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Amb. Delawie on Kosovo Recognition

Amb. Delawie on Kosovo Recognition

“‘The US support for Kosovo is steadfast and unchanging. The fact of the independence of Kosovo is irreversible. We urge countries that have not yet formally recognized this fact, do such a thing and in doing so, affect the guarantee of peace and stability in the Balkans and help […]

Thaci – KSF to Army Will Benefit Region

Thaci – KSF to Army Will Benefit Region

“The President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, participated today in the open debate with civil society on the topic ‘The stance of the Serb community on the change of the mandate of the Kosovo Security Force,’ organized by the Kosovar Center for Security Studies (KCSS) and the Security Policy […]

What Did Suriname Just Do To Kosovo?

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has produced a letter that the South American country of Suriname has revoked its recognition of Kosovo. The Kosovo Ministry of Foreign says it has received no such note. Halil Toshi, an adviser to Prime Minister Ramsuh Haradinaj has said, ‘In international law it […]

What Was Said in Tense Vucic-Yee Meeting?

What Was Said in Tense Vucic-Yee Meeting?

“‘America supports an independent republic of Kosovo. He (Yee) told me, ‘you cannot encroach on the territorial integrity of Kosovo.’ I replied, ‘and you encroach on touch the territorial integrity of Serbia nine years ago’. I told him that to his face,” Vucic said, referring to the unilateral […]

Serbian Dialoge on Kosovo Launched

Serbian Dialoge on Kosovo Launched

“The ‘Internal Dialogue on Kosovo‘, initiated by President Aleksandar Vucic, has started with a meeting of a working group set up to support the process. It is tasked with hearing “opinions on KiM (Kosovo and Metohija),” Tanjug reported on Monday. As the working group’s chair Marko Djuric said […]

World Bank Raises Kosovo’s GDP Growth Forecast in 2017

World Bank Raises Kosovo’s GDP Growth Forecast in 2017

“The World Bank said on Thursday it has raised its forecast for Kosovo`s economic growth in 2017 to 4.1% from 3.9% projected in June. “Growth – projected at percent in 2017 and 4.2 in 2018 – will be driven by growing consumption, and public investment,” the World Bank […]

Amb. Delawie Speaks at Crime Victims’ Rights Week Conference in Kosovo

Amb. Delawie Speaks at Crime Victims’ Rights Week Conference in Kosovo

“I am extremely proud that the U.S. Embassy has strongly supported this week since its inception eight years ago, and each year that I’ve spoken I have had the pleasure of highlighting the significant progress that Kosovo has made on crime victims’ rights.  As always, there is more […]

New Rapporteur for Kosovo is Slovene Soltes

New Rapporteur for Kosovo is Slovene Soltes

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci met today with departing Rapporteur for Kosovo Ulrike Lunacek and incoming Rapporteur Igor Soltes from Slovenia. Thaci thanked Lunacek for her service to Kosovo stating, “You have been Kosovo’s voice in Brussels and of Brussels in Kosovo. A sincere and constructive voice.” New rapporteur Soltes has been a Member […]

Budva to Host Regional Economic Meeting Nov. 2-3

Budva to Host Regional Economic Meeting Nov. 2-3

” The Chamber of Economy of Montenegro (CEM), in cooperation with the Ministry of Science, is organizing the seventh regional conference on economics – Montenegro in 2017, which will be held on November 2-3 at Hotel Splendid in Budva.  About 500 representatives of government, business community, scientists and experts […]

Kosovo Weekend Recap: Kosovo to Apply to EU, Police Arrests Gulen Sympathizer in Prizren, Arbrashi Cancels Second Round Debate for Pristina Mayor, and Srpska Lista Won’t Support RKS Army

Kosovo Weekend Recap: Kosovo to Apply to EU, Police Arrests Gulen Sympathizer in Prizren, Arbrashi Cancels Second Round Debate for Pristina Mayor, and Srpska Lista Won’t Support RKS Army

“Minister of European Integration Dhurata Hoxha said that Kosovo will apply for candidate status to the European Union in order to obtain candidate status in 2020. Although it seems ambitious, with a strong will and national consensus could turn Kosovo into a potential candidate for EU integration, according […]