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Belgrade Media Report 06 May 2022

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Daily Media Highlights

Friday 6 May 2022

• Vucic: We will be Germany’s ally, but we have right to our own stance (Tanjug/Politika)
• Lambrecht: Germany dependable partner of Serbia on EU path (Tanjug/Politika)
• Stefanovic meets with Lambrecht (Tanjug/RTS)
• Serbia to donate humanitarian aid for endangered population in Ukraine (Tanjug/RTV)
• Vucic meets with Brammertz (Tanjug)
• Improvement of cooperation between Office of Prosecutor of Residual Mechanism and judicial organs of Serbia (Tanjug)
• Selakovic: Serbia firmly determined for further improving overall cooperation with India (RTV)
• Drecun: I am not an optimist in regard to continuation of dialogue on 13 May (Tanjug/RTV)
• Cochard: Serbia’s position on war in Ukraine needs to become clearer (Beta)
• Giaufret: It would be great if Serbia joined sanctions against Russia (RTV/Beta)
• US Ambassador: No one is an expert on the Balkans (N1)
• Israeli Ambassador says Serbia is neighbor (FoNet)


Bosnia & Herzegovina
• HR Schmidt identifies major threats to stability and integrity in his report to UN Security Council; Report says RS is seriously violating DPA and Cavara is blocking Constitutional Court of FB&H (O Kanal)
• Dodik: Schmidt’s report on B&H is false report, he is main culprit for situation in B&H (Srna/ATV)
• RS government adopts 27th RS’ report to UN SC emphasizing full commitment to DPA and calling on international members to respect DPA and rule of law (ATV)
• EU Delegation urges politicians to secure funding for 2022 General Elections (Glas Srpske)
• B&H CEC changes Rules of Procedures on Holding of Elections to prevent election thefts (EuroBlic)
• Dodik: CEC follows policies of Komsic and Izetbegovic; Dodik criticizes Arnautovic’s statement (ATV)
• OHR responds to Covic’s letter by saying that elections must be held according to existing Election Law; Funds for the elections have to be secured (O Kanal)
• SDA Presidency: Covic’s threats related to territorial reorganization of B&H are direct attack on DPA; Izetbegovic: Insulting statements and moves of Milanovic damage relations between B&H and Croatia (Hayat)
• Dzaferovic advises B&H’s neighbors, including Croatia, to leave B&H alone (Hayat)
• Komsic: It is high time to say no and that is enough to official Zagreb (Hayat)
• Croatian President: Pressure on NATO is crucial for B&H (N1)
• Plenkovic and Von der Leyen discusses elections in B&H (HRT1)
• Croatian officials react to Milanovic’s proposal to convene National Security Council’s session in relation to CEC’s decision to call general elections in B&H (HRT1)
• Covic calls on Milanovic and Plenkovic to try to prevent harsh and organized outvoting of Croat people in B&H while there is still time (HRT1)
Republic of North Macedonia
• Pendarovski: Mickoski is right when he demands guarantees from Bulgaria before we amend the Constitution (Republika)
• Xhacka meets her Lithuanian counterpart: Albania is pursuing all the necessary reforms to join the EU (Radio Tirana)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, May 6, 2022

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, May 6, 2022

Albanian Language Media:

• President Osmani met with Panamanian Foreign Minister Erika Mouynes (media)
• Prime Minister Kurti starts his visit to the United States (media)
• CBK reacts to whistleblower letter: They are intended to damage reputation (media)
• Konjufca received the delegation of the Arab Union (Telegrafi)
• SBASHK informs Nagavci: On May 12 there is 1-hour strike in education (media)
• COVID-19: 11 new cases (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• Brnabic: Serbia to donate 3 mln euros to Ukraine (Tanjug)
• Zivkovic, Arsenijevic on list of Serbs suspected of ‘violating constitutional order’ (Kosovo-online, Danas)
• Should Serbia rely on China in the UN Security Council regarding Kosovo? (Danas)
• Stefanovic meet Lambrecht (Tanjug)
• Patriarch from Kosovo: Our shrines are the heritage of the entire world (KoSSev, N1)
• “If Pristina wishes to join Council of Europe, 14 stats will retract recognition of Kosovo” (Vecernje Novosti, Kosovo-online)
• Drecun: I am not optimistic about continuing the dialogue on May 13 (Tanjug, media)
• Selakovic thanks India for its support to Serbia on Kosovo (Kosovo-online)
• Selakovic: Brazil’s call for full implementation of the Brussels Agreement important (Kosovo Online)
• Vucic meets with Brammertz (Tanjug)


• KLA Hague Detainees Face New War Crime Charges (Prishtina Insight)


• Supreme Court Upholds Suspension of ‘Adventure Park’ Project (Prishtina Insight)
• Western Balkan countries face new economic challenges with growth set to slow to 3.1% this year (intellinews.com)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, May 6, 2022

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• Kurti received Germany’s Minister of Defense Christine Lambrecht (media)
• Kurti: We have no parallel projects (Deutsche Welle)
• Chancellor Scholz will visit Balkans in autumn, Defense Minister says (Koha)
• Mehaj, Lambrecht talk about security in Kosovo and the region (media)
• “Difficult” meeting in Berlin raises hopes for agreements in Brussels (Koha)
• Kosovo Assembly forms two energy inquiry committees (BIRN)
• UK Ambassador to OSCE calls for commitment to dialogue (Kallxo)
• Osmani meets with President of Panama Cortizo (media)
• “Kurti could be the person that gives a final solution to dialogue” (Klan Kosova)
• Kurti received delegation of Social Democratic Party from Switzerland (media)
• Valon Totaj elected President of the Court of Appeals (media)
• Kosovo citizens still see violent extremism as threat to national security (media)
• Whistleblower claims there are scandals and nepotism at Central Bank (Kallxo)
• COVID-19: 16 new cases (media)

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