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Belgrade Media Report 21 July

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• Visit of President of Egypt additional impulse in bilateral relations (Tanjug/Politika)
• Selakovic and Hassan Shukri: Understanding regarding Kosovo (RTV/FoNet)
• Dacic meets with Egyptian President (Tanjug/RTV)
• Petkovic: Kurti has no right to accuse Belgrade of blocking the dialogue (RTS)
• Trajkovic: Vucic has an entire illegal system in tow (Nova/Beta)
• Serbian Defense Ministry: Plane that crashed in Greece was not transporting weapons to Ukraine (Tanjug)
• Flessenkemper: Too soon to talk about requirements for Kosovo to join CoE (Beta)
• Beyer: We would like Serbia also to join the sanctions against Russia (RFE/Beta/Politika)
• Will Schmidt impose changes to Election Law of B&H (Politika)


Bosnia & Herzegovina
• N1 learns details of HR Schmidt’s draft decision on measures for restoring of functioning of FB&H (N1)
• OHR continues consultations regarding changes to B&H Election Law (O Kanal)
• We have serious hybrid Russian operations in B&H territory, we will defend ourselves (N1/Dnevni list)
• Podzic’s statements remind of war (Nezavisne/Srna)
• Russian Embassy in B&H: Writings about Muslims from Russia are absurd (RTRS)
• Dodik receives recognition of ‘Friends of Zion’ for his support to Israel and Jewish people (RTRS)
• Cvijanovic continues visit to USA (RTRS)
• We support Schmidt’s efforts so that all people can elect their representatives (Vecernji list)
• Knezevic: Is it true that you threatened Djukanovic with arrest if he refused to support you?; Abazovic: I don’t blackmail and I don’t defend anyone (CdM)
• Erakovic to Abazovic: Don’t hide behind half-truths, don’t relativize nationalism (CdM)
• EU Movement in MNE: We hope that Middle Ages and clericalism won’t stand in way of future of our children in EU (CdM)
• Krivokapic and Lundberg sign the Cooperation Framework 2023-2027 (gov.me)
Republic of North Macedonia
• Mickoski: There is no screening, no negotiations, what is happening now is monitoring! (Republika)
• Young Macedonian linguists issue Proclamation for the Protection of the Macedonian Language and Literature and Macedonian Studies (Republika)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, July 21, 2022

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Albanian Language Media:

• Assembly adopts draft law on Pristina-Durres railway line study (media)
• Haradinaj and Kurti debate about energy during Assembly session (KP/Koha)
• Reka: Russia blocking Kosovo’s UN membership by using “power” argument (media)
• Luxembourg pledges 35 million euro support to Kosovo (RTK)
• Serbian List dissatisfied with media reports (Albanian Post)
• KFOR talks about the security in the Monastery of Decan (Express)
• Albania’s President arrives today for a three- day visit to Kosovo (media)
• KLI: Courts had a considerably low efficiency in trying cases of corruption in 2021 (Koha)
• Rizvanolli: We plan to produce 1,400 MGW of new renewable energy capacities (media)
• Kurti organises a reception for Manifesta’s international and local journalists (media)
• Number of hospitalised patients with COVID-19 increases (media)

Serbian Language Media:

• Drecun: Lajcak to state clearly that the normalisation of relations does not imply mutual recognition (RTS)
• Dacic and Al Sisi: Egypt maintains stance of ‘frozen recognition’ of Kosovo (Radio KIM)
• Serbian Defence Ministry denies involvement in weapons flight (N1)
• Serbian List on Pristina media reports (Kosovo Online)
• Detention of Salih Mutafa extended (Radio KIM)


• Peach: Corrupt politicians and criminals in the Western Balkans will face consequences (Albanian Daily News)
• EU stores up trouble for its Balkan enlargement plans (Financial Times)


• Brussels’ Emergency Plan To Reduce Gas Use To Test EU Solidarity Again (Balkan Insight)


• In Montenegro, Ukrainian Refugees Struggle with Work and Rent (Balkan Insight)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, July 21, 2022

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• Kurti: Serbia’s relation with Russia, an additional obstacle in talks (Koha)
• U.S.: Radoicic is sanctioned for corruption and organised crime (Klan Kosova)
• Serbian List: Radoicic is here to protect Serb people (media)
• Interior Ministry: Greater engagement in fighting human trafficking (Koha)
• KLA war veterans receive proposal from Kurti on pensions of veterans (Kallxo)
• Balkan Countries Struggling to Curb Human Trafficking – US Report (BIRN)
• Rama: No proof of organs trafficking by KLA leaders; CoE to apologise (Epoka)
• Albanian Parliament to discuss resolution against Marty report today (media)

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