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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, July 14, 2022

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, July 14, 2022

Albanian Language Media:

• Lajcak mentioned 3-4 agreements; EU and Kosovo govt don’t give details (Telegrafi)
• Kurti: Political parties should meet to discuss vetting process (Reporteri)
• Muja certain bill on verification, confiscation of unjustifiable wealth, will pass (Telegrafi)
• German MP in Tirana: Open Balkan, only an element of the Berlin Process (Express)
• Ceku says Europa Nostra should apologise to Kosovo for image damage (Klan)
• Aliu: Europa Nostra heavily damaged Kosovo’s image (RTK)
• EU continues to support strengthening of rule of law in Kosovo (media)
• Former Customs Director elected chair of the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce (Koha)
• Kamberi: Integration of Presevo Valley Albanians in Serbian state institutions (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• Kamberi: Coalition of Albanians of the valley has no interest in being in the Government of Serbia (N1, Beta)
• Vucic denies being invited to high-level talks in Brussels; state of emergency but not declared (Beta, FoNet, N1)
• Petkovic’s two failed attempts to enter Kosovo; EU: They should have allowed him; Pristina disagrees (KoSSev)
• Europa Nostra after Kosovo visit: V. Decani to continue to be guarded by KFOR due to security challenges (KoSSev)
• Serbian Ambassador: Friendship between Serbia and China ‘steel-strong’ (N1)
• Brnabic with Ukrainian Ambassador: Serbia for respecting international law, peaceful settlement of disputes (Kosovo Online)


• Kosovo Prosecutorial Council Scraps Recruitment Call After Test Leak (Balkan Insight)
• EU Reportedly to Impose Visa Bans on Western Balkan Right-Wing Extremists (schengenvisainfo.com)
• Bosnian Police Arrest Kelmendi’s Son, Elvis, on Organised Crime Charges (Balkan Insight)
• Serbia Mulls ‘Taking Over’ Mainly Russian-owned Oil Company (Balkan Insight)


• Observatory returns to Pristina as a window into space and heritage (Koha)
• Unemployment, Prejudice Await Kosovo Returnees from Syria, Iraq (BIRN)
• My Grandfather’s Memorial Illuminates Holocaust History in Serbia (Balkan Insight)

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Belgrade Media Report 14 July 2022

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United Nations Office in Belgrade

Daily Media Highlights

Thursday 14 July 2022


• Vucic says horrible crimes in Srebrenica were committed and wonders why nobody is talking about crimes against Serbs (Tanjug/TV Pink)
• Serbia advocates for respect for international law, peaceful dispute resolution (Tanjug/RTV)
• Selakovic says Serbs are proud of their history, warns no imposing has ever brought anything good to anyone (TV Pink)
• Vucic started consultations: With meeting with Kamberi (Tanjug/RTV)
• Mihajlovic to Ukrainian Ambassador: We know how hard it is to be in a war (Beta)
• Russian Ambassador says no problems with gas supplies to Serbia (FoNet/Russia 24 TV)
• Grenell: Europeans, Kurti are the problem (FoNet)
• Survey: Young people turning to the East, critical of sanctions against Russia (Beta)


Bosnia & Herzegovina
• Stoltenberg to MEPs: NATO is closely monitoring the situation in Western Balkans (N1)
• British parliament remembers Srebrenica genocide; Johnson: We will continue to combat war crime deniers, both in B&H and elsewhere (O Kanal)
• Dzaferovic meets with Hoyle, Peach and All-Parliamentary Group for B&H and thanks UK for continued support in fight for truth and justice (Hayat)
• Dodik comments on Sattler’s statement: This confirms Sattler supports Muslim side for some time already, his claim proves B&H is dysfunctional (RTRS)
• Other politicians from RS ruling coalition condemn stance of Sattler (RTRS)
• Russian Defense Ministry says 158 B&H nationals are currently fighting on Ukrainian side (Glas Srpske)
• RS CC will decide about laws on protection of language of Serb people, Cyrillic letter, law on elementary education (BHT1/RTRS)
• Medved presents Ukrainian Ambassador with translations of laws on veterans (Hina)
• ICG issues report on Western Balkans, parts focus on situation in B&H (Vecernji list)
• Vucic congratulated Djukanovic on the occasion of Montenegro’s Statehood Day (CdM)
• Blinken congratulates Montenegro’s Statehood Day (CdM)
• The Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral: Djukanovic should lead his politics beyond church issues (TVCG)
Republic of North Macedonia
• NO, NO, NO! – Thousands of citizens on the streets across Skopje against the French proposal (Republika)
• Mogherini came for the name, Von der Leyen for the French proposal: EU following the same scenario for Macedonia (Republika)
• Kovacevski: I expect the MPs to think statesmanlike, as representatives of the people, not just the parties (Libertas)
• Stoltenberg press conference with Rama: I welcome Albania’s support to Ukraine and its commitment to humanitarian aid (Radio Tirana)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, July 14, 2022

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• Chairman of the OSCE to visit Kosovo (RTK)
• Kosovo Government: Petkovic violated agreement on official visits (media)
• Aliu: Reciprocity is the essence of Kosovo-Serbia dialogue (RTK)
• Borrell prefers “Open Balkan”, Scholz “Berlin Process” (Klan)
• Grenell blames Kurti and EU, says KFOR should withdraw from Kosovo (media)
• Government responds to criticism over Kurti’s stay in Greece (Telegrafi)
• Europa Nostra: Reasons for inclusion of Decan Monastery to the endangered list, still valid (Kallxo)
• Pristina Observatory opens for celestial observations (media)
• In the north, RKS license plates covered with KM ones (RFE/Koha)
• EU mulls visa bans on Balkans extremists stirred up by Moscow (EUobserver)
• Hospitals Told to Mobilise as COVID-19 Cases Increase (BIRN)

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