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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, September 22, 2020

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, September 22, 2020

Albanian Language Media:

• COVID – 19: 66 new cases, no deaths (media)
• Hoti: We’re all working to reduce cases, doctors are on the front line (media)
• “No preparations in education system for second wave of virus” (Telegrafi)
• Grenell calls on Kosovars to back Washington agreements (Prishtina Insight)
• Kosovo, US pledge for ‘investment incentive agreement’ (Prishtina Insight)
• Kosovo, Serbia commerce chambers to set up working group (RFE)
• Who is Richard Grenell (Kosovotwopointzero.com)
• KLA War Veterans say they have received more SPO files (Koha)
• Proposed indictment against Thaci and names of other accused (arbresh.info)

Serbian Language Media:

• Vucic and Brnabic sign a joint statement with DFC and Grenell (B92)
• Grenell: Realization of agreements means massive employment opportunities (RTS)
• Rukiqi: After a long time, we can talk about business (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)
• Vucic: Serbia’s in favor of a compromise solution for Kosovo (B92)
• Mihajlovic: Infrastructural projects with DFC worth $ 3.7 billion (N1)
• “Efficiency synonym for American diplomacy” (Radio KIM)
• Everyone talks about it, yet no one has seen it: Israel’s recognition of Kosovo (B92, Vecernje Novosti, KiM radio)


• Western Balkans: The West meets East with its values and interests (EWB)
• Serbia’s 5G deal with Washington: The art of muddling through (ECFR)


• UN Urged to Finally Compensate Lead-Poisoned Kosovo Refugees (Balkan Insight)
• Kosovo Lead Poisoning Victims Still Awaiting Justice (HRW)

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Belgrade Media Report 22 September 2020

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Tuesday 22 September 2020


Vucic: Serbia is in favor of a compromise solution to the issue of Kosovo and Metohija; by defending sovereignty and territorial integrity, respecting Resolution 1244, Serbia is defending international law, the UN Charter (Tanjug/RTS/RTV/B92)
Djuric: A chance to build permanently good and close relations with US (TV Happy/Tanjug/RTV)
Grenell: Words are not enough, new jobs must open (N1)


Bosnia & Herzegovina

Dacic claims Minister Turkovic got letter from Foreign Minister of Kosovo calling on B&H to recognize Kosovo; Cubrilovic: For as long as Serbia does not recognize Kosovo, the RS will not recognize Kosovo (ATV)
Radoncic: US influence over Belgrade’s politics is leaving B&H and Bosniaks much calmer (Dnevni avaz)
Izetbegovic: Mini Schengen initiative is positive, this issue has been politicized (N1)
Dodik sends letter to Trump that he launched initiative to relocate B&H Embassy to Jerusalem (ATV)
EU: We call on B&H to harmonize foreign policy with EU’s (N1)
Covic: New FB&H government will not be formed until agreement on changes to Election Law is reached (Nova BH)
Deadline to submit lists of candidates for elections in Mostar expired (FTV)
Dzaferovic addresses UN General Assembly (Dnevni avaz)

Markovic: DPS will undergo some staff reshuffles (CdM)
DF wants to know first who will preside over the parliament (Dnevne novine)
Kovacevic: We will accept all the people delegated by URA (CdM)
Becic: We don’t want to abuse relevant topics only for the sake of the term of office (CdM)
Republic of North Macedonia

Dacic expects Ecumenical Patriarch to reject request for recognition of Macedonian Orthodox Church (MIA)


MFA: ForMin Aurescu meets EU Special Representative Mirsolav Lajcak – Romania supports Belgrade-Pristina dialogue (AGERPRES)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, September 22

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• COVID-19: 79 new cases, two deaths (media)
• Team of German epidemiology expert to visit Kosovo (media)
• US delegation visits Kosovo to invest in infrastructure (AP)
• U.S. Ambassador To Kosovo Says Balkan Economic Rise A ‘High Policy Priority’ For Trump (RFE)
• After visit to Kosovo, Grenell arrives in Belgrade (media)
• Thaci awards Presidential Medal of Merit to Ambassador Grenell (media)
• Assembly fails to pass economic recovery law (media)
• Lajcak on Kosovo-Serbia dialogue with C5 Ministers (RTK)
• Vucic complains to UN about Kosovo (media)
• Surroi: Kosovo responsible for Serbia’s doors to U.S. opening up (Telegrafi)
• Bildt: Serbia will have to recognise Kosovo eventually (Koha)

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