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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, December 12, 2019

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Albanian Language Media:

• Kurti: There can be no border changes of Kosovo (DW)
• Kurti: No meeting with Mustafa today (media)
• LDK’s Avdyli optimistic a coalition agreement with LVV will be reached (Telegrafi)
• EU: Corruption remains a serious challenge in Kosovo (Kosovapress)

Serbian Language Media:

• Brammertz: Balkans deny crimes and glorifies criminals (RTS)
• “It would be great if Serbia wanted to join NATO” (Tanjug, Blic, B92)
• Djuric: Initiators of conflict and biggest criminals in Kosovo present themselves as Albanian leaders in Kosovo (Danas)
• Serbian List: ”Albanian politicians to stop hating Serbs” (RTV Pulse, Vecernje Novosti, Radio Mitrovica North)
• Silvana Arsovic discharged from hospital (RTS)


• Baton Haxhiu: It appears the U.S. Embassy has received pledge of future PM (Klan)


• Hopes Rise in Kosovo for Deal on New Government (Balkan Insight)
• Nine EU Members release a new proposal for the reform of enlargement process (European Western Balkans)
• Kosovo declares Peter Handke ‘persona non grata’ (Deutsche Welle)


• Kosovo Doctor’s Exhibition Documents Wartime Refugees’ Journey (Balkan Insight)
• International Mountain Day: We did not protect nature (KoSSev)

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Belgrade Media Report 12 December 2019

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Thursday 12 December 2019

• Fabrizi: Opening of chapters recognition of Serbia’ progress (Beta)
• Schieb: Enlargement will be in focus of German EU Presidency; Serbia’s campaign on withdrawals of recognitions doesn’t contribute to a better atmosphere (RTS)
• Fajon: Serbia in political crisis, authorities don’t implement recommendations (RFE/FoNet)
• Djilas: No free election possible in unfree country (Beta)
• Zelenovic:We are committed to a democratic Serbia in EU (Beta)
• Obradovic: Friday to be D-Day for EU role in Serbia (Beta)
• Foggo: It would be great if Serbia wanted to join NATO (Blic/Tanjug/B92)


Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Tegeltija submits names of Serb and Croat ministers to B&H CEC and SIPA (FTV)
• Dodik expects new convocation of B&H CoM to be formed by end of month (RTRS)
• Formation of Council of Ministers opens opportunity for project implementation (Srna)
• Around 700 migrants from Vucjak relocated (N1/RTRS)
• Training centre of NATO’s Multinational Special Aviation Program established at Zemunik (Hina)
• Croatia will push for ‘constructive EU-Turkey dialogue’ (Hina)
• Montenegro to step into 2020 with new Religious Freedom Law (CDM)
Republic of North Macedonia
• Mickoski in Paris: The main obstacle to justice in Macedonia is the Prime Minister (Republika)
• Outgoing Prime Minister: Venice Commission’s recommendations must be respected (Republika)
• Albanian parties united in the position that the law on languages will not change (Republika)


• North Macedonia in the “mini Schengen” looking glass (Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso)

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OSCE Broadcast Report 11 December

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• Kurti – Mustafa meeting ends, no agreement ((Most monitored broadcasters, KTV)
• Thaçi convenes the constitutive session on 24 December (All monitored broadcasters, KTV)
• Rakic announces possibility of Serbs to quit Kosovo institutions (Klan Kosova)
• Independence of Kosovo is a compromise, Thaçi tells Serbian president (GazetaExpress)
• Bamieh: I know, cases with suspected Serbs were returned to Serbia (RTKLive)
• French Ambassador to Kosovo: No visas without progress in the rule of law (GazetaExpress)
• SBASHK announces strike as of Friday (KTV)
• “Women excluded from security sector, inclusion remains a challenge” (RTKLive)
• Kosovo declares Peter Handke ‘persona non grata’ (Gazeta Express)
• Defense attorneys on „media indictment“ for Ivanovic’s murder: “Everything is upside down here,” “Not the first time” (Kossev)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, December 12

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• Kurti and Mustafa meet, fail to reach agreement (media)
• Thaci calls Assembly’s constitutive session on 24 December (media)
• Haxhiu: If LDK insists on President’s post, Kosovo will head for new elections (KP)
• Osmani: I believe on positive moves for coalition in the following days (RTK)
• Thaci to Vucic: Seeking compromise without recogntion, a provocation (RTK)
• Kosovo declares Nobel laureate Handke ‘persona non grata’ (media)
• Butel: Kosovo has not fulfilled all criteria for visa liberalisation (RTK)
• Rakic: We have not given up forming association of Serb municipalities (Koha/Zeri)
• Bamieh: EULEX sent all war crimes cases with Serb suspects to Serbia (RTK/Bota Sot)
• Albania lobbies for Kosovo joining Adriatic Charter (Koha Ditore)

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