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Belgrade Media Report 10 September

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Petkovic: The unwillingness of the Pristina side to negotiate key issues (RTS)
Schmidt commends continuous support of Serbian President Vucic to sovereignty and territorial integrity of B&H (Tanjug, RTS)
Does Sarajevo have reason to be disappointed with Schmidt (Politika)
MEPs Platform on Election Conditions absolutely unacceptable for SNS, MP of that party says (Tanjug, VIP)


Bosnia & Herzegovina

SDS leader Sarovic thanks President Vucic for wise and persistent policy on maintaining position of RS in accordance with DPA (BN TV)
PDP leader Borenovic says HR Schmidt can be factor that can resolve current situation; PDP remains committed to RSNA conclusions, but common primary goal should be overcoming current situation (BN TV)
Dodik denies claims about meeting with Schmidt in Istocno Sarajevo (RTRS)
SNSD’s Mazalica: Schmidt is trying to soften Serb side in order to gain support for his mandate which was not given to him by UN Security Council (Glas Srpske)
‘United Srpska’ leader Stevandic says ruling and opposition parties in RS will have to define their stance on calls of opposition to hold meeting with Schmidt (EuroBlic)
Janjic: It would be inappropriate for Schmidt’s mission to discuss ways to solve problem of Dodik in Serbia (Nova BH)
Dodik will have to humbly recognize Schmidt’s legitimacy, Komsic finds himself in role of person responsible for radicalization of political situation in B&H, Bosniak politicians will face their failure because Merkel will not visit B&H (Dnevni avaz)
Komsic: I did not expect Schmidt to make such a rookie mistake at the very beginning (FTV)
HDZ B&H’s Covic: Schmidt is not taking anyone’s side; Legitimate representation is a precondition for B&H’s survival (O kanal)
SDA’s Izetbegovic comments Schmidt’s statements regarding insufficient representation of Croats (O kanal)

28th Anniversary of Grabovica massacre commemorated (Hina)


Picula: It’s worrying that new Govt. isn’t fulfilling what it promised (Nova M)
Whoever threatens the European path of Montenegro does not have the support of URA (RTCG)
Abazovic: It is not impossible that we will have a new prime minister (Vijesti)
Democratic Montenegro: Abazovic stabbed us in the back (CDM)

North Macedonia
Pendarovski: At this moment I do not know if there is a basis for moral and political accountability (Republika)
Hajredini: The result of the expert analysis does not exclude or reduce the moral responsibility of the minister and the director (Republika)
After the catastrophic fire in Tetovo, prosecutor Ruskoska reportedly investigating the crony contract to build the container hospitals (Republika)


Berisha Expelled from PD Parliamentary Group (Tirana Times)
US Embassy: Basha’s decision deserves respect (Radio Tirana)
Berisha: Basha should have considered to give his resignation (ADN)
Sweden: Albania and N. Macedonia met criteria; EU talks must begin (ADN)
German Embassy has revealed details from the visit of Chancellor Angela Merkel on September 14 in Albania (Radio Tirana)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, September 10, 2021

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Albanian Language Media:

• COVID-19: 30 deaths, 685 new cases (media)
• Kurti: We acted based on Health Institute recommendations (media)
• Health Ministry proposes school year to be postponed to September 26 (Telegrafi)
• “With current pace, Kosovo can vaccinate 70 percent of population” (Koha)
• European Union deploys Election Observation Mission (media)
• Haradinaj: Kosovo doesn’t have KLA files; we gave everything to NATO (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• Djuric with Escobar: I am looking forward to working together (Kosovo Online)
• Pec double homicide, a part of a long list of political assassinations in Kosovo; Beqaj: Unsolved assassinations encourage new ones (KoSSev)
• Petkovic: Families deserve the truth and victims deserve peace (Kosovo Online, KiM radio)
• Spahiu: Community of Serbian municipalities a path towards the final agreement, Kosovo needs recognition not Serbia (Kosovo Online)
• Office for KiM: House of Mirjana Dedic from Orahovac stoned
• Petkovic: False accusations of hate speech (KiM radio)
• Belgrade and Washington agree: Fighting terrorism successful only in partnership (N1, Beta)
• Serbs’ expectations from opening Kosovo’s and the former KLA archives (KiM radio)
• Online school in Serbian communities and next week (KiM radio)


• Deputy PM’s threats shake Montenegro’s fragile coalition govt (BIRN)
• Work Starts in Serbia on Chinese Sinopharm Vaccines Factory (Balkan Insight)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, September 10, 2021

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• COVID-19: 19 deaths, 703 new cases (media)
• Kosovo government expected to decide on postponing school year (Telegrafi)
• Kurti will meet Merkel in Tirana, spokesperson confirms (Koha)
• Kosovo to abandon license plates agreement with Serbia (BIRN)
• Bislimi’s remarks on KLA archives spark reactions (media)
• Hoti: Bislimi’s remarks about KLA archives were misinterpreted (Klan Kosova)
• Petkovic: Pristina finally recognised existence of KLA archives (Klan)
• Kosovo Assembly to end summer recess, convenes next week (media)
• Haxhiu: We will visit KLA leaders in Hague in late September (media)
• Greece supports Open Balkan initiative (Zeri)
• Kosovo: the goal of Serbia’s global ‘vaccine diplomacy’ (EU Observer)

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