“In her resignation letter to the UN Secretary General, the outgoing US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, urged the UN to withdraw its mission to Kosovo, UNMIK, saying it had long ago fulfilled its mandate.

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, who unexpectedly resigned on October 9, asked the UN in her resignation letter to withdraw its mission from Kosovo, saying its work was done.” (Balkan Insight)


“The parliament in Kosovo, Europe’s newest independent state which relies on NATO troops for its protection, voted on Thursday to set up a 5,000-strong national army though its Serb minority said the move was illegal.
Serb deputies, backed by Belgrade which does not recognize Kosovo’s independence, have blocked any such move in the past saying creation of a national army required a change to the constitution.

But three laws promoted by the Kosovo government and passed by a parliamentary vote on Thursday simply upgraded the mandate of the lightly-armed domestic Kosovo Security Force (KSF) to become a national army – something which the government said did not require any changes to the constitution.” (Voice of America)


“Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Çavusoglu who is visiting Kosovo, asked the Government of Kosovo to close all schools of the ‘FETO’ organisation, sponsored by religious leader Fetulah Gulen, an organisation which as Çavusoglu said is a terrorist organisation responsible for killing of over 200 people during a failed coup in Turkey in 2016.” (Gazeta Express)