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Belgrade Media Report 17 June

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Vucic meets with Wallace (Tanjug/RTS)
Serbia, UK sign arrangement on improving defense cooperation (Tanjug)
Selakovic: Cooperation, good neighborly relations in general interest of entire region (Tanjug/RTS)
Bilcik’s response to Vucic (Tanjug/B92)
EU-Western Balkans business platform launched (Tanjug)


Bosnia & Herzegovina

Cvijanovic: RS is not preparing for peaceful separation but it prepares negotiation team for dialogue with FB&H about future of B&H (RTRS)
Reactions to behavior of Croatian officials in NATO and EU institutions continue (Oslobodjenje)
Tegeltija says six out of 14 European Commission’s priorities fulfilled (Hayat/AJB)
Vulic and Minister Turkovic dispute over discrimination of Serbs and Croats in B&H Foreign Ministry (ATV)
Zvizdic criticizes B&H CoM: They are slow and need to work more efficiently (Hayat)
Nelson, Sattler and Kavalec meet B&H CEC members, urge IAWG to seriously consider B&H CEC’s proposal on changes to Law on Elections (Dnevni list)
Two proposals for changes to B&H Election Law to be discussed by B&H parliament without involvement of IAWG (Glas Srpske)
Mostar Agreement remains dead letter (Dnevni list)

Grlic Radman calls on remaining EU countries to recognize Kosovo (Hina)
Milanovic: There is a plan to change Dayton Agreement (N1)

Djukanovic receives Mothers of Srebrenica: It’s important to preserve memory of great misfortune and do everything to prevent it from happening ever again (CdM)
Republic of North Macedonia

Mickoski presents the new VMRO-DPMNE strategy – Macedonia for all (Republika)
A day before his meeting with Zaev, Bulgarian Prime Minister Janev says there will be no compromise (Republika)

EU will never be complete without Albania “! Speaker of the Portuguese parliament, video conference with Ruci: We support integration (Radio Tirana)
The Netherlands gives green light to start of Albania’s EU integration process (Radio Tirana)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, June 17, 2021

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Albanian Language Media:

• COVID-19: 10 new cases, no deaths (media)
• Kurti responds to Kosnett on the issue of the Association (KosovaPress)
• President Osmani to participate in the annual SEECP Summit (media)
• Abbott, Konjufca and Kurti sign memorandum of understanding (media)
• Kusari-Lila and Citaku react to Lajcak, call his statement arrogant (media)
• Pacolli: We will not vote on any statement if Kosovo is marked with a footnote (Telegrafi)
• PDK has signatures to send Daka’s dismissal to the Constitutional Court (RTK)
• Prime Minister Kurti received head of American-Jewish Committee, Avital Leibovich (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• No new Covid-19 cases in Serbian communities (KoSSev)
• Diocese of Raska and Prizren: Essential that KFOR continues to protect Visoki Decani (Radio Mitrovica sever)
• Raska-Prizren Eparchy: Kurti’s statement in Brussels yet another in series of insults and lies (Kosovo-online)
• Brnabic and Selakovic attend SEECP Summit (RTS)
• Denial of crime – The peak of problems in public discourse (RTV Puls, KiM radio, Sporazoom)
• Jevtic: Return difficult with no support from other institutions (RTK2)
• Dacic: Serbia grateful to Morocco over support to its territorial integrity (RTS)
• Ambassador: Romania’s stance not to recognize Kosovo remains (N1)
• Odalovic: I remain the head of the Commission for Missing Persons – I was not elected by Kurti, but by the Government (N1)


• GLOBSEC: Need for a restart of the enlargement policy discussed by officials (EWB)


• Dasar and Filip fierce rivals on the tennis court, off the field good friends (Kosovo Online)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, June 17, 2021

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• COVID-19: 15 new cases, no deaths (media)
• Kosnett: It is Kosovo’s duty to establish Association of Serb-majority municipalities (media)
• UK supports establishment of Association of Serb-majority Municipalities (Kallxo)
• Croatian FM calls on five EU states to recognise Kosovo (media)
• A joint formula for minorities in Western Balkans sought out (Koha)
• Hoxhaj: Osmani serves Kurti, Daka’s dismissal part of authoritarian mentality (Telegrafi)
• Limaj: Opposition should consider election boycott (Klan)
• Jevtic: Kurti started local elections campaign in Brussels (Tanjug, Klan)
• Pyper poll: 49% of citizens think dialogue concludes during Kurti’s term (Telegrafi)
• Serbian President Confirms 11 Bodies Found in Mass Grave (BIRN)
• SPO argues in favour of extending detention for Krasniqi, Selimi (media)
• Assembly scheduled to vote on privacy commissioner today (media)

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