Kosovo

Kosovo Drafts Terrorism Strategy ProposalPhoto: Suhejlo

Kosovo Drafts Terrorism Strategy Proposal

Kosovo’s government has published the draft of the National Strategy Against Terrorism and Action Plan 2018-20122 on November 10, 2017. The draft relies on the Kosovo Security Forces to combat terrorism. “The Ministry of the Kosovo Security Forces….actively participates in the defense and response to possible terrorist attacks.” “Around […]

IMF to Balkans: Reform!

IMF to Balkans: Reform!

“Balkan nations need to develop a legal framework for dealing with bad loans, speed up judicial reforms and improve bankruptcy and insolvency laws to improve their economic prospects, the International Monetary Fund said in report on Monday. The report on six western Balkan nations – Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, […]

Kosovo Amb Citaku and Serbia FM Dacic Square Up  in UNPhoto: impakter.com

Kosovo Amb Citaku and Serbia FM Dacic Square Up in UN

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and Kosovo Ambassador to the USVlora Citaku have faced off at a UN Security Council session on Kosovo. Their statements focused on the European Union facilitated dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, the status of the UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), and the status of […]

Amb. Delawie Urges Kosovo to Ratify; Demarcation Commission RespondsUS Embassy Kosovo

Amb. Delawie Urges Kosovo to Ratify; Demarcation Commission Responds

The US Embassy in Kosovo has released a statement on November 14, 2017, urging the Kosovo government to ratify the border demarcation and “promote the interests of Kosovo’s citizens in this matter.” “The U.S. Embassy was disappointed by the new border commission’s report to the Assembly Committee on European […]

Reports on Russian Influence in Kosovo and Macedonia

Reports on Russian Influence in Kosovo and Macedonia

“Kosovar Center for Security Studies recently published a report on the Russian presence in Kosovo and how the Russian influence is exercised internally, but also in regard to the country’s international status. The report is part of a growing interest of research community in Europe on how Russia […]

US Amb. Delawie to Kosovo: Find a Way to Fight CorruptionPhoto: US Embassy Kosovo

US Amb. Delawie to Kosovo: Find a Way to Fight Corruption

“The United States Ambassador in Kosovo, Greg Delawie, said today that Kosovo has improved the climate for doing business and added that entrepreneurs must fight corruption. It is apparent that your interest in developing entrepreneurship coincides with the 2018 Doing Business Report, moving from 60th to 40th place. […]

Thaci at Kosovo Security Forces Promotion Ceremony of Non-majority CommunitiesPhoto:RTKLive

Thaci at Kosovo Security Forces Promotion Ceremony of Non-majority Communities

“The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, attended today the promotion ceremony of the five members of the non-majority communities in the First Battalion of the Kosovo Security Force. President Thaci initially congratulated for this great step of the KSF towards the building of a professional […]

Dacic in NYC for UN Security Council Meeting on KosovoPhoto: European Western Balkans

Dacic in NYC for UN Security Council Meeting on Kosovo

“Serbia’s First Deputy PM and Foreign Minister (Ivica Dacic) will on Tuesday represent his country at a UN Security Council session dedicated to Kosovo. The meeting at the UN headquarters in New York will consider the UN secretary-general’s latest report on the work of the UN mission (UNMIK) […]