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Belgrade Media Report 6 December

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Protests in over 50 Serbian cities, incidents in some (Beta)
Stefanovic: Djilas tries to regain power by paralyzing life (N1/Beta)
Vucic says law on Expropriation will be amended (Beta/B92/RTS/RTV)
Brnabic: Protests have nothing to do with laws, but with politics (Tanjug)
Brnabic: Demands of protest organizers unconstitutional (Tanjug/Politika)
Drecun: Goal is to seize north of Kosovo by force (RTS)
Petkovic: Kurti conducting monologue in his parallel reality (Tanjug/RTV)
Schieb: Our position on Kosovo remains unchanged (Politika)


Bosnia & Herzegovina

Dodik says Putin confirmed Russia would not support appointment of HR Schmidt at UN SC; Bosniaks want to maintain current election system, while Croats are determined not to be outvoted again (FTV/RTRS)
EGP supports European perspective of B&H, calls on EU for sanctions against Dodik (BHT1)
Roth: Germany will discuss sanctions for B&H officials (N1)
Softic: There are two possible outcomes of the crisis – disappearance of B&H or disappearance of RS (Dnevni list)
Cvijanovic: Inzko is trigger for crisis in B&H, not RS (RTRS)
Dacic says imposing any solutions to detriment of Serbia and Serb people is unacceptable (ATV)
Dodik: If foreigners get involved in election process, RS will not take part in elections (RTRS)
Covic informs HNS about talks on changes of electoral legislation: Croats have a clear position that will not be adjusted to anyone (Hayat)
Stewart reflects on debate about B&H and conclusions adopted by UK House of Commons (Face TV)
Turkovic talks about political crisis in B&H at OSCE Ministerial Council in Stockholm (Hayat)
Schmidt urges B&H parliament to adopt law on state property (BHT1)

HNP President Vukadin: Croat federal unit would lead to civic B&H (Vecernji list)
Croatian President Milanovic: Court is not the Holy Scripture (HRT1)
Hodzic: Milanovic crossed the red line with Srebrenica statement (Hina)

Local elections in Montenegro (RTCG)
Becic’s party: We will not overthrow government, we are in favor of an agreement (RTCG)
Intergovernmental conference with Montenegro on 13 December (RTCG)
Republic of North Macedonia

Alternative decides to join the government (Republika)
LDP and DOM: We will see if the agreement with Alternative is acceptable to us (Republika)
Pendarovski-Escobar meeting: Strong and continuous support from the US in achieving strategic goals of our country (Republika)

USA-Albania cooperation in the field of defense (Radio Tirana)
Rama in the USA: “Automation Alley”, interest for investments in Albania (Radio Tirana)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, December 6, 2021

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Albanian Language Media:

• Haradinaj calls for unity in political battle with Serbia (media)
• Kurti mentions meeting with Vucic; EU says we cannot speculate (Telegrafi)
• “Serb MPs didn’t honor Dole only because he was a friend of the Albanians” (Express)
• Jablanovic accuses SL of surveilling people through cameras in Leposavic (Kallxo)
• Croatian President to visit Kosovo on Christmas, will meet Osmani and Kurti (media)
• Kosovo sends over 30 samples for testing for Omicron to Germany (Express)
• COVID-19: Four new cases, no deaths (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• Covid-19: 36 new cases registered in Serbian areas on Saturday (Radio KIM)
• Mts doo and ARKEP deny KosovaPress – that the number of illegal antennas in the North has increased (KoSSev)
• UNS: Memorial plaque dedicated to kidnapped Serb journalists demolished for eight time (Radio KIM)
• Office for KiM: Desecration of memorial plaque impermissible (Radio KIM)
• On the eve of Human Rights Day, the associations of missing appealed to Belgrade and Pristina to intensify their work (KiM radio, Kossev)
• Platform of NGOs asks decision on award to language non-compliant institutions be reconsidered (Radio KIM, media)
• Language Commissioner response to Gracanica-online open letter (Gracanica-online)
• Police invisible, Serbia’s roads blocked; Protest against Vucic in Kosovo north (N1)
• Protests across Serbia: “Serbia is not for sale! Marš sa Drine!” (KoSSev)


• Palokaj: Merkel will be missed by all (Koha)


• Cocaine Comrades: The Balkan Ties of a Fallen Colombian Drug Trafficker (Balkan Insight)


• PM Kurti hosts meeting with heads of shelters for domestic violence victims (media)
• Government declares iron will in defense of human rights (Ekonomia Online)
• “Women, girls from minority communities not included in labour market” (Koha)
• BIRN to Hold Exhibition Commemorating Reporters Killed in Balkan Wars (BIRN)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, December 6, 2021

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• Kurti and Vucic might meet in the second week of December (media)
• Kurti for Montenegrin daily Pobjeda: Serbia is copying Russia (media)
• Kosovo PM Kurti has telephone conversation with U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Escobar (media)
• Haradinaj calls Kurti a “communist” (Koha)
• Hoxhaj: Dangerous to believe that UN membership is not important (Zeri)
• Petkovic: Kurti will not get a U.S. visa while he attacks Belgrade (Express)
• Outrage over the language of a Kosovo court ruling (media)
• Kosovo Arrests 31 for Fraudulent Use of Agriculture Subsidies (BIRN)
• Vucic reacts to massive cross-country protests over lithium mine (euronews.al)
• COVID-19: Three new cases, one death (media)
• Kosovo introduces additional measures in effort to prevent new wave of COVID-19 infections (media)

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