Apostolova urges Kosovo leaders not to raise expectations on waving visas

Kosovo’s Ministry of European Integration launched on Wednesday an awareness campaign on visa liberalisation as the country is making final steps to get visa-free regime with the EU Schengen area. The campaign is aimed at informing citizens what they should expect in terms of rights and obligations under a visa free regime. The event was attended by the Head of EU Office in Kosovo, Nataliya Apostolova, German Ambassador Christian Heldt, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj and Minister of EU Integration Dhurata Hoxha.

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Army to be deployed throughout Kosovo territory, KSF Commander says

Future Army of Kosovo will be deployed throughout the territory of Kosovo, says Kosovo Security Force (KSF) Commander, General Lieutenant, Rrahman Rama. He said approval of laws in Parliament on Thursday on transition of the KSF into army is one of the most important milestones for the state of Kosovo. …

US Embassy comments Kosovo's initiative to transform Security Force into Army

US Embassy to Kosovo continues to support disciplined and transparent transition of the KSF into a professional, multi-ethnic, NATO interoperable army with limited mandate of territorial self-defence. This was confirmed to Gazeta Express by the US Embassy in Pristina commenting the laws that the Kosovo Parliament passed on Thursday, enabling …

Turkey calls for closure of Gulen schools in Kosovo

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 …