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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 20, 2019

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 20, 2019

Albanian Language Media:

• Swedish Academy defends awarding Handke Nobel Prize (Prishtina Insight)
• One year since 100% tariff, Serbia loses 99 percent of Kosovo’s market (Telegrafi)
• Kurti meets Italy’s Minister of Defense Lorenzo Guerini (RTK)

Serbian Language Media:

• Trend Analysis: General trends not in favour of Serbs (KIM radio, Kontakt plus radio, RTV Puls, Kosovo Online)
• Politika on Visoki Decani Monastery: Attacks, walls, endurance and life (Politika, Radio KIM, Kosovo-online)
• Jevtic: Nothing disputable in fact that we go to Belgrade, we are ready to talk to everyone (Kosovo-online)
• Comic book ‘Welcome to Kosovo’ published in France (B92)
• PM of North Macedonia Zaev: “I am frightened, I am breaking inside…’ (B92, NY Times)


• Motion submitted on reviewing Maldives’ recognition of Kosovo independence (AVAS)


• Kurti: Children’s education is a constitutional right (media)
• Calls for greater mobilisation to implement Law on Child Protection (media)
• Let children be children! (KoSSev)
• No solution in sight for the Gracanka river: “Sometimes protests and roadblocks are needed” (KIM radio, KoSSev, RTV Puls)

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Belgrade Media Report 20 November 2019

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Wednesday 20 November 2019

• Vucic to Falconi: We trust Macron, but we need a clear answer (RTS/Tanjug/Beta/RTV/Blic)
• Vukosavljevic concerned over cultural heritage in Kosovo and Metohija (Novosti)
• Markovic: Law on Referendum not to change Serbia’s borders (Politika)


Bosnia & Herzegovina
• B&H Presidency members reach agreement on Tegeltija’s appointment as B&H CoM Chairman-designate and Program of Reforms of B&H to be sent to NATO (BHT1)
• Tegeltija’s appointment and Program of Reforms of B&H to be sent to NATO spark numerous reactions (BN TV)
• Other B&H politicians, political parties comment on B&H Presidency agreement (N1)
• Inzko: B&H will have formed authorities soon (N1)
• Foreign Embassies, Head of EUD express support to adoption of Program of reforms of B&H (BN TV)
• Delegation of German Ministry of Interior pays visit to B&H, says burden of inflow of migrants should be distributed evenly among entities (TV1)
• Dodik: Proposal to deploy FRONTEX mission to B&H, but only on border with EU is unacceptable for RS (RTRS)
• Tusk and Plenkovic want to restore EU’s unity regarding Macedonia and Albania (Hina)
Republic of North Macedonia
• Six member states agree to change EU’s enlargement procedure in exchange for talks with Macedonia and Albania (Nezavisen vesnik)
• Germany thinks France’s “non-paper” will slow down the enlargement process (Republika)


• EU faces rift over enlargement policy after French ‘non’ (EurActiv/AFP)
• De Montchalin: All Western Balkan countries might have to implement the new accession methodology (European Western Balkans)
• Border management: EU signs agreement with Serbia on European Border and Coast Guard cooperation (European Council Press release)

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OSCE Broadcast Report 19 November

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• Dialogue and President’s role – topic of next Kurti-Mustafa meeting (KTV)
• Haziri: No stalemate between LDK and VV, we are heading towards coalition building (Klan Kosova)
• Mini-Schengen aims to expand Russian and Chinese influence in Balkans (GazetaExpress)
• EU Members: Without Western Balkans, Europe is incomplete (GazetaExpress)
• Constitutional Court suspends Law on Public Officials (KTV)
• With Pacolli’s decision, Shkëlqim Devolli has been appointed honorary consul to Montenegro (All monitored broadcasters, KTV)
• Jevtic compares Kurti’s approach to Serbs with the one of Milosevic to Albanians (Summary of KTV Rubicon show)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 20

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• Kurti, Mustafa to discuss dialogue and President’s role in next meeting (RFE)
• Haziri: Coalition talks with LVV have not stalled (Klan Kosova)
• Abdixhiku: Assembly Speaker and President posts belong to LDK (T7)
• Haxhiu: PM post does not go through LDK’s offices (RTK)
• Adm Foggo: No delays in forming the new government (Koha)
• Haradinaj: Mini-Schengen, expansion of Russian influence in the Balkans (media)
• Montenegro: Demarcation with Kosovo is a concluded issue (Zeri)
• LVV initiates change of statute to enable Kurti to remain party leader (G. Express)
• Suspicions raised in the Maldives claiming Kosovo paid for its recognition (media)
• Italy Defense Minister informed on Kosovo achievements in security (Epoka)

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