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All sides should refrain from provocations – OSCE (Serbian media, B92)

By   /  29/03/2018  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

OSCE Chairman-in-Office Italian FM Angelino Alfano and OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger have called on Belgrade and Pristina to return to dialogue. “In light of the March 26 events in northern Kosovo and subsequent developments, the OSCE chairmanship-in-office and the OSCE secretary general call on all sides to refrain from provocations and reengage in constructive […]

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Prosecution from Mitrovica announced cooperation with Belgrade (RTS)

By   /  22/01/2018  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

The Department of Serious Crimes of the Basic Prosecutor’s Office in Mitrovica expressed readiness to provide information to the Belgrade Prosecutor’s Office for Organized Crime regarding the murder of Oliver Ivanovic, reports Radio Television of Serbia (RTS). The Kosovo Ministry of Justice’s reply to the Ministry of Justice of Serbia states that the prosecution will […]

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Mitrovica: Arrested six persons suspected of dealing with prostitution (Kontakt plus radio)

By   /  14/12/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Six people, three Serbs and three Albanians have been arrested in the Mitrovica region, and are suspected of committing a criminal offense of “prostitution,” the Kosovo police states. The police operation was conducted in three different locations in the Mitrovica region, where the arrested persons were suspected of involvement in illegal activities, commencing a crime […]

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Bahtiri hails joint efforts of Albanian and Serb firefighters in putting out fires in Mitrovica region (Klan Kosova)

By   /  08/08/2017  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

Mitrovica Mayor, Agim Bahtiri, has commended the efforts of Albanian and Serb firefighters in putting out wildfires that broke out in the region of Mitrovica over the weekend. He said cooperation between Serb and Albanian firefighters should serve as an example of how municipalities can work together and serve their residents, regardless of ethnic background.

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UNMIK Headlines 15 May

By   /  15/05/2017  /  UNMIK Media Reports  /  No Comments

LDK against the idea of a broad pre-election coalition (Koha Ditore)
Veseli: Elections came as consequence of Mustafa’s failure (Epoka e Re)
Haradinaj: Internationals to settle Kosovo-Serbia outstanding issues (Koha)
Xharra in a stable condition following assault (Koha/Insajderi)
Hoyt hopes new Kosovo prime minister will ratify demarcation (Lajmi)
Rakic blames EU for murders in the north (Zëri)

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UNMIK Headlines 21 April

By   /  21/04/2017  /  UNMIK Media Reports  /  No Comments

• Apostolova: Border demarcation not the only visa condition (Koha Ditore)
• PM Mustafa nominates Todosijevic for Minister (Lajmi/Bota Sot)
• Government silent on suspension of construction works in Mitrovica (Koha)
• Serbian List: None of us met Mustafa about army (Lajmi.net)
• Special prosecution files indictment on war crimes charges (Zeri)
• Decan historians threaten with blocking of roads (Epoka e Re)

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Mayor Bahtiri condemns recent incidents in Mitrovica (Telegrafi)

By   /  20/04/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Mitrovica Mayor, Agim Bahtiri, has strongly condemned the recent incidents in both the southern and northern parts of the city saying they were happening at a time when the situation is generally calm and the interethnic relations are improving. He said the latest incidents targeting members of Serbian as well as Albanian communities were unacceptable […]

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UNMIK Headlines 20 March

By   /  20/03/2017  /  UNMIK Media Reports  /  No Comments

• Mustafa will not submit law on army without NATO and US consent (Koha)
• President Thaci insists on the army (Epoka)
• Thaci insists army to be formed in cooperation with internationals (Koha)
• Thaci: Internationals can convince Belgrade in 5 minutes (Epoka)
• Liberalization after demarcation and fight against corruption (Koha)
• Hoxhaj indicates new recognitions in New York (Koha)
• Vucic admits he cannot go to Kosovo without Pristina’s permission (Epoka)
• Recica: Dialogue suspended due to Serbia’s destructive actions (Epoka)
• Kosovo bus attacked in Serbia (Koha/Lajmi)
• Albanian and Serb doctors to meet in Mitrovica today (Telegrafi)

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Delawie visits Mitrovica Bridge (media)

By   /  10/03/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Several news websites report that the United States Ambassador in Pristina, Greg Delawie, visited the main bridge in Mitrovica on Thursday. “Glad to see the Mitrovica Bridge renovated and open for pedestrians. Positive result of the EU dialogue,” Delawie wrote on his Twitter account.

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Reopening of Mitrovica Bridge postponed to May (BIRN)

By   /  09/03/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Mitrovica South Mayor Agim Bahtiri told BIRN that due partly to increased political tensions in the northern part of Kosovo, the reopening of the bridge that links the Albanian and the Serb-inhabited parts of the divided city of Mitrovica has been postponed to May. “Problems that arose from the construction of the wall have resulted […]

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“Main Ibar Bridge won’t be opened this weekend” (B92, Beta, Večernje Novosti)

By   /  02/03/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Despite the Kosovo Albanian politicians claims, Federica Mogherini will not attend the opening of the main bridge on the Ibar in Kosovska Mitrovica on March 4. The reason, according to Beta, that is quoting the daily Vecernje Novosti, is that the bridge will not be opened then. Mayor of Northern Mitrovica Goran Rakic told the […]

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Mitrovica North protests over Albanian street names in Suhodoll/Suvi Do (Koha)

By   /  01/03/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The move by Mitrovica municipal authorities to put up Albanian street names in the village of Suhodoll/Suvi Do has led to the reaction of Mitrovica North Mayor Goran Rakic who warned that “unilateral actions will not be tolerated.”  “I reemphsise that the southern and northern municipalities of Mitrovica have not signed the memorandum on their […]

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