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Belgrade Media Report 11 May

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Brnabic, Fabrizi: Only together can we overcome challenging times (RTS/Tanjug)
Dacic: UN and SC are precisely the ones that should have a final say in resolving the issue of Kosovo and Metohija (Tanjug)
Botsan-Kharchenko: New SC resolution to solve issue of Kosovo (Politika/Beta)
MP Sevarlic: I am going on hunger strike over high treason and impossibility to discuss in parliament violations of territorial integrity of Serbia and Resolution 1244 (FoNet)
First hunger striking Serbian MP gives up protest (N1)
Serbian Foreign Ministry submits diplomatic note to North Macedonian Embassy (Beta/Tanjug)
Serbia’s diplomatic protest note to EU over Nikola Tesla (TV Pink/Beta)
RIK adopts decision on continuation of election activities (Beta)
Another 62 cases in Serbia (B92)


Bosnia & Herzegovina

Inzko: It is real miracle that IC still has time for B&H (Face TV)
Dodik: I do not have adequate replacement for Kosarac in B&H CoM, he will suffer political consequences within SNSD (N1)
SDA and HDZ comment failure to call elections for Mostar (Dnevni avaz)
Radoncic: Dzaferovic’s opposing to deportation is encouraging illegal migrants (BHRT)
Sattler: There must be political will for steps forward on the European path (Dnevni list)
Politicians, analysts argue neither B&H politicians nor EU truly want B&H to become EU member (EuroBlic)
Day of Victory over Fascism in World War II and Europe Day marked throughout B&H (O kanal)
Announced mass for Bleiburg victims spark reactions (FTV)
Israeli Embassy condemns the Mass for Bleiburg killings in Sarajevo (N1)
N. Macedonia pulls controversial NDH postage stamp, PM dismisses those responsible (N1)
FB&H Ministry of Health Crisis HQ announces new phase of lifting of measures imposed in fight against coronavirus pandemic as of Thursday (O kanal)
Dodik: State of emergency will be abolished by 20 May (ATV)
Cvijanovic: Numerous interventions in favor of workers (Srna)
Coffee bars, restaurants, hair and beauty salons, gyms and fitness centers in open in the RS to reopen as of Monday (BHT1)
Commercial tests for COVID-19 to be available at RS Public Healthcare Institute at price of 100€ (RTRS)
B&H Covid-19 stats: Country’s total at 2,141, more than half has recovered (N1)

Croatia transfers 86 tons of medical supplies from China (Hina)
Phase 3 of easing restrictions: what to expect? (HRT)
Coronavirus: Mass serological testing of Croatian population begins (TMN/Jutarnji list)
Slovenian FM describes ‘fresh start’ in relations with Croatia (Hina)
One needs to stop telling fairytales about EU enlargement (Slobodna Dalmacija)
Recommendations for Croatian and foreign citizens entering the Republic of Croatia (HRT)
Croatia confirms 9 new coronavirus cases, 1 death in last 24 hours (N1)

Coronavirus measures to be in place as of Monday (CDM)
Markovic: Montenegro set to become coronavirus-free destination (CDM)
No new cases of coronavirus in Montenegro (RTCG)
Republic of North Macedonia

SDSM-led coalition takes a stand for mid-June election (MIA)
Mickoski: We’re in favor of election that won’t put people’s health at risk (MIA/Telma TV)
MFA offers apology to Serbia, B&H, Montenegro and Croatia over postage stamp gaffe (MIA)
Islamic Community of Macedonia determined to reopen all mosques tomorrow (Republika)
In North Macedonia 22 new COVID-19 cases, 64 patients recover (MIA)

Rama-Soreca press conference/ Rama: Ready to sit down with Meta and Basha to send a message of national unity to Brussels (Radio Tirana)
Opposition getting ready for ‘all-out war’ (ADN)
Albania records lowest number of new Covid-19 Cases (ADN)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, May 11, 2020

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Albanian Language Media:

• Kurti self-isolated, a government official had contact with infected person (media)
• European integration minister and staff self-isolate (media)
• Kosovo Police director speaks about increasing cases of domestic violence (media)
• Number of patients at Infectious Disease Clinic increases to 21 (Koha)
• Haradinaj says certain circles in EU want to prevent agreement with Serbia (Zeri)

Serbian Language Media:

• “Resolution 1244 should be replaced with new one” (Politika)
• No new cases of Covid-19 infections in north (Kosovo-online)
• Hate graffiti in village of Gornje Kusce (Radio KIM, Kosovo-online)
• Media Literacy Project: Kosovo Serb journalists perceived as enemies and irrelevant (KoSSev)


• A burning issue: How to restart the dialogue between Serbia and Kosovo (ecfr.eu)
• America’s Destabilizing Involvement in Serbia-Kosovo Talks (warontherocks.com)


• Western Balkans in the shadow of the coronavirus (The Brussels Times)


• Pre-school facilities reopen across Serbia (N1)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, May 11

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• 14 new cases of COVID-19 in Kosovo (media)
• Health Institute calls for greater caution (media)
• Kurti: We are close to winning battle with Covid-19, remain cautious (media)
• Kosovo Assembly President argues against border changes (media)
• Albright criticises Trump administration on Kosovo approach (Exit.al)
• Abazi hails Albright remarks against division (media)
• Russia doesn’t rule out land swap or division (media)
• Kurti complains about Thaci’s actions (media)
• LVV and PDK want new elections (media)
• Hoxhaj says Kurti-led government has failed in foreign policy field (Telegrafi)

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