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Belgrade Media Report 13 January 2021

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United Nations Office in Belgrade
Daily Media Highlights
Thursday 13 January 2022

• Vucic: I expect the government to terminate contract with Rio Tinto (RTS)
• Request to OSCE Mission for holding referendum in Kosovo and Metohija submitted on time (RTS/Politika)
• Drecun: Kurti’s provocations could create incidents (TV Pink/Tanjug)
• Brnabic: Political, economic relations with Egypt on the rise (Tanjug/RTV)
• Serbian and French parliamentarians advancing ties (Tanjug/RTS)
• Government: Untrue writing of the media (B92)
• Three thousand people from Serbia filed lawsuits against NATO (TV Prva/B92)
• Escobar: Open Balkans to be open to everyone (VoA/Beta)


Bosnia & Herzegovina
• US calls for investigation of nationalistic incidents and glorification of war criminals (FTV)
• Dodik comments on US request for investigation into celebration of RS Day (ATV)
• Salkic: US reaction important because of general influence of USA globally (Hayat)
• OSCE, UN and EPP concerned due to recent incidents registered in several cities in B&H (O Kanal)
• RS MoI: Persons that participated in incidents in Bijeljina region identified and will be sanctioned (Nova BH)
• Association of Generals of B&H calls for defending of constitutional order of B&H (Oslobodjenje)
• Politicians from RS request from B&H Prosecutor’s Office to react on marking of 29th anniversary of ‘Munja 93’ military operation organized in Buzim (FTV)
• RTRS analyzes calls for mobilization of Green Berets and incident in Buzim (RTRS)
• Dodik, Okolic, Majkic comment on proceedings initiated against Serb soldiers who attended RS Day (RTRS)
• Szijjarto, Schmidt have phone conversation (Glas Srpske)
• MEPs write to EC President von der Leyen calling for investigation of Varhelyi’s role in Dodik’s separatist escalation (AJB)
• Plenkovic says Pupovac was in Banja Luka as SNV President (Hina)
• Zirojevic: New initiative to remove the government within a reasonable time (Gradski portal)
Republic of North Macedonia
• Dimitrov: “International friends” wanted to see me replace Zaev as Prime Minister (Republika)
• Zaev’s reaction: Dimitrov agreed with the Macedonian positions (Nezavisen.mk)
• US working with France to start negotiations with Macedonia, says Escobar (VoA/Libertas)
• Violence can’t be a political tool, US envoy to region says (VoA/Tirana Times)
• Meta – Kovacevski: Both our countries deserve opening of negotiations with EU as soon as possible (Radio Tirana)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, January 13, 2022

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, January 13, 2022

Albanian Language Media:

• Kurti: Kosovo Serbs vote by mail or at the liaison office (DW Albanian, media)
• Hovenier meets Bislimi: Committed to mutual recognition through dialogue (RTK)
• British Embassy: Announcement of competition for Chief Prosecutor, surprising (RTK)
• Borrell on Serbia’s referendum: Citizens should be allowed to vote (media)
• From today, KSF can embark anywhere in the world (Klan)
• Von Cramon: Shocked that Serbia wiretapped Russian opposition (media)
• Kosovo Albanians Applying for EU Residency Reaches Over 70,000 (Exit)
• COVID-19: 427 new cases, two deaths (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• Covid-19: 138 new cases registered in Serbian areas, no deaths (KoSSev)
• Borrell spoke with Vucic on referendum, says people should be able to vote (B92)
• “REC ready for referendum in KiM, waiting for response of those in charge” (KoSSev)
• Serbian List, Municipality condemn police action in Gracanica, urge international community to react (Kosovo-online)
• Kosovo special police units raided Gracanica municipal building (Radio KIM)
• Gracanica: Organized transport for celebration cancelled because of special police action (Radio KIM)
• OSCE Mission confirmed it received Belgrade’s request regarding referendum (KoSSev)
• Odalovic: Voting took place during times of Haradinaj and Thaci (Radio KIM)
• “3.000 people from Serbia filed lawsuits against NATO” (B92)
• Threatening leaflet posted at church gate in Vitomirica village (Kosovo-online)
• Oliver Ivanovic’s family says investigation into his murder obstructed (N1)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, January 13, 2021

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• Escobar reconfirms support for Kosovo-Serbia dialogue (VOA/media)
• Hovenier, Bislimi discuss Kosovo-Serbia dialogue (media)
• Kurti: Serbs in Kosovo can vote in referendum through mail or liaison office (media)
• EU wants Serbia’s referendum to be allowed in Kosovo (Koha)
• Vucic warns of consequences if Serbia’s referendum is not allowed in Kosovo (Koha)
• Stoltenberg: NATO intervened in Kosovo to stop atrocities (media)
• COVID-19: 424 new cases, one death (media)
• IMF projects 7.5 percent economic growth for Kosovo (Klan)
• Used To Free Electricity, Kosovo’s Bitcoin Miners Are Now Facing Difficult Times After Ban (RFE)

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