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Belgrade Media Report 6 October 2020

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Daily Media Highlights

Tuesday 6 October 2020


Vucic proposes Brnabic as prime minister-designate (RTS/Tanjug/B92)
Contract on construction of Fruska Gora corridor signed (RTV/Tanjug)
EC presents economic and investment plan for Western Balkans (N1)


Bosnia & Herzegovina

Dzaferovic with Meta, Rama: B&H and Albania are two friendly countries which do not have serious open political issues (BHT1)
Cvijanovic does not believe current convocation of B&H CEC is capable to implement elections properly (RTRS)
Serbs in Mostar one step away from goal (Nezavisne)
US Senators Brown, Portman present resolution on occasion of 25th anniversary of DPA (BHT1/ O Kanal)

Djukanovic sends an invitation for consultations on prime minister-designate (CdM)
Krivokapic with Milacic: New government to be committed to the interests of Montenegrin citizens (CdM)
Dealing with the past is a prerequisite for strengthening mutual trust (CdM)

President of B&H on official visit in Tirana, meets with President Meta (Radio Tirana)
Amendments to the Electoral Code approved by 97 votes in favor (Radio Tirana)
The new CEC is created; Ilirjan Celibashi elected Chief Commissioner with 106 votes in favor (Radio Tirana)
EPP accuses Premier of spoiling April elections with Electoral Code vote (ADN)
Majority failed to seek common ground in Political Council; US Embassy (ADN)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 6, 2020

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 6, 2020

Albanian Language Media:

• COVID-19: 34 new cases, three deaths (media)
• COVID-19: North Macedonia to lift border restrictions on 12 October (media)
• Enlargement Package: EU finds limited progress in Kosovo (Koha)
• Haradinaj: We support the idea of a broad-based government (Kosovapress)
• Vetevendosje: Hoti can help Kosovo by resigning (media)
• “Mothers’ Calls” demand conditioning of dialogue with missing persons (media)
• Minister Selimi dismisses advisor arrested on drug trafficking charges (Koha)
• Serbian minister defends use of the term ‘siptar’ (Prishtina Insight)
• Billboard near Pristina Airport wishes Trump a speedy recovery (Klan)

Serbian Language Media:

• Vucic: Ana Brnabic new prime minister designate (B92)
• Dacic replies to Stano: Before warning Serbia, first provide an answer when the ZSO (CSM) will be formed
• Yucom: Because of hate speech, Vulin cannot be a minister (NMagazin, Beta)
• National Convent says Serbia moving backwards on road to EU (FoNet, N1)
• Milivojevic: EU biased, ready for concessions to Pristina (Kosovo-online)
• Spahiu: Thaci with Lajcak, a medal for Grenell, something has changed around his indictment (Kosovo Online)
• EC economic and investment plan for Western Balkans (N1)


• Serbian President ‘Observes Minute’s Silence’ for Kosovo War Dead (Balkan Insight)
• 10th Belgrade Security Forum titled “No Trust – No Peace” begins this week (EWB)
• In Kosovo, ‘Lake Trump’ lands with a bump (Politico)


• The art of wine-making in the north of Kosovo (KoSSev)
• Serbian prison inmates make masks for Torino Fashion Week (N1)
• Transport Community in favor of permanent Green Lines in the Western Balkans (EWB)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 6, 2020

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• COVID-19: 41 new cases, two deaths (media)
• Thaci: Final agreement to conclude with mutual recognition (media)
• Thaci: Kosovo, Serbia need to achieve final agreement (media)
• Osmani: Kosovo – Serbia dialogue, favors Serbian politicians (RFE)
• LDK to give PDK post of President and two ministries, sources say (Koha)
• PDK’s Hamza: Either government reshuffling or early elections (media)
• Minister expects economic recovery bill to be passed this week (RTK)
• Demaliaj: Haradinaj represents unity, he must be President (media)
• Kurti: Milosevic fell 20 years ago, but his politics in Serbia lives on (media)
• Qerkini: NATO knows from satellite images the locations of missing (media)
• Vucic: We’ll be under pressure to recognise Kosovo (media)

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