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EP’s Foreign Affairs Committee approves Lunacek’s report on Kosovo (Media)

By   /  28/02/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee approved today a report drafted by the Deputy President of the EP and Rapporteur for Kosovo, which refers to Kosovo’s progress towards the European Union. “Today’s vote again sends a strong signal that the future of an independent Kosovo lies in the European Union. With only a few steps […]

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Headlines 28 February

By   /  28/02/2017  /  UNMIK Media Reports - Morning Edition  /  No Comments

UN Security Council discusses situation in Kosovo (dailies)
Tahiri: Demarcation should be resubmitted or we head to elections (Epoka)
Konjufca: Those who vote demarcation are traitors (Lajmi.net)
“Dukagjin MPs should not vote demarcation” (Epoka)
European Parliament requests establishment of Association (Kosova Sot)
Lunacek requests five EU member states to recognize Kosovo (Epoka e Re)
Kosovo leaders hail Bangladesh recognition (dailies)

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Headlines 16 December

By   /  16/12/2016  /  UNMIK Media Reports - Morning Edition  /  No Comments

• Mustafa: Visa liberalisation threatened if we don’t ratify demarcation (media)
• EP endorses mechanisms for visas, Kosovo should fulfil conditions (Epoka)
• Bomb thrown at Serb’s house in northern Mitrovica (Kosovapress)
• Djuric visits Mitrovica, Kosovo authorities send protest note (Kosova Sot)
• Two police officers suspended for allowing Djuric’s visit (Telegrafi/RFE)
• Jevtic: First decree on Association, then return to the institutions (Lajmi)
• Independent autopsy on Dehari’s death to be published today (Telegrafi)
• Kosovo loses millions of U.S. aid due to corruption (Koha)

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Collaku leaves Ministry of Integration, will join Office of the President (media)

By   /  06/09/2016  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s Minister for European Integration, Bekim Collaku, said in an interview for RTV Dukagjini that the latest by January next year, the people of Kosovo will be able to travel without visas in EU member states. Collaku said Brussels once again confirmed for Kosovo’s European future with the positive vote by the European Parliament’s Committee […]

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Çollaku: I expect a positive decision from European Parliament (Telegrafi)

By   /  05/09/2016  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s Minister for European Integration, Bekim Çollaku, said he expects good news from today’s meeting of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) regarding the visa liberalisation process for Kosovo. “I think everyone is aware of what are the requirements of EU institutions, including those of the European Parliament, but […]

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Headlines 5 September

By   /  05/09/2016  /  UNMIK Media Reports - Morning Edition  /  No Comments

• Hahn: Visa liberalisation timing unclear (Zëri)
• Demarcation agreement to be resubmitted to the Assembly (Zëri)
• Border demarcation concessions (Koha Ditore)
• EP committee to vote today on visa liberalisation (Kosova Sot)
• UN urged to prevent Jeremic from appointment to top post (Bota Sot)

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Kosovo PM calls for “joint work” for visa liberalisation (media)

By   /  07/07/2016  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Several media report that Kosovo Prime Minister, Isa Mustafa, has welcomed the news that the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee has adopted the proposal for visa-free travel for Kosovo’s citizens. Mustafa wrote on his Facebook account: “Today we received very good news from the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, where the recommendation for […]

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EP foreign affairs committee votes in favour of visa-free travel for Kosovo (Telegrafi)

By   /  07/07/2016  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee has voted today in favour of the proposal for granting visa liberalisation to Kosovo citizens. The news was announced by the European Parliament Vice President and rapporteur for Kosovo, Ulrike Lunacek. “It is now time for Kosovo politicians to act,” tweeted Lunacek after the vote. Kosovo’s Minister for European […]

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UNMIK Headlines 6 July

By   /  06/07/2016  /  UNMIK Media Reports - Morning Edition  /  No Comments

• EP also conditions visa liberalisation with border demarcation (Koha Ditore)
• Visa liberalisation postponed, demarcation remains a problem (Zëri)
• Montenegro rules out review of border-demarcation agreement (Koha)
• Kosovo PM calls for development aid projects (Epoka e Re)
• Wisner: I’m disappointed with the setbacks in Kosovo (Zëri)
• UNMIK has issued 36 arrest warrants (Kosova Sot)

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UNMIK Headlines 2 June

By   /  02/06/2016  /  UNMIK Media Reports - Morning Edition  /  No Comments

• EULEX’s mandate extended to 14 June 2018 (Koha)
• President Thaçi to visit Brussels next week (Koha)
• “Government has not enough votes to ratify demarcation deal” (Kosova Sot)
• Reuters: Visa liberalization for Kosovo postponed? (Epoka e Re)
• Mustafa: Law on Trepça will be finalized before November (Koha)
• “Women to lead fight against extremism” (Zeri)
• Two EP members want to stop Kosovo’s EU prospects due to Wahhabism (Koha)
• Thaçi: Why Kosovo and the Balkans found relief in Austria’s election result (Euractiv)

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UNMIK Headlines 27 May

By   /  27/05/2016  /  UNMIK Media Reports - Morning Edition  /  No Comments

• Prime Minister Mustafa says there will be changes in government (Lajmi)
• Fajon questions conditioning of visas with border demarcation (dailies)
• Selimi: We will travel without visas during summer (RTK/RTV Dukagjini)
• Dialogue on cadastral records failed (Tribuna Channel)
• Kosovo, Serbia delegations to discuss telecom in Brussels today (Kosovapress)
• Vetëvendosje against Court’s ruling in Deçan/Dečani (Telegrafi)
• Delawie: Kosovo should be part of Europe (media)
• Kosovo leads the world in approval of U.S. leadership (Koha)
• One Serb injured, one Albanian arrested in a Mitrovica brawl (Koha)

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Fajon announces ambitious visa liberalisation plan for Kosovo (RTK)

By   /  24/05/2016  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The first debate at the European Parliament on the proposal of the European Commission for granting visa liberalisation for Kosovo is expected to take place this Thursday. Even though the majority of European Parliament members support the view of lifting visa requirements for the people of Kosovo, the voting procedure could extend beyond summer. The […]

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