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Presheva Valley Albanians want Parliament approve a resolution to join Kosovo

Representatives of the Presheva Valley asked the Parliament of Kosovo to approve a resolution allowing them to join Kosovo. The request was made after political representatives of the three municipalities – Presheva, Medvegja and Bujanoc – met on Monday President Hashim Thaci who is promising them addressing of the “correction …

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Presheva Valley leaders to visit Kosovo today

Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci is expected to meet today in his office political representatives of the Presheva Valley. The second visit within a month of the political representatives of the Albanian-run municipalities in Serbia – Presheva, Medvegja and Bujanoc, comes amidst the debate in Kosovo on exchange of territories between …

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Veseli says Vucic wants Ujman Lake belongs to Serbia

Chairman of the Democratic Party of Kosovo, PDK, and Speaker of Parliament, Kadri Veseli, in a Facebook post confirmed that Serbia wants to take over the Ujman Lake located in the Serb-controlled northern part of Kosovo. Original post Here

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KFOR: Nobody is threatening Vucic in Kosovo

After Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic who during his visit to Kosovo was banned from visiting the Drenica region, has reacted KFOR saying that is working in coordination with Institutions in Kosovo and Kosovo Police to ensure the safety of the President of Serbia. Original post Here

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Kosovo Police stops Serbia’s President Vucic from visiting Drenica

Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic, who is visiting Kosovo, on Sunday morning tried to visit the village Banja of Skenderaj which is inhabited by Serbs, but he was turned back by the Kosovo Police. Vucic decided to continue with the planned visit despite Kosovo Government’s order and protests of local Albanians …

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Vucic: Happy to be in Kosovo, I feel great

“I am very happy to be here, I feel great,” these are the first words of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic after he kicked-off his two-day visit to northern part of Kosovo. Original post Here

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Serbia’s Vucic to visit Kosovo tomorrow

Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic in his addressing to nation confirmed he will go ahead with his planned visit to Kosovo on Saturday despite announcements of authorities in Pristina that he would be barred from entering Kosovo territory of he insists visiting the Gazivoda Lake in the north. Vucic challenging Kosovo …

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Veseli tells Thaci not to negotiate Kosovo borders

Parliament Speaker Kadri Veseli urged President Hashim Thaci not to negotiate change of borders during dialogue with Serbia. He said territorial integrity of the state is unnegotiable. The PDK chairman made the statements a day ahead of Thaci’s visit to Brussels when he is expected to meet his Serbian counterpart …

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Minister of Trade and Industry dissmissed at his party’s request

Social-Democratic Initiative – NISMA, a party represented in ruling coalition, asked the Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj to release from duties their member Bajram Hasani as Minister of Trade and Industry. The Government’s spokeswoman Donjeta Gashi confirmed the news to media. Original post Here

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KSF ready to become Kosovo army, says PM Haradinaj

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, met today General Salvatore Farina, Italian Army Chief of Staff. During the meeting Haradinaj said the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) is ready to become army. Original post Here

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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Kosovo PM vows 'uncompromising fight' against terrorism

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, hosted Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the US State Department Coordinator for Counterterrorism. Haradinaj in a Facebook post said that joint with Sales they discussed current political developments in Kosovo. Original post Here

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UN Secretary General looking into UNMIK exit strategy initiative proposed by the US

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres is looking into the US initiative on an exit strategy for UNMIK, Belgrade based news agency Beta reported citing its sources within the UN headquarters on Friday. Original post Here

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Kosovo in continuous contact with NATO over army, PM Haradinaj says

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, said Kosovo is in continuous contact with NATO and expressed his optimism that the country will join NATO. He made the comments a day after the Parliament of Kosovo passed in principle a package of laws on transformation of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into …

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Attack on Albanian house in northern Kosovo

A molotov cocktail was thrown last night at the house of an Albanian living in northern part of Kosovo dominated by Serbs. The motives of the attack remain unknown, whereas the police reported that in addition to material damages no injuries have been reported in this incident. Original post Here

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Palmer: US not advocating solution for Kosovo

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer who is visiting Serbia said that Washington is not advocating any particular solution for Kosovo but is encouraging Belgrade and Pristina to take ownership of the project. Original post Here

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Turkish Foreign Minister to Visit Kosovo

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, will pay an official visit to Kosovo on Friday and Saturday when he will meet senior state officials, including President Hashim Thaci and Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj. Original post Here

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Albanian PM Blesses ‘Newborn Kosovo Army’

Kosovo Parliament has on Thursday unanimously approved in principle a package of laws on transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into Army of Kosovo. Following the approval of the three draft laws, the Republic of Kosovo is a step closer of establishing its Army. Original post Here

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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Kosovo PM vows 'uncompromising fight' against terrorism

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, hosted Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the US State Department Coordinator for Counterterrorism. Haradinaj in a Facebook post said that joint with Sales they discussed current political developments in Kosovo. Original post Here

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UN Secretary General looking into UNMIK exit strategy initiative proposed by the US

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres is looking into the US initiative on an exit strategy for UNMIK, Belgrade based news agency Beta reported citing its sources within the UN headquarters on Friday. Original post Here

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Kosovo in continuous contact with NATO over army, PM Haradinaj says

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, said Kosovo is in continuous contact with NATO and expressed his optimism that the country will join NATO. He made the comments a day after the Parliament of Kosovo passed in principle a package of laws on transformation of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into …

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Attack on Albanian house in northern Kosovo

A molotov cocktail was thrown last night at the house of an Albanian living in northern part of Kosovo dominated by Serbs. The motives of the attack remain unknown, whereas the police reported that in addition to material damages no injuries have been reported in this incident. Original post Here

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Palmer: US not advocating solution for Kosovo

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer who is visiting Serbia said that Washington is not advocating any particular solution for Kosovo but is encouraging Belgrade and Pristina to take ownership of the project. Original post Here

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Turkish Foreign Minister to Visit Kosovo

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, will pay an official visit to Kosovo on Friday and Saturday when he will meet senior state officials, including President Hashim Thaci and Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj. Original post Here

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Albanian PM Blesses ‘Newborn Kosovo Army’

Kosovo Parliament has on Thursday unanimously approved in principle a package of laws on transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into Army of Kosovo. Following the approval of the three draft laws, the Republic of Kosovo is a step closer of establishing its Army. Original post Here