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Belgrade Media Report 9 April

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Brnabic: I am glad if Pristina wished to resume dialogue (Tanjug/RTS)
Odalovic: Shieb’s statement on NATO aggression unfounded (RTS)
Schieb: 1999 bombing was justified, comparison with WWII impermissible (Beta/Politika)


Bosnia & Herzegovina

B&H HoP fails to discuss removal of Minister Lucic; SDA blocks removal of B&H Minister Lucic and requests concessions from SNSD; HoP rejects Amendments to Criminal Code (O kanal)
B&H HoP’s session was on verge of termination after Becirovic called for Dodik’s arrest if he makes moves aimed at disintegration within B&H (RTRS)
International representatives suggest B&H CEC should be included in talks on change of Election Law of B&H (EuroBlic)
B&H CEC preparing its version of B&H Election Law (Glas Srpske)
Nelson and Radoncic discuss electoral reform and anti-corruption efforts (Dnevni avaz)
Stoltenberg sends letter to Turkovic: NATO remains dedicated to security and stability of Western Balkans (Oslobodjenje)

Press release by Secretariat-General of the Government of Montenegro regarding the attack on the official state car on the road Niksic-Podgorica (Secretariat-General of the government of Montenegro)
Krivokapic: My daughter was in car, I won’t forget her tears and fear (CdM)
Krivokapic blames Djukanovic and DPS for patriots’ gathering (CdM)
Vuksic’s first associate takes responsibility for revealing CIA agents’ names (Pobjeda)
Macron writes to Krivokapic: France is standing by your side (President’s PR service)
Republic of North Macedonia

Albanian groups plan protest in support of the killers of Nikola Sazdovski – Sazdo (Republika)

Flights at TIA are back/ Three controllers arrested for abuse of office (Tirana Times)


Serbia Turns Multi-Vector Foreign Policy into Development Model… With China’s Help (China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, April 9, 2021

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Albanian Language Media:

• COVID-19: 684 new cases, seven deaths (media)
• Kurti, Osmani react to Decan Monastery included in endangered religious sites list (media)
• Europa Nostra reply to Kurti and Osmani’s letter (media)
• Kosovo leaders mark Constitution Day by underlining document’s importance (media)
• Stano: Kosovo to focus on dialogue with Serbia (Koha)
• Almost half a million euros allocated for defence of KSC accused (Koha)

Serbian Language Media:

• Covid-19 in Serbian communities: 16 new cases, one death (KoSSev)
• UN Security Council on April 13 on Kosovo (Kontakt plus radio)
• Zakharova: Meeting of Lavrov and Selakovic on April 16 in Moscow (Kosovo Online, Tanjug, TASS)
• Brnabic: I am glad if Pristina wants to continue the dialogue (RTS)
• Father Sava on the situation of Visoki Decani Monastery (social media)
• Office for KiM: Kurti and Osmani reaction confirmation of Serbian cultural and religious heritage endangerment (Kosovo-online)
• Constitution with the greatest rights for minorities, but only on paper (KiM radio)
• Vucic. Schieb said nothing new (B92)
• Schieb: The 1999 bombing was justified, inadmissible comparison with the Second World War (Danas)
• Bogujevci: Justice is important for all victims, the burden of the past should not be left to future generations (Nova S, KoSSev, RTK2)
• RCC: Tourism key strategic sector in Western Balkans (FoNet, N1)
• Popovic, Rakic with Devenport and Salijevic discussed COVID-19 (Kontakt plus radio, KiM radio)


• Balkans in the EU: a future to be designed together (balcanicaucaso.org)


• How EU enlargement apathy could push Kosovo and Albania to join forces (euronews.com)
• Serbian media on the assistance in the pandemic: China the savior, EU left Serbia stranded (EWB)


• The fear of Kosovo women to report sexual harassment at work (Prishtina Insight)
• From Belgrade to London, Roma Girl Band Sings for Female Empowerment (Balkan Insight)
• The ruling of the ECHR: Compulsory vaccination is legal (B92)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, April 9, 2021

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• COVID-19: 897 new cases, 14 deaths (media)
• Health Minister: Vaccine is safe, I call on all citizens to get vaccinated (media)
• Kosovo restaurant stages silent protest against COVID-19 restrictions (BIRN)
• Kurti government implies it will reintroduce reciprocity toward Serbia (Koha)
• Blinken to Kurti: You will have our full support (media)
• Szunyog: Kurti has been officially invited to Brussels (media)
• “If President not elected, maybe UN would appoint new administrator” (Telegrafi)
• Szunyog: We are not satisfied with Kosovo’s implementation of SAA (media)
• Kosovo prosecution promises rapid verdict after BIRN investigation (BIRN)
• “Decani Monastery under threat”, a triumph of Serbia, Kosovo silent (Koha)

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