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Belgrade Media Report 14 January

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• Vucic: There is no RS without Serbia (TV Pink)
• Dacic: National priority of Serbia in the past year, and in the year ahead, is certainly the fight for the preservation of sovereignty and territorial integrity (RTS/Beta/Tanjug/RTV)
• How the US and Russia see the solution of the Kosovo issue (RTS)
• Dacic: Law on Freedom of Religion destabilizes relations between Serbia and Montenegro (RTV)
• Opposition: If regime can change threshold, it can postpone elections (N1)
• Milivojevic: Initiative for lower election threshold to create quasi democracy in Serbia (Beta)
• Report against Inzko to follow (Novosti)
• Belgrade students’ requests on Montenegro submitted to Serbian Presidency (Tanjug/RTV/Politika)


Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Dodik: RS will remain military neutral and this stance needs to be respected; RS has all characteristics of state (ATV)
• Yes to Rescue Unit of B&H, but only temporarily (EuroBlic)
• SDP B&H, Our Party, People and Justice and Independent B&H List to sign agreement on joint participation in the upcoming local elections in B&H (FTV)
Republic of North Macedonia
• Spasovski celebrates NATO, rather than acknowledging that “North” did not bring anything to the people (Republika)
• Commissioner Varhelyi set to visit Macedonia (Republika)


• Montenegrin Law on Religious Freedom: Polarization that benefits the government(s)? (European Western Balkans)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, January 14, 2020

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Albanian Language Media:

• Vetevendosje sends final offer to LDK? (Indeksonline)
• Mustafa: LDK has received a new offer from LVV (Telegrafi)
• Analysts on consequences from delays in forming new government (Telegrafi)
• Thaci calls parties to propose new election commission members (Indeksonline)
• Police arrest two Russian nationals near border with Serbia (Klan Kosova)
• William Walker: Recak must not be forgotten (media)
• Haxhiu: Decision for Assembly Speaker irreversible, elections an option (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• Dacic: Belgrade dissatisfied with small number of chapters opened (BETA, N1)
• Schütz: Agreement on Kosovo-Serbia dialogue has to be sustainable, not hasty (KoSSev)
• KP: Russian, Albanian citizens arrested in Leposavic for “illegal border crossing” (KoSSev, Kontakt plus radio, RTK2)
• New Insajder show on the murder of Oliver Ivanovic: (Not) a perfect crime (Insajder, N1)
• Von der Leyen: Next six months crucial for both EU and Western Balkans (N1)


• Kosovo-Albania future: the many ‘but-s’ that follow the idea of unification (Tirana Times)
• Kosovo President May Seek Court Advice Over Political Stalemate (Balkan Insight)
• Return to Kosovo: The Serbs Who Re-Embraced Their Hometown (Balkan Insight)
• Paralysis in Pristina: poll winners struggle to form coalition govt (RFI, AFP)


• ‘The rapist is you:’ Kosovo joins global anti-violence movement (Prishtina Insight)

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OSCE Broadcast Report 13 January

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• Experts: President has no constitutional basis to put pressure about forming government (KTV)
• MFA expects from Prosecution to press charges after analysing files (RTK)
• For 30 years, Roma, Ashkali, and Egyptian communities have lived next to dumpsite in Gjakovë/Djakovica (KTV)
• Court sets security measure for person who threatened prosecutor Drita Hajdari (KTV)
• Schütz: Agreement on Kosovo-Serbia dialogue has to be sustainable, not hasty (Kossev)
• Walker: Vucic is like Milosevic, he knows Reçak happened (T7)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, January 14

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• U.S. Ambassador calls for swift formation of government (media)
• President Thaci expected to address Constitutional Court (Indeksonline)
• Hoti: We made our offer – everything is in LVV’s hands now (media)
• Godfrey expects progress in Kosovo-Serbia dialogue before U.S. elections (media)
• Another vehicle set on fire in Kosovo north (Zeri)

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