“Serbian judges and prosecutors did not show up at the oath in the office of Kosovo’s Prime Minister Hashim Thaci. Their appointment did not happen, because it’s ‘forbidden by the Republic of Serbia with the intention not to allow integration in the judicial system of Kosovo,’ which has just been released from the Kosovo presidency. The failure of Serbian judges and prosecutors attending was also ‘the failure and inability of the EU as a mediator in the process of implementing the agreement on the judiciary.'” (translated from KosSev)
(Opinion) The Biden Administration Needs a Point Man for the Balkans by @AkriCipa: "The Biden administration needs to retain the Special Envoy position...Congressman @RepEliotEngel would be the perfect fit for the job."
.@POTUS: “We are committed to helping build a world in which the lessons of the Holocaust are taught and in which all human lives are valued.” #WeRemember https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/01/27/statement-by-president-joseph-r-biden-jr-on-international-holocaust-remembrance-day/
"We consider the Washington Agreements still in effect until some change can be possibly made in the future. I expect that we will build on the work that has gone on before." --@USAmbKosovo Kosnett at yesterday's @rtklivecom interview: https://youtu.be/j8JNh7_wLrA
President Biden & Chancellor Merkel discuss W. #Balkans in first conversation.
N. #Macedonia's @Bujar_O, @Dimitrov_Nikola meet with HR @JosepBorrellF & EUSR @MiroslavLajcak.
@albinkurti, 46 others banned from running in Kosovo elections.
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