Kosovo

WEEKEND READ: “Brussels is back into the Balkans, if selectively”Photo: The Guardian

WEEKEND READ: “Brussels is back into the Balkans, if selectively”

“The European Union wants to show it still cares about the Balkans, but not everyone is feeling the love. Brussels has been accused for years of not paying enough attention to the six Western Balkan countries that want to join the bloc. After taking office in 2014, Commission […]

US Company to Invest over $1 Billion in Kosovo Power PlantPhoto: Lajmi

US Company to Invest over $1 Billion in Kosovo Power Plant

“The Kosovo Government and the US Company Contour Global reached an agreement of over 1 billion euro, on construction of new power plant which will become operational in 2023. Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj held a meeting with the Steering Committee on construction of the power plant “Kosova […]

Delawie Optomostic on Truth & Reconciliation CommissionUS Embassy Kosovo

Delawie Optomostic on Truth & Reconciliation Commission

US Ambassador to Kosovo Greg Delawie took to Twitter to congratulate Kosovo on the initial steps being taken for the Truth & Reconciliation Commission. He wrote, “Congratulate #Kosovo on establishing preparatory team for future Truth & Reconciliation Commission. Look forward to following work of non-partisan team to deal […]

Montenegro Takes Over Presidency of A5Photo: European Western Balkans

Montenegro Takes Over Presidency of A5

“Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro Srdjan Darmanovic took place in the ministerial meeting of the US-Adriatic Charter (A5) in Skopje earlier today, which also represented the final activity within the Macedonian chairmanship of the Charter, which will be taken over by Montenegro in January 2018. Ministers of […]

US Urges Serbia to Solve American Bytyqi Brothers CasePhoto: AP

US Urges Serbia to Solve American Bytyqi Brothers Case

“The US State Department said on Tuesday that it has brought a report by the Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre NGO about the cover-up of crimes in Kosovo to the attention of Serbia’s recently-appointed war crimes prosecutor. ‘We believe that those guilty of moving the bodies of Albanian civilians […]

Kosovo Receives German Loan for

Kosovo Receives German Loan for

“Kosovo’s finance ministry said on Monday it signed a 12.95 million euro ($15.2 million) loan agreement with the German government to support various project in Kosovo in 2017. The loan will be used to support youth employment focusing on the reintegration of deported asylum seekers, primary education, waste […]

Zaev Open to International Investigation to Kumanovo AttacksPhoto: Office of the President of Macedonia

Zaev Open to International Investigation to Kumanovo Attacks

“Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has said that there will be an international investigation into a deadly 2015 shoot-out that has strained ties with neighboring Kosovo. Zaev made the comment on December 12 during the first-ever visit by a Macedonian prime minister to Kosovo since it declared independence […]

Head of EU Office in Kosovo – Corrupt Officials Need to Be Dismissed

Head of EU Office in Kosovo – Corrupt Officials Need to Be Dismissed

“Head of the EU Office in Kosovo, Nataliya Apostolova, said the EU is ready to support plan on judiciary for 2018. Apostolova attending the High Level Forum on coordination of donations organised by Kosovo ministry of European Integration, said that she will ask taking swift measures against corrupt […]

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Thaci – Ultimate Goal is Euro-Atlantic Integration; Macedonian PM on Official Visit to Kosovo; Kosovo to Participate Under Own Flag in Russia in World Judo Competition

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Thaci – Ultimate Goal is Euro-Atlantic Integration; Macedonian PM on Official Visit to Kosovo; Kosovo to Participate Under Own Flag in Russia in World Judo Competition

“Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, who is participating at the Conference of Paris, which is taking place within the framework of the International Economic Forum of the Americas, today in front of the participants spoke about the political and economic development of Kosovo within the process of integration into […]