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Haradinaj: Kosovo needs continued partnership with France (media)

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Kosovo’s outgoing Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj met today with the outgoing French Ambassador Didier Chabert. Haradinaj thanked Chabert for France’s continuous support to different periods of state-building and the consolidation of democratic institutions, adding that in the current important phase of international consolidation Kosovo needs continued partnership with its ally France. “Kosovo is a serious […]

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Zaev: Law to be respected in Tomor Morina’s case (RFE)

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Basic Court in Skopje detained on remand for a period of 30 days Tomor Morina, fomer Kosovo Liberation Army member, arrested by North Macedonian authorities on Wednesday. The court stated that the extradition of Morina, wanted by Serbia on suspicion of involvement in war crimes, will be decided by the North Macedonian Ministry of Justice. […]

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Deda: Thaci to decide in favour of early elections (RFE)

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In an interview with Radio Free Europe, Kosovo MP Ilir Deda said President Hashim Thaci, in consultations with political parties, should announce the date for early general elections and added that there is no room for a technical government following the resignation of Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj. “President Thaci should, in accordance with the Constitution, […]

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Belgrade Media Report 26 July 2019

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Friday 26 July 2019

LOCAL PRESS

• Vucic: Haradinaj? A real gentleman (Prva TV)
• Dacic: Another country set to withdraw recognition of Kosovo (Tanjug)
• Carnegie Moscow center believes Belgrade ready to settle for anything with Pristina (Beta)
• Hahn and Vucic discuss future steps on Serbia’s European path (Beta)
• Democratic Party of Serbia: Boycott of elections will have negative consequences (Beta)
• Djilas: Boycott of elections part of agreement with people (Beta)

REGIONAL PRESS

Bosnia & Herzegovina
• DF VP Djonlagic: There is possibility to expel SNSD from parliamentary majority if they continue with obstructions (Oslobodjenje)
• SDA and HDZ B&H announce authority formation by September (N1)
• Presidency Chairman Komsic and CRO MP Orepic discuss open issues between BiH and Croatia (Dnevni list)
• Dodik: I will request changing of rules of procedure of RSNA in September (ATV)
Republic of North Macedonia
• Hahn: There are moments when the EU leaders have to deliver, and not only your country (Nezavisen vesnik)
• Zaev: If we let the opposition pick the prosecutor, we’re just as likely to see Gruevski appointed (Nezavisen vesnik)
• Philip Reeker visits Bitola and Mayor Petrovska (Nezavisen vesnik)
Albania
• Meta-Greminger: Mediate an all-inclusive dialogue to solve difficult crisis (ADN)

INTERNATIONAL NEWS
• Serbia complains about Romania blocking military transport from Russia (Romania-insider)

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European Court Rejects Suit on Albanian Blood Feud Case (Balkan Insight)

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The European Court of Human Rights has dismissed the complaint of a Kosovo Albanian jailed for a blood-feud-related murder in Switzerland who claimed his right to a fair trial had been breached. The European Court of Human Rights has considered inadmissible the complaint of Shpend Shala, a Kosovo Albanian found guilty of murder in a […]

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“We hope for initiative that would enable continuation of dialogue with Pristina” (Radio kontakt plus, FoNet, TV N1)

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Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said the importance of continuing Belgrade-Pristina dialogue was discussed today during her meeting with EU Enlargement and Neighbourly Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn, Radio kontakt plus reported. She also expressed a hope an initiative that would enable Pristina to reconsider its stances and turn towards the regional cooperation would emerge. “We […]

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CSOs react to government meeting: President must act immediately (Telegrafi)

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The news website reports that four civil society organisations in Pristina have reacted to outgoing Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj’s decision to hold a government meeting today and they called on President Hashim Thaci to act immediately and help resolve the situation in line with his constitutional competencies. “The outgoing government lacks the legitimacy to implement […]

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UNICEF: Nearly 38,000 with disabilities in Kosovo don’t attend school (media)

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UNICEF estimates that around 38,000 children with disabilities in Kosovo don’t receive education. Of the total of 43,000 children with disabilities in Kosovo, only 5,300 go to school, UNICEF said warning that these children could face social exclusion as a consequence. Head of UNICEF Office in Kosovo, Murat Sahin, called on Kosovo institutions to allocate […]

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Limaj rejects possible technical government (Kosovapress)

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Fatmir Limaj, outgoing Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Social Democratic Initiative (NISMA), said in an interview to the news website today that he is against the possible formation of a technical government after Ramush Haradinaj’s resignation as Prime Minister. Limaj said Kosovo should go to early parliamentary elections as the only solution to […]

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Trajkovic: Haradinaj’s silence indicates there were words about murders of Albanians (TV N1)

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President of European Serb Movement from Kosovo and Metohija Rada Trajkovic said the fact that Ramush Haradinaj did not speak about the details of the indictment and the hearing before The Hague Special Court indicates that perhaps there were questions related to the murders of Albanians, and this, according to Trajkovic, would negatively affect his […]

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PDK confirms its reps will attend government meeting today (Telegrafi)

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The news website reports that “representatives of the Democratic Party of Kosovo will attend today’s meeting of the government called by outgoing Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj”. Enver Hoxhaj, deputy leader of the PDK, told the news website: “Yes we will take part in the government meeting”. Telegrafi also notes that some media reported earlier that […]

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Advice from Washington: PM cannot be replaced, Kosovo to hold elections in September (Express)

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The news website reports that “two U.S. diplomats, Edward Joseph and Daniel Serwer, believe that early general elections in Kosovo are inevitable following Ramush Haradinaj’s resignation as Prime Minister”. Joseph said in an interview to Voice of America that the government cannot function partially by replacing Haradinaj with another political figure. “For a highly important […]

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