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Kurti for NIN: “ZSO – dead letter on paper; Serbs to turn to more moderate Serb parties” (Kontakt plus radio, Danas, N1)

By   /  17/10/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Kurti for NIN: “ZSO – dead letter on paper; Serbs to turn to more moderate Serb parties” (Kontakt plus radio, Danas, N1)

I am aware of the pressures Serbs are experiencing from Serbia’s parallel structures in Kosovo, one of which is the Serbian List, but the Serb community in Kosovo should gain strength and rebuild behind the more moderate Serb parties and politicians in Kosovo, Self-determination leader Albin Kurti said in an interview with Belgrade based weekly […]

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Serbia needs agreement on Kosovo for EU integration process, says German envoy (TV Prva, Beta, N1)

By   /  02/10/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Serbia needs agreement on Kosovo for EU integration process, says German envoy (TV Prva, Beta, N1)

The German Ambassador in Belgrade Thomas Schieb said on Wednesday that Serbia needs a comprehensive agreement with Kosovo to take what he called a decisive step in its European integration process. ”Germany wants to see the comprehensive agreement reached through a dialogue,” he told TV Prva adding that Serbia must resolve the Kosovo problem to […]

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Pacolli: Haradinaj is stubborn, all the others would abolish tariffs on Serbian goods (KTV, B92, Beta)

By   /  02/10/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Pacolli: Haradinaj is stubborn, all the others would abolish tariffs on Serbian goods (KTV, B92, Beta)

Kosovo Foreign Affairs Minister Behgjet Pacolli said that any other politician elected for the new Prime Minister would abolish tariffs, except Ramush Haradinaj. “I repeat, winner of the election, the future prime minister who says he will keep the tariffs, is lying. I exclude Haradinaj from this because I know him as stubborn and when […]

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Thaci promises new Kosovo government will abolish tariffs (Vecernje Novosti)

By   /  24/09/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Thaci promises new Kosovo government will abolish tariffs (Vecernje Novosti)

Belgrade based daily Vecernje Novosti claims that Kosovo President Hashim Thaci ”publicly promised in New York” that the new government, once it is formed after the elections, will abolish 100% tariffs on goods from central Serbia. ”As Novosti unofficially finds out, Thaci said this on Sunday at a traditional informal dinner organised for the leaders […]

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Vucic willing to deal on Kosovo but angered by tariffs, US Senator Murphy says (N1)

By   /  18/09/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Vucic willing to deal on Kosovo but angered by tariffs, US Senator Murphy says (N1)

US Senator Chris Murphy believes that Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic is willing to recognize Kosovo but is angry over the 100 percent tariffs imposed by Pristina on goods from Serbia. Regional broadcaster N1 reported that Republican Senator Ron Johnson wrote on his blog about his recent visit to Belgrade, saying: ”We both believe that he […]

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Haradinaj: If Serbia denies Kosovo recognition, why sit with them at the table (B92, Klan Kosova, Kosovo online)

By   /  06/09/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Haradinaj: If Serbia denies Kosovo recognition, why sit with them at the table (B92, Klan Kosova, Kosovo online)

Outgoing Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj stated that if Serbia denies Kosovo recognition, there is no sense in discussing things with them, reports B92 portal quoting Kosovo based media. Leader of the Alliance for the Future of Kosovo (AAK), Ramush Haradinaj justified his decision to impose 100% tariffs to Serbian goods, presenting what coalition AAK-PDK […]

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Hahn: Revoking the tariffs is crucial (RTS)

By   /  30/08/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Hahn: Revoking the tariffs is crucial (RTS)

EU Commissioner for Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said in Helsinki that the positive outcome of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue is of crucial importance for the European perspective of an entire Western Balkan region, RTS reports. He urged Pristina authorities once again to revoke the tariffs on the goods from Serbia. “It is crucial that the tariffs […]

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Trajkovic: There is no one to revoke tariffs (Danas)

By   /  22/07/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Trajkovic: There is no one to revoke tariffs (Danas)

Resignation of the Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj would have major consequences on Serbia as it would postpone continuation of Belgrade-Pristina dialogue for at least 90 days, or perhaps even longer given that extraordinary parliamentary elections might take place in Kosovo, Belgrade-based daily Danas writes today. The daily added regular elections are to take place […]

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Blic: Haradinaj got out of control (Tanjug, B92)

By   /  22/07/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Blic: Haradinaj got out of control (Tanjug, B92)

It is expected that Ramush Haradinaj’s resignation would unblock Belgrade-Pristina negotiations, and the tariffs would be suspended temporarily, Belgrade-based daily Blic reports. According to the daily, all powerful centers had suggested to Haradinaj to suspend imposed tariffs, and the problem was in the fact that he was an explicit opponent of any border corrections or […]

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Vucic: No reason to rejoice, Haradinaj’s resignation politically motivated move (B92, Serbian media)

By   /  22/07/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Vucic: No reason to rejoice, Haradinaj’s resignation politically motivated move (B92, Serbian media)

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic spoke in a press conference on Saturday regarding Ramush Haradinaj’s resignation and its potential implications, B92 reports. “I understand rejoice, in a way a kind of satisfaction due to the fact that Ramush Haradinaj was summoned by the court. However, there is no reason to get excited about it. We will […]

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Blic: Macron to appoint special envoy for Western Balkans (Blic)

By   /  18/07/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Blic: Macron to appoint special envoy for Western Balkans (Blic)

French President Emmanuel Macron plans to appoint a special envoy for the Western Balkans, who would have an active role in resolving the Kosovo issue, Belgrade-based Blic daily reports today. According to unofficial findings, President Macron has informed Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic about the plan during his visit to Serbia. The daily further continues Macron […]

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Belgrade ready to welcome French President; Euronews comes to Serbia (TV N1)

By   /  15/07/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Belgrade ready to welcome French President; Euronews comes to Serbia (TV N1)

After eight months of delay caused by problems at home, French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in Belgrade on Monday for a two-day official visit expected to patch up recent disagreements between Serbia and France, otherwise traditional friends, N1 reported. Serbian capital is decorated with French and Serbian flags along the route President Macron is going […]

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