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EU’s Mogherini urges Kosovo revoke the tax and resume dialogue

EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, spoke on Friday by phone with Kosovo President Hashim Thaci. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s President expects accountable decisions be taken in coming days

President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, took Facebook on Thursday evening revealing details of a meeting he and other institutional leaders of the country, held with the US Ambassador to Kosovo, Philip S. Kosnett. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s President, US National Security Advisor, speak by phone

Kosovo’s President, Hashim Thaci, spoke today with US National Security Advisor John Bolton by phone, Thaci confirmed in social media. Original post Here

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US Ambassador urges Kosovo to suspend tax

US Ambassador to Kosovo, Philip Kosnett, keeps insisting the tax on Serbian goods should be suspended, noting however the US gave no ultimatum to Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj to rescind the tariffs on goods imported from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Original post Here

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NATO reminds Kosovo leaders no KSF deployment in north

Admiral James Foggo, the commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and the Allied Joint Forces Command Naples who visited Kosovo Thursday met President Hashim Thaci, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj and Minister for Communities to discuss current security situation in Kosovo. Original post Here

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Kosovo Serb minister in Haradinaj’s Government to be dismissed on Saturday

Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj is expected to dismiss this week minister of Agriculture, Nenad Rikalo, who is member of Srpska List, a partner in his Government. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s PM Haradinaj announces dramatic developments this week

US Ambassador to Kosovo, Philip Kosnett, met on Thursday Kosovo’s President, Prime Minister and leaders of ruling coalition, amidst debate on suspending 100 percent tax on Serbian imports. The US Ambassador called on authorities in Pristina to suspend tax and resume EU-facilitated dialogue with Belgrade. Original post Here

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Partition in Kosovo will lead to violence south of Iber, according to expert

Partitioning Kosovo in which Serb-majority northern Kosovo is united with Serbia, as part of arrangements of a final agreement with Serbia, would bring bloodshed, says legal expert Enver Hasani. Original post Here

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US Ambassador criticises government on failing to fight corruption

US Ambassador to Kosovo, Philip Kosnett, commenting findings of the Transparency International’s new report on perceived levels of public-sector corruption, said ranking of Kosovo should concern every citizen. Original post Here

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Kosovo Government ‘stable and functional’ after urgent meeting of coalition leaders

The Government of Kosovo issued a press release, after an urgent meeting of coalition leaders confirming the coalition is “stable and functional” and pledged to continue work in fulfilling its program. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s opposition leader wants a broad-based Government

Chairman of the biggest opposition party in Kosovo, LDK, Isa Mustafa, asked creation of a broad-based Government based on political balance in Parliament. He said the LDK holds the biggest number of seats in Parliament granting the LDK the prime minister’s position. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s Haradinaj slams Austria for supporting redrawing of borders

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj says he knows reasons why Austria is supporting partition of Kosovo. Haradinaj recalled the weeding of Austrian Foreign Minister in July 2018 reminding that one of the wedding guests was Russian President, Vladimir Putin, whose country also is pushing forward the idea on redrawing borders …

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Kosovo Golden Girl Confirms Domination, wins Gold in Düsseldorf Grand Slam

Kosovo judoka, Majlinda Kelmendi, Rio 2016 Olympic champion and two-time world champion, claimed the Gold Medal at the Düsseldorf Grand Slam 2019 in Germany. Kelmendi dominated all of her opponents. Original post Here

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Kosovo Prime Minister feels no pressure on rescinding tax

Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj reiterated Friday that introduction of 100 percent tax on Serbian and Bosnia-Herzegovina tax, helped domestic businesses to increase their production and capacities. Haradinaj says the tax will remain into place regardless pressure of international community asking him to suspend the trade measure. Original post Here

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Tax on Serbian goods not conditioned with visas, says Kosovo EU Minister

Kosovo’s Minister of EU Integration, Dhurata Hoxha, said she has no official confirmation the European Union is conditioning suspension of tax on Serbian and Bosnia-Herzegovina goods with visa liberalization despite EU’s repeated call to rescind the tax. Original post Here

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Kosovo Negotiation Team Briefs Ambassadors on Dialogue Process

Kosovo Negotiation Team in dialogue with Serbia met Friday Ambassadors accredited in Kosovo to inform them on their informing them on the role the state delegation will play in final phase of dialogue with Belgrade. Original post Here

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Kosovo Air Traffic Controllers end strike

Kosovo’s Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Pal Lekaj, and head of the trade union of the Air Traffic Controllers, Artan Hasani, signed Friday a Memorandum of Understanding ending the strike which caused cancellation and delay of many flights in and out of Pristina International Airport over the last two weeks. …

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Serbia’s Vucic with threatening tone: No one touches Kosovo Serbs

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday that Serbia will not let anyone touch the Kosovo Serbs. Original post Here

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Ex-KLA member tells Hague prosecutors ‘Kosovo war was just’

Former Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) member, Isuf Gashi, after two days questioning by the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office prosecutors in Pristina, said the KLA war was about liberation, and accused Serbia of committing war crimes. Original post Here

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Tax won’t be suspended next week, says Besnik Tahiri

Besnik Tahiri, senior member of Alliance for the Future of Kosovo, AAK, headed by Ramush Haradinaj, said Thursday the 100 percent tax on Serbian and Bosnia-Herzegovina goods will not be rescinded any time soon. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s opposition leader wants a broad-based Government

Chairman of the biggest opposition party in Kosovo, LDK, Isa Mustafa, asked creation of a broad-based Government based on political balance in Parliament. He said the LDK holds the biggest number of seats in Parliament granting the LDK the prime minister’s position. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s Haradinaj slams Austria for supporting redrawing of borders

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj says he knows reasons why Austria is supporting partition of Kosovo. Haradinaj recalled the weeding of Austrian Foreign Minister in July 2018 reminding that one of the wedding guests was Russian President, Vladimir Putin, whose country also is pushing forward the idea on redrawing borders …

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Kosovo Golden Girl Confirms Domination, wins Gold in Düsseldorf Grand Slam

Kosovo judoka, Majlinda Kelmendi, Rio 2016 Olympic champion and two-time world champion, claimed the Gold Medal at the Düsseldorf Grand Slam 2019 in Germany. Kelmendi dominated all of her opponents. Original post Here

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Kosovo Prime Minister feels no pressure on rescinding tax

Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj reiterated Friday that introduction of 100 percent tax on Serbian and Bosnia-Herzegovina tax, helped domestic businesses to increase their production and capacities. Haradinaj says the tax will remain into place regardless pressure of international community asking him to suspend the trade measure. Original post Here

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Tax on Serbian goods not conditioned with visas, says Kosovo EU Minister

Kosovo’s Minister of EU Integration, Dhurata Hoxha, said she has no official confirmation the European Union is conditioning suspension of tax on Serbian and Bosnia-Herzegovina goods with visa liberalization despite EU’s repeated call to rescind the tax. Original post Here

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Kosovo Negotiation Team Briefs Ambassadors on Dialogue Process

Kosovo Negotiation Team in dialogue with Serbia met Friday Ambassadors accredited in Kosovo to inform them on their informing them on the role the state delegation will play in final phase of dialogue with Belgrade. Original post Here

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Kosovo Air Traffic Controllers end strike

Kosovo’s Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Pal Lekaj, and head of the trade union of the Air Traffic Controllers, Artan Hasani, signed Friday a Memorandum of Understanding ending the strike which caused cancellation and delay of many flights in and out of Pristina International Airport over the last two weeks. …

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Serbia’s Vucic with threatening tone: No one touches Kosovo Serbs

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday that Serbia will not let anyone touch the Kosovo Serbs. Original post Here

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Ex-KLA member tells Hague prosecutors ‘Kosovo war was just’

Former Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) member, Isuf Gashi, after two days questioning by the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office prosecutors in Pristina, said the KLA war was about liberation, and accused Serbia of committing war crimes. Original post Here

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Tax won’t be suspended next week, says Besnik Tahiri

Besnik Tahiri, senior member of Alliance for the Future of Kosovo, AAK, headed by Ramush Haradinaj, said Thursday the 100 percent tax on Serbian and Bosnia-Herzegovina goods will not be rescinded any time soon. Original post Here