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Kosovo Serbs Continue Protest in the North Against TariffPhoto: Maja Ficovic/RFE/RL

Kosovo Serbs Continue Protest in the North Against Tariff

“Hundreds of Kosovo Serbs protested in Mitrovica North again on Wednesday asking the Government of Kosovo to rescind 100 percent tariffs on imports from Serbia. They stated that protests will continue until the decision is revoked. Waving Serbia’s flags and holding placards against the customs fee on Serbia’s […]

Federica Mogherini Speaks to Hashim ThaciPhoto: European Commission

Federica Mogherini Speaks to Hashim Thaci

“Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, spoke on the phone to President Hashim Thaci this afternoon to review the latest developments in the context of the EU facilitated Dialogue for normalisation of relations between Kosovo and Serbia. The High Representative […]

European Parliament Discusses Serbia’s Progress Towards EU MembershipPhoto: The Srpska Times

European Parliament Discusses Serbia’s Progress Towards EU Membership

“The European Parliament (EP) starts discussing Serbia’s progress towards the European Union full membership on Wednesday with worries about the state of free speech and media freedom in the country, N1 reported. In his report, David McAllister, the EU rapporteur for Serbia, greeted the country’s economic progress, saying […]

BiH Foreign Minister in Belgrade: No Retaliation From BiH and Serbia Against Kosovo TariffsPhoto: Office of the President of Serbia

BiH Foreign Minister in Belgrade: No Retaliation From BiH and Serbia Against Kosovo Tariffs

“Belgrade and Sarajevo agreed on Tuesday not to introduce any retaliatory moves against Kosovo’s decision to launch the 100 per cent import tariffs on goods from Serbia and Bosnia, the Beta news agency reported. Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic met separately in Belgrade with […]

Four Kosovo Serb Mayors in North Resign, Protests Rock the NorthMitrovica Guide

Four Kosovo Serb Mayors in North Resign, Protests Rock the North

“The Mayor of North Mitrovica, Goran Rakic, handed in his resignation today and the Assembly deputies signed a declaration on the termination of communication, cooperation, all business and institutional relations with the institutions in Pristina at an extraordinary municipal session held in North Mitrovica. The mayors and assembly […]

Montenegro Summons Serbian Ambassador Over Coup Suspect Fleeing to Embassy

Montenegro Summons Serbian Ambassador Over Coup Suspect Fleeing to Embassy

“Montenegro has summoned the Serbian ambassador to Podgorica after a suspect on trial over a failed 2016 coup attempt fled to Serbia’s Embassy to avoid detention. Montenegro’s Foreign Ministry said it requested Serbia’s official position on the matter on November 26, three days after Branka Milic walked out […]

NY Times: “In Serbia, a Former Military Base Finds a New Role”

NY Times: “In Serbia, a Former Military Base Finds a New Role”

“Piles of prefabricated concrete panels are stacked neatly on a construction site in this small city of about 260,000 in southern Serbia. A handful of cranes move the pieces up and down, back and forth. Assembling apartment units looks as easy as playing with Lego blocks and as […]

Belgrade Sends Official Protest to CEFTA Over Kosovo TariffsPhoto: Cord Magazine

Belgrade Sends Official Protest to CEFTA Over Kosovo Tariffs

“Serbia’s Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said on Tuesday she submitted an official request to the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) Secretariat for consultations regarding Pristina’s decision to introduce the 100 percent import tariffs on goods from Serbia and Bosnia in violation of the agreement, the FoNet news […]