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Team TV Prva and Gracanica Online yesterday were denied entry to Gazimestan (gracanicaonline.info)

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Kosovo police yesterday did not allow entry into the memorial complex on Gazimestan to correspondents of the Belgrade based TV Prva and editor-in-chief of Gracanica Online portal, Andjelka Cup and Nikola Milosavljevic, reports portal gracanicaonline.info. “We have properly shown the ID cards at the gate of the complex on Gazimestan, to which the police officer […]

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Lawsuit of Rada Trajkovic against Vucic and Djuric rejected (Danas)

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First Basic Prosecution in Belgrade has rejected the lawsuit Rada Trajkovic filed against the Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Office for Kosovo and Metohija Director Marko Djuric over endangering her safety, Danas daily reports. Rada Trajkovic filed the lawsuit following the statements highest state officials made after the tabloids published that she cooperates with the […]

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Palmer with message for Pristina and Belgrade (Express/BBC)

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United States Assistant Deputy Secretary of State, Matthew Palmer, said in an interview to BBC in Serbian that Belgrade and Pristina must return to the table of talks before elections in Serbia scheduled for spring next year. “Elections in Serbia will be held next spring and it is important for talks to resume as soon […]

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Court declares Kosovo’s negotiation team ‘unconstitutional’ (Prishtina Insight)

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The Kosovo team established to negotiate with Serbia in Brussels was ruled unconstitutional on Thursday as the law establishing the team was deemed “entirely incompatible” with the constitution. The Constitutional Court in Kosovo on Thursday has thrown the future of the national negotiating team with Serbia into question after ruling that its mandate and competences […]

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Hoti: We will prevent those that violated Constitution from governing Kosovo (media)

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Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) parliamentary group chief, Avdullah Hoti, said in an interview to RTV Dukagjini on Thursday, that the process of dialogue with Serbia will take on another direction after the ruling of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo. Hoti said “those that have violated the Constitution must resign and make way to early […]

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UNMIK Headlines 28 June

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• Constitutional Court declares negotiating team “unconstitutional” (media)
• President Thaci calls for political unity (media)
• Hoxhaj: We will respect the decision of the Constitutional Court (RTK)
• Sejdiu: LDK and Vetevendosje returned dialogue in Thaci’s hands (RTK)
• Deda: Hashim Thaci’s role in the dialogue concluded today (RTK)
• Krasniqi: PDK will not help bring down Haradinaj government (Zeri)
• Ahmeti: We want to bring down government, I will call Mustafa and Kurti (media)
• Pacolli: Kosovo ready to become a member of the United Nations (Zeri)
• Veseli: Fight against corruption is without compromise (Epoka)

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Belgrade Media Report 27 June 2019

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Thursday 27 June 2019

LOCAL PRESS

• Belgrade-Pristina dialogue to resume at end of this or start of next year (Beta)
• German Ambassador: Dialogue isn’t dead (RTV)
• Stefanovic: Pristina claims regarding Interpol false (Tanjug)
• Drecun: Pristina wants to create conflict with Serbs (Pink TV)
• Food supplies for north Kosovo (Beta)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• B&H HoR discusses situation in judiciary and migrant crisis; SNSD and its coalition partners absent from session (N1)
• Dodik: Republika Srpska will form gendarmerie (RTRS)
• Zvizdic, Wigemark attend meeting in Brussels (FTV)
Croatia
• Croatia’s Foreign Minister named Council of Europe Secretary-General (HRT)
Montenegro
• PM: Vucic hasn’t read, but comments on Religious Freedom Draft Law (TMN)
Republic of North Macedonia
• Zaev withdraws from the post of finance minister (Nezavisen vesnik)
• Berlin will make the “right decision” over the date (Nezavisen vesnik)
• Borissov: I expect Bulgaria and North Macedonia to maintain good-neighborly relations (Nezavisen vesnik)
• Budapest court refuses to extradite Nikola Gruevski (Nezavisen vesnik)
Albania
• President invites Rama and Basha for talks; Rama refuses (ADN)
• Mayor Veliaj: Hundreds of OSCE observers in Tirana for the June 30 local elections (Radio Tirana)

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

• Illumination of Serbia, Hungarian Style (BIRN)

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Constitutional Court: Negotiating team in contradiction with Constitution (RTK)

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The Constitutional Court of Kosovo has found that the State Delegation, which was established by the challenged Law, is not foreseen by the Constitution, and is not foreseen within the form of government and separation of power. As such, the state delegation cannot be involved in the interaction of separation, control and balance of powers […]

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Thaçi issues decree on the 2019 terrorist organisations list (media)

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The President of Kosovo Hashim Thaci has issued a decree which obliges the security institutions of Kosovo to create a domestic list of persons, groups and organisations involved in terrorist acts, subject to restrictive measures in the territory of Kosovo. “President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, taking into consideration the determination of the […]

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Informal economy: the devil on Kosovo’s shoulder (Prishtina Insight)

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Kosovo’s informal economy, a cycle of tax evasion by businesses, elusive governmental oversight and exploitation of workers, will continue to run until political will to formalize the system emerges. As the old saying goes, “When a French peasant paints the devil, he paints him in the guise of a tax collector.” A few hundred years […]

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Pacolli: Kosovo ready to become part of UN (RTK)

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Kosovo’s Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli said at Crans-Montana Forum in Geneva that Kosovo, with its 20 year constructive role in the region, is ready to become part of the United Nations. Pacolli used the Forum to address Spanish delegation by saying that Kosovo’s case is in no way related to Catalonia. “Because we emerged from […]

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NATO for portal KoSSev: ”All to demonstrate restraint in actions and statements; support for the dialogue”

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”A shock message by the Alliance to the Serbs, NATO: Take the north of Kosovo, we will not interfere” – Belgrade tabloids wrote early in the week, referring to the idea of the chair of the Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies, Jelena Milic, wrote Kosovo north portal KoSSev. KoSSev added that Milic, for years, has openly […]

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