Kosovo

Newsletter 1/17/2019: Putin’s Agenda Includes Greater Balkans. Putin Assassination Plot Foiled. Kolinda Visits Erdogan in Turkey. Ivanovic Assassination 1 Year Anniversary.

Newsletter 1/17/2019: Putin’s Agenda Includes Greater Balkans. Putin Assassination Plot Foiled. Kolinda Visits Erdogan in Turkey. Ivanovic Assassination 1 Year Anniversary.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY WEEKEND READ: “Want to Cultivate a Liberal European Islam? Look to Bosnia.” by Riada Asimovic Akyol for The Atlantic:”When French President Emmanuel Macron said last summer that he would create a new “framework and rules” for Islamic institutions in France, he […]

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: First Synagogue and Jewish Museum in Kosovo; Slovenian Defense Minister in Kosovo – We need to keep KFOR troops here; Kosovo Tariff Hurt Serbia Over $35 Million; Qatar Charity Aids Orphans

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: First Synagogue and Jewish Museum in Kosovo; Slovenian Defense Minister in Kosovo – We need to keep KFOR troops here; Kosovo Tariff Hurt Serbia Over $35 Million; Qatar Charity Aids Orphans

“Earlier this month, about 40 people gathered at a Catholic-owned hotel in Kosovo’s second city to light the sixth candle of Hanukkah. The Friday night ceremony was jointly organized by Votem Demiri, the 72-year-old patriarch of Kosovo’s tiny Jewish community, with help from Dr. Irfan Daullxhiu, a Muslim […]

Western Balkans Leaders Meet EU OfficialsPhoto: Twitter

Western Balkans Leaders Meet EU Officials

“European Union (EU) High Representative Federica Mogherini said on Wednesday the Western Balkans leaders were united in supporting the Skopje – Athens agreement on a new name for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the Belgrade – Pristina dialogue on normalisation of relations, the Beta news agency […]

NATO to “Re-examine Level of Engagement” in Kosovo

NATO to “Re-examine Level of Engagement” in Kosovo

“The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had a phone call today with Mr Ramush Haradinaj of Kosovo. He informed Mr Haradinaj that the North Atlantic Council had an initial discussion on the recently adopted laws on the transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF). The Secretary General informed […]

Haradinaj: Tariffs stay until recognition from Bosnia and SerbiaPhoto: EPA / Valdrin Xhemaj

Haradinaj: Tariffs stay until recognition from Bosnia and Serbia

“Ramush Haradinaj, Kosovo’s Prime Minister, said on Wednesday the customs duties on goods from Serbia and Bosnia were not intended against their people but aimed to make both Belgrade and Sarajevo recognise Pristina’s independence declared in 2008, the Beta news agency reported. He said Bosnia and Herzegovina was […]