Draft-statute of the Association has not been submitted to Brussels

The Management Team in charge for drafting of the statute of the Association of Serb-majority Municipalities has not been submitted to the European Union despite early announcments that it will be finalised on 4 August. The draft statute is expected to be discussed in the next high level meeting of presidents Hashim Thaci of Kosovo and Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia in the EU-facilitated dialogue in Brussels.

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Germany asks suspension of tax, Kosovo’s PM says

Kosovo’s Prime Minister admitted Monday that the two advisors to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who last Saturday visited Kosovo, asked Pristina authorities to suspend tax on Serbian goods. Original post Here

Rasic: Belgrade manipulating Kosovo Serbs

Nenad Rasic, the president of the Serb Progressive Democratic Party, said Belgrade is manipulating Serbs in Kosovo and political entity of Srpska List has been created by Belgrade to manipulate Kosovo Serbs. Original post Here

US, German and British Embassies slam Kosovo for extraditing Turkish citizens

Extradition of six Turkish nationals by Kosovo authorities suspected of their alleged links to Fetullah Gulen’s movement, was in violation in violation with dozens of regulations and marked an “egregious breach of democratic values” that highlights the Kosovo’s intelligence Agency’s susceptibility to political manipulation, the US Embassy in Pristina said …