Kosovo

Kosovo Leaders Have Packed Day at the UN General AssemblyPhoto: impakter.com

Kosovo Leaders Have Packed Day at the UN General Assembly

The Kosovo delegation of President Hashim Thaci, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, and Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli began a long week of meetings and negotiations at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York. They met on Monday with representatives from the Milenimum Corporation Challenge, the US State […]

Kosovo Police Start Implementing Law on Car Registration in the Serb-Dominated NorthMitrovica Guide

Kosovo Police Start Implementing Law on Car Registration in the Serb-Dominated North

“On Monday, the Kosovo Police have started implementation of an operation plan to stop participation in traffic of all unregistered vehicles in the northern part of Kosovo inhabited by Serbs. Pristina authorities have never extended their full authority in the north and this has created a heaven for […]

US Ambassador Delawie: We won’t just accept any agreementUS Embassy Kosovo

US Ambassador Delawie: We won’t just accept any agreement

“The outgoing US ambassador to Pristina Greg Delawie said on Monday Washington would not welcome any solution to Kosovo issue eventually reached by the two sides, the Beta news agency reported. In an interview with the Pristina Koha Ditore daily, Delawie said that because the Belgrade – Pristina […]

State Department Balkan Country Reports on TerrorismPhoto: AP

State Department Balkan Country Reports on Terrorism

“BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Overview: Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) remained a cooperative counterterrorism partner and continued to increase its counterterrorism capacity in 2017. Legislative loopholes and lenient sentencing, however, remained major challenges. Some operational domestic coordination exists, but interpersonal and interagency infighting and stovepiping undermined effective cooperation. Extremist ideology and […]

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Kosovo Would Open Embassy in Jerusalem if Recognized; Kosovo Leadership in NY for UNGA; Ambassador Delawie Interview for KosSevUS Embassy Kosovo

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Kosovo Would Open Embassy in Jerusalem if Recognized; Kosovo Leadership in NY for UNGA; Ambassador Delawie Interview for KosSev

“Kosovo’s president, Hashim Thaci, said Thursday that were his country to have an embassy in Israel, he would put it in Jerusalem. ‘If Kosovo were recognized by Israel, I would open the Kosovo Embassy in Jerusalem,’ Thaci explained during an interview with Vizion Plus in Albania. A former paramilitary […]

WEEKEND READ: The Jacobian – “Ninety-Minute Nationalists”

WEEKEND READ: The Jacobian – “Ninety-Minute Nationalists”

“Football grounds in the former Yugoslavia have a grim record of sectarian violence. After the collapse of the postwar socialist state and the region’s descent into all-out war in the 1990s, some stadiums were used for prison camps and even for mass executions. Even in more recent times, football in the Balkans […]

Germany “Skeptical” Over Kosovo-Serbia Border ChangesPhoto: EPA / Valdrin Xhemaj

Germany “Skeptical” Over Kosovo-Serbia Border Changes

“Germany’s foreign minister says that Berlin is skeptical about the idea of a border correction in the talks between Kosovo and Serbia. Heiko Maas, visiting nearby Albania on Wednesday, said that ‘there exists the fear of a domino effect.’ ‘We are skeptical and discreet on that issue,’ he […]

Kosovo Opposition Returns to PArliament Demanding Elections

Kosovo Opposition Returns to PArliament Demanding Elections

“Parliament of Kosovo has decided to hold an extraordinary session on Thursday upon the request of the opposition and two independent MPs. During this session, MPs are expected to vote several international agreements through which Kosovo benefits millions of Euros. Parliamentary speaker, Kadri Veseli has considered the return […]

Serbia to Invest More in Kosovo Serbs

Serbia to Invest More in Kosovo Serbs

“Serbia’s Government plans to meet with Kosovo Serbs’ representatives to present its investment plan for the areas where they make a majority, the Office for Kosovo said on Wednesday, the Beta news agency reported. The agenda for the joint session, to be held in a month, includes the […]

Izetbegovic Interview for Klix: Vucic controversy, BiH Politics, and Ongoing Election Campaignalchetron.com

Izetbegovic Interview for Klix: Vucic controversy, BiH Politics, and Ongoing Election Campaign

“President of the Party of Democratic Action and current BiH Presidency Chairman Bakir Izetbegović claims that the speeches and actions of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic are increasingly controversial, with more and more elements that contradict each other. In an interview for Klix.ba Izetbegovic spoke on Serbian President’s speech […]