the dialogue with Serbia. In a Facebook post, Thaci said he has been invited to speak by the UK-based think tank, Chatham House.

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“UÇK” graffiti on Ibar River main bridge in Mitrovica North (Radio kontakt plus)

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Radio Kontakt Plus reported on Thursday that graffiti “UÇK”, “Kosovo Albania” and similar were written on the northern side of the Ibar River main bridge in Mitrovica North. The Radio added graffiti have been written in the vicinity of the bridge and on the bridge itself. It also noted the graffiti with similar content were […]

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BBC reporter: Serbia today similar to what it was 20 years ago (BBC Serbia, TV N1)

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NATO bombing of the then Yugoslavia has been an embarrassing deviation which everyone is ashamed of today, John Simpson, a BBC reporter told British public broadcaster’s office in Belgrade on Wednesday. Simson, who was covering the NATO intervention in 1999 aimed at stopping Belgrade’s forces from, as they said, repression over ethnic Albanians in Kosovo, […]

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Belgrade considers launching arbitrage over tariffs? (Vecernje Novosti, Radio kontakt plus)

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Belgrade is thinking of launching an arbitrage over the tariffs Pristina imposed on goods from central Serbia last November thus violating CETFA agreement, Vecernje Novosti reported. According to the daily, this option is on the table since 25 February after the 90 days have passed when the Government of Serbia submitted an official request to […]

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NATO biggest donor to Serbian Defence Ministry (BETA, TV N1)

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NATO member states are the biggest donors to the Serbian Defense Ministry, the Institute for European Affairs said on Thursday citing figures from the ministry, BETA news agency reported. The highest donations for the ministry in 2018 came from the United States, the Institute said in a press release. The Institute asked Defense Ministry for […]

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