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Belgrade Media Report 26 November

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Brnabic: Improvement of overall cooperation with US foreign policy priority (Tanjug)
Brnabic: Government resolved to intensify reforms on EU path (RTV/RTS/Tanjug)
Petkovic: Haradinaj Stubla’s statements political violence and violation of agreement (RTS)
Dacic: Stubla’s statement culmination of Pristina’s hypocrisy (RTV/Tanjug)
GRECO Report: Serbia has only partially implemented most of anti-corruption recommendations (Beta)


Bosnia & Herzegovina

Dodik addresses UNSC: OHR and HR must leave, there is no state property, no room for foreign judges, cooperation with NATO is possible but not membership; Covic criticizes the role of Inzko and policy of SDA (RTRS)
US, France, Germany and the UK condemn Dodik’s speech in UNSC, express support to Inzko (O kanal)
Komsic and Dazaferovic comment on Dodik and Covic’s speech before UNSC (N1)
Izetbegovic: Dodik and Covic showed their true colors with statements during UNSC online conference (Hayat)
Biden listed his priorities; Cooperation with EU in the Western Balkans (Dnevni avaz)
B&H marks its Statehood Day (Hayat)
Pompeo, US Embassy to B&H, Head of EU Delegation to B&H Sattler congratulate B&H Statehood Day (Dnevni avaz)

Kohorst: The United States would like Croatia to opt for its F-16 aircraft (HRT)

Leaders of the three winning coalitions prepare new agreement (Dan)
Medojevic: Krivokapic’s government is weak, it’s a dangerous experiment (CdM)
Republic of North Macedonia

Zaev faces criticism from all sides over his BGNES interview (Republika)
Pendarovski has no comment on Zaev’s shocking BGNES interview (Republika)


Zaev: Good neighbourliness continues – there is no turning back (BGNES)
North Macedonia PM’s Remarks About History Hit a Nerve (BIRN)
Bulgaria – North Macedonia, a short-sighted veto on the road to the EU (Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 26, 2020

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Albanian Language Media:

• COVID-19: 827 new cases, 19 deaths (media)
• EU warns Kosovo of consequences for not allowing Serbian President visit (Express)
• Hoti responds to Lajcak: We are for the freedom of movement (RTK)
• Ekaterina Trendafilova reappointed President of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (Express)
• The Albanian Parliament approves establishment of a special commission for Dick Marty’s report (Koha)
• Mustafa criticizes Minister Haradinaj-Stublla (RTK)
• Haxhiu: LVV does not support any candidate for President without elections (RTK)
• Lindon Kqira: I do not recognise Vjosa Osmani’s decision (RTK)

Serbian Language Media:

• 52 new Covid-19 cases and four deaths registered in Serbian communities (Radio Mitrovica Sever)
• Stano: EU works daily to facilitate Belgrade-Pristina agreement (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)
• Doctors in Gracanica Clinical Hospital Center warn of alarming state in the health care, the director claims everything is fine (VoA, KoSSev, KiM radio)
• US Ambassador in Pristina says Embassy supports agreement implementation (N1, RTS)
• Petkovic alerts international representatives of Haradinaj-Stublla’s behavior (KoSSev)
• Dacic: Stublla’s statement is the culmination of Pristina’s hypocrisy (Kosovo Online, Tanjug)
• Discovery of new graves reveals new crimes (KiM radio, TV Show ‘Sporazum’)
• New indictment on the assassination of Oliver Ivanovic returns everything to the beginning (RTV Puls, Vecernje Novosti)
• KLA General Staff: In the draft law, it governed the KLA; in The Hague – it only existed on paper (KoSSev)


• Under Biden, the US will push for a ‘EU-goslavia’ (opendemocracy.net)
• Stuck in the Russian Web (visegradinsight.eu)
• Two realities: Roma in the EU and Roma in the Western Balkans in the eyes of the EC (EWB)


• Serbia Pledges to Exhume Suspected Kosovar Mass Grave Soon (Balkan Insight)


• Learning a neighbor’s language in Kosovo: It’s easier when we know at least one word (RFE)
• Women of Southeast, Central Europe Protest Rise in Male Violence (Balkan Insight)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 26

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• COVID-19: 704 new cases, nine deaths (media)
• Osmani repeals appointment of four Kosovo consuls (media)
• “We are moving speedily towards implementation of Washington agreement” (media)
• “Vucic will not be allowed to enter Kosovo until Serbia apologises” (Express)
• Petkovic reacts to Minister Haradinaj’s banning Vucic’s visit (RTK)
• Kosovo won’t let Serb officials in, wants genocide apology (The Washington Post)
• Belgrade gives permission: Exhumation of Albanian bodies next week (RTK)
• Abbott: 1,133 Kosovar children killed or still missing deserve justice (Express)
• Haziri: Relations with Osmani can be improved (Koha)
• No room for gender-based violence in Kosovo, leaders say (media)
• Former EULEX judge wants to reveal ‘wrongdoings’ to Kosovo Assembly (Prishtina Insight)

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