Kosovo

Vucic – Kosovo Will Get UN Chair Only Through Agreement With SerbiaPhoto: Tanjug / Zoran Zestic

Vucic – Kosovo Will Get UN Chair Only Through Agreement With Serbia

“President Aleksandar Vucic says there is ‘no chance Kosovo will get a chair in the United Nations, except an agreement with Serbia.’ He said that Kosovo cannot get a place in the UN ‘under such conditions of political polarization and the existence of a multi-polar world.’ Vucic also […]

Demarcation Back in Kosovo ParliamentPhoto: Kosova Press

Demarcation Back in Kosovo Parliament

“Kosovo’s government has decided to reopen the parliamentary debate on a border demarcation deal with Montenegro. A government statement issued on Monday said the Cabinet decided to seek ratification of the border deal in Parliament, where it lacked sufficient support for approval earlier this year and led to […]

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: PM Haradinaj Removed from Interpol List; Deputy PM Hoxhaj Meets Diaspora in Bronx, Including City Councilman; Serwer – Bondsteel Shouldn’t Be Permanent Military BasePhoto: Traveleks

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: PM Haradinaj Removed from Interpol List; Deputy PM Hoxhaj Meets Diaspora in Bronx, Including City Councilman; Serwer – Bondsteel Shouldn’t Be Permanent Military Base

“The Kosovar justice minister says Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has been removed from an international arrest warrant issued by Serbia. ‘Today, I was informed that Interpol has removed 18 people from Kosovo that are wanted by Serbia and this list also includes the prime minister,’ Justice Minister Abelard […]

What Is Balkan News Saying About the Atlantic Council Event?Photo: Atlantic Council

What Is Balkan News Saying About the Atlantic Council Event?

What a busy day it was for us at Balkan Insider at the Atlantic Council event “A Coming Storm? Shaping a Balkan Future in an Era of Uncertainty.” We live tweeted the event from our Twitter, @Balkan_Insider and now we are here to compile a list of local […]

Thaci Receives New KFOR CommanderPhoto: RTK Live

Thaci Receives New KFOR Commander

“The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, received today the new KFOR Commander, General Salvatore Cuoci. President Thaci welcomed General Salvatore Cuoci to Kosovo, wishing him good luck on his new assignment. He said that KFOR is continuing to do a wonderful job in Kosovo. ‘Thanks […]

Tillerson Talks Balkans: “Bloodlines should no longer be battle lines”Photo: cnn.com

Tillerson Talks Balkans: “Bloodlines should no longer be battle lines”

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke about the Balkans in his address on Tuesday at the Wilson Center. He spoke about US support for Croatia’s Krk Island Project, and further spoke about continued US support to the Balkans. “The United States recognizes the fragility of the Balkans and […]

12 Agreements Signed Between Albania and Kosovo on Albanian Flag DayPhoto: Twitter

12 Agreements Signed Between Albania and Kosovo on Albanian Flag Day

“The governments of Albania and Kosovo signed Monday on the joint meeting in Korça 12 agreements and understanding memorandums between the two countries, materializing the continuum of Strategic Partnership between the two countries. Overall, the two governments have signed four cooperation agreements on social insurance and integration and […]

Haradinaj Expects Recognition from Serbia at End of DialoguePhoto: Kosova Press

Haradinaj Expects Recognition from Serbia at End of Dialogue

“People in Kosovo expect that Serbia, in the end of the Pristina-Belgrade dialogue, accepts Kosovo’s independence, said Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, during an interview with Deutsche Welle. Haradinaj said that dialogue had some progress until the Brussels agreement from 2013. ‘After the Brussels agreement, the dialogue did not […]

Serbia FM Dacic – If US Involved in Kosovo Talks, We Need Trump AdministrationPhoto: European Western Balkans

Serbia FM Dacic – If US Involved in Kosovo Talks, We Need Trump Administration

“Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic says he does not believe that a change to the format of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue is possible. Speaking for Prva TV late on Monday, (Ivica) Dacic also said that he had no information that former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice could become […]

Ministers of Foreign Affairs Descend on Washington, DCPhoto: Atlantic Council

Ministers of Foreign Affairs Descend on Washington, DC

While Balkan Prime Ministers are in Budapest, the Atlantic Council’s event on Wednesday, A Coming Storm? Shaping a Balkan Future in an Era of Uncertainty will see Balkan Foreign Ministers descend on Washington, D.C. for the one day event. The following Ministers of Foreign Affairs are confirmed and […]