“The country’s president, Hashim Thaci, during his visit to the United States, has announced that he will meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, US National Security Adviser John Bolton and former US President George Bush.

Thaci has said that with US partners will talk about reaching a final agreement with Serbia, which according to him will enable Kosovo to sit in the United Nations, join NATO and the European Union, convey news.com.” (translated from RTK)

“Police in Kosovo have arrested three men over the murder of the Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic. As a moderate, Ivanovic had been considered capable of building bridges between ethnic Albanians and Serbs.

Kosovo police arrested three men early on Friday on suspicion of involvement in the murder of prominent Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic earlier this year.

The men, all ethnic Serbs, were said to have been living in the northern part of the town of Mitrovica, where Ivanovic was assassinated in front of his office in January.

Police said they had seized evidence for the case during raids on four locations. According to a prosecutor’s statement, illegal weapons were among the materials found.” (Deutsche Welle)

“Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said on Thursday that the 100-percent import tax for goods from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina will remain in power until Serbia recognizes Kosovo.
In his speech at the Kosovo Assembly, Haradinaj said: ‘In our capacity, we will use the rights that we have, we will respect ourselves and those who respect us. The established measures should be permanent until recognition until Serbia recognizes us. It is not good for Kosovo to suffer until the independence of Kosovo is recognized.'” (RTK)