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Belgrade Media Report 25 October

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Selakovic: All nations must enjoy equal rights and dignity (Tanjug/RTS/RTV)
Selakovic: OSCE in Pristina most significant status-neutral international presence implemented in keeping with UNSCR 1244 (Tanjug/RTS/RTV)
Vucic: Serbia will not support sanctions against Republika Srpska (Tanjug/RTS/Politika/Novosti)
Continuous communication with EU on further reforms (Tanjug/RTV/RTS/Beta)
Dacic: Everyone mostly happy with document for improving electoral conditions (RTS/Beta/Politika)
Giaufret calls for return to inter-party dialogue (Beta)
Djilas tells MEPs that dialogue on election rules failed (FoNet)
Kosovo’s ‘decisions’ have no legal force (TASS/Tanjug/Politika)
Kosovo team prevented from participating in World Boxing Championship (RTS/EuroNews)
Is there way out of dead-end street in B&H (Politika)


Bosnia & Herzegovina

Vucic announces meeting with Izetbegovic in upcoming period (O Kanal)
Dodik meets Vucic in Belgrade (N1)
Djokic: Vucic takes care of the RS; Sarovic: All that Vucic said after meeting Dodik are things that SDS is fighting for; Borenovic: Serbia worries about the RS, unlike Dodik (BN TV)
Komsic: Dodik cannot be saved by Vucic, only by adoption of changes to B&H Election Law according to wishes of HDZ B&H (N1)
SDP, Nesic, Salkic comment Vucic-Dodik meeting (Dnevni avaz)
Tabakovic on meeting of Dodik and Vucic: This was just waste of time (Hayat)
RS MoI Holds Tactical Exercise/ Reactions (RTRS/Nova BH/Dnevni avaz)
Schmidt asks to address B&H parliament (Dnevni avaz/N1)
Izetbegovic, Jenca talks about current situation in B&H during meeting in Sarajevo (Hayat)
Niksic calls on Quinta and Russia Ambassadors to motivate Schmidt to prevent violation of DPA (FTV/Dnevni list)
Cavara: Inzko partially responsible for current crisis, I understand RS representatives who want to protect its interests (Nezavisne)
EUD: Eichhorst holds phone conversations with Dodik, Izetbegovic, Covic and Turkovic raising EU’s concerns over political situation in B&H (BHT1)
Patriarch Porfirije pays two-day visit to Banja Luka Eparchy (Nova BH)

Plenkovic: Croatia advocates B&H’s integrity, sovereignty and quality functioning (HRT1/AJB)
Biden is sending the mighty five to solve crises of Western Balkans (Jutarnji list)

UN Secretary-General Guterres hosts Abazovic and Radulovic in New York (Gov. Press service)
Maddocks: I advised the government to carry out investigation into Cetinje events (Pobjeda)
Montenegro out of function, state blocked over positions (CdM)
Picula: Montenegro’s place in EU, government missed a year for reforms (Pobjeda)
Republic of North Macedonia

Dimitrov: There is an obligation for Bulgaria not to interfere in the internal Macedonian affairs (Nezavisen vesnik/RFE)

Peleshi to NATO counterparts: Greater attention to Kosovo (Radio Tirana)
Nikola: Austria, strong support for the opening of negotiations (Radio Tirana)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, October 25, 2021

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Albanian Language Media:

• Osmani: Protection and the right to life is state obligation (Ekonomia)
• Kamberi: Albanians in Presevo Valley continue to be discriminated (RFE, media)
• Lumezi pledges to strengthen rule of law and fight crime (media)
• Less: There is an ideological division in the EU regarding Kosovo (Express)
• COVID-19: 3 new cases, one death (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• Covid-19: 65 new cases, one death registered in Serbian areas on Saturday (Radio kontakt plus)
• Vucic received Algerian Ambassador in farewell visit (RTS)
• The United Nations – 76 years of spreading values that have no expiration date (RTS)
• Selakovic and Schmidt: Strong partnership of Serbia and OSCE (RTS)
• Borovcanin: Kosovo boxers didn’t apply for competition, want to politicize sport (Kosovo-online, TV Pink)
• Moscow’s Kommersant: Pristina involves Russia in its conflict with Belgrade (Beta, N1)
• Selakovic: Support of Greece in preserving territorial integrity and sovereignty of Serbia very important (Kosovo-online)


• “Albania is getting ready for the EU, no matter what” (politico.eu)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 25, 2021

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• Kurti: Criminal groups will not be tolerated (media)
• Kosovo expelled two Russian diplomats citing threats to national security (media)
• Russian ministry reacts to its two diplomats being expelled by Kosovo (media)
• Haradinaj: Anyone threatening national security is not desirable in Kosovo (media)
• Former minister says Russia has recognised Kosovo’s legal powers (media)
• “NATO to calibrate approaches when the Serbian army approaches Kosovo border” (RTK)
• Petkovic accuses Kurti: Actions in the north were on the verge of tragedy (EO)
• Serbian PM confirms rumors of past assassination plans against Vucic (euronews.al)
• Serbia Refuses Entry To Kosovo Boxers For World Championships (RFE)
• Secrecy shrouds Afghan refugees sent by US to base in Kosovo (AP)
• Kosovo amends anti-COVID measures, schools to resume normal work (media)
• COVID-19: 13 new cases, no deaths (media)

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