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Kosovo Police arrests Serbian man wanted by Interpol

The Kosovo Police have arrested on Friday a Kosovo Serb who was in the wanted list of Interpol. Original post Here

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EU wants Kosovo-Serbia dialogue to start in June, says Blerim Shala

Blerim Shala, political advisor to Kosovo President Hashim Thaci, said that western powers have agreed on principles of the final phase of dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia. Original post Here

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Thaci met Head of EULEX to discuss mission’s mandate

President Hashim Thaci met today head of EULEX, Alexandra Papadopoulou, when they discussed conclusion of the current mandate of the EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo. Original post Here

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Kosovo is wasting time with Association of Serb Municipalities, says chief negotiator

Kosovo chief negotiator in technical talks with Serbia, Avni Arifi, says that establishment of the Association of Serb-majority Municipalities should not be among top priorities of Kosovo saying that Kosovo is “wasting time” with the Association. Original post Here

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Germany against giving Thaci a leading role in dialogue with Serbia

Germany is opposing Hashim Thaci’s plans to take a leading role in dialogue with Serbia. This was reflected also during a meeting that Thaci had with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on 9 May. Reportedly Merkel was not happy with the way Kosovo authorities have arrested and deported Head …

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Kosovo court convicts two people of human trafficking, organised crime

The Basic Court in Pristina has on Thursday convicted urologist Lutfi Dervishi, owner of the Medicus clinic, and anaesthetist Sokol Hajdini, after they were found guilty of carrying out illegal transplant of kidneys. Original post Here

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Kosovo hopes to renew bid to join Interpol this year

Veton Elshani, from the Kosovo Ministry of Interior who heads a working group on applying for Interpol membership said on Wednesday that he believes that by November Kosovo will reach an agreement with Europol and join Interpol. Original post Here

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Kosovo PM Haradinaj has private audience with Pope Francis, asks Vatican to recognise Kosovo

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj was at a private audience with His Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican in Rome on Wednesday. Haradinaj’s cabinet announced that the Prime Minister asked Vatican to recognise Kosovo’s independence. Original post Here

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Srpska List against creation of Kosovo Army

The political entity representing Kosovo Serbs – List Srpska, is against any initiative of the Government for creation of the Army of Kosovo, said Dalbiro Jevtic who is deputy Prime Minister in Government. Original post Here

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Correction of borderline with Montenegro expected within two years

The Government of Kosovo believes that correction of the borderline with Montenegro will be concluded within the two year deadline as foreseen with the Agreement on demarcation between the two countries. Original post Here

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Kosovo President gets support of Quint on the dialogue with Serbia

Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, received on Tuesday ambassadors of the Quint (US, UK, Germany, France, and Italy) as well as the Head of EU Office in Kosovo, Nataliya Apostolova, asking their support on the dialogue with Serbia. The opposition in Kosovo is disputing Thaci’s leading role in dialogue saying that …

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Mogherini to host a meeting with Presidents of Serbia and Kosovo on Sunday

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Vice-President of the European Commission, will in the framework of the EU-facilitated Dialogue host in Brussels on Sunday 24 June 2018 a meeting with Presidents Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia and Hashim Thaci of Kosovo. Original post Here

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Kosovo philosopher Shkelzen Maliqi barred from entering Serbia

Shkelzen Maliqi, philosopher and art critic, was barred on Monday from entering Serbia when he was due to attend a discussion on cultural cooperation between Kosovo and Serbia. Maliqi says Serbia’s move is retaliation against Kosovo officials, although as he has no political role. Original post Here

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Kosovo wants the Association of Serb Municipalities without executive powers

Kosovo chief negotiator in technical talks with Serbia, Avni Arifi, met on Monday in Brussels senior EU officials who facilitate the dialogue with Serbia, headed by Thomas Busch. During the meeting Kosovo delegation presented the results of the dialogue and reiterated that the Association of Serb-majority Municipalities will be established …

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Pacolli asks Israel to recognise Kosovo’s Independence

Kosovo Foreign Minister, Behgjet Pacolli, received Monday Israeli Ambassador, Alona Fisher Kamm when they discussed on bilateral relations between the two nations and enhancing further cooperation. Original post Here

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European Commission to decide on visas for Kosovo on 28 June

The European Commission is expected to decide on 28 June whether Kosovo has fulfilled all the visa liberalisation benchmarks, and based on the EC report, the EU institutions will decide whether or not Kosovo deserves visa free regime in the EU Schengen area. This has been confirmed to Gazeta Express, …

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Kosovo Parliament Speaker asks France’s support on visa liberalisation

Kosovo Parliament Speaker, Kadri Veseli, has travelled to Paris, as part of his tour in the EU member countries lobbying to get support for the visa liberalisation for Kosovo. Veseli who last week visited Austria, is accompanied by a group of ruling and opposition MPs during his lobbying tour. Original …

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No date on resumption of Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, says Collaku

Bekim Collaku, chief of cabinet of the Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, said that he expects the final phase of the dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia will start soon, but no date has been set yet. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s Interpol membership bid included in the agenda

Kosovo’s bid for membership into International Criminal Police Organisation – Interpol has been included in their agenda. This has been confirmed by Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli. Original post Here

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British Ambassador says return of Xhabir Zharku as a free man is shameful

British Ambassador to Kosovo, Ruairi O’Connell, says the return of former Kacanik mayor, Xhabir Zharku as a free man to Kosovo, is shameful. Zharku was sentenced to three years in prison for extortion and the illegal possession of weapon, but he escaped from Kosovo evading justice. Original post Here

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Kosovo President gets support of Quint on the dialogue with Serbia

Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, received on Tuesday ambassadors of the Quint (US, UK, Germany, France, and Italy) as well as the Head of EU Office in Kosovo, Nataliya Apostolova, asking their support on the dialogue with Serbia. The opposition in Kosovo is disputing Thaci’s leading role in dialogue saying that …

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Mogherini to host a meeting with Presidents of Serbia and Kosovo on Sunday

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Vice-President of the European Commission, will in the framework of the EU-facilitated Dialogue host in Brussels on Sunday 24 June 2018 a meeting with Presidents Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia and Hashim Thaci of Kosovo. Original post Here

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Kosovo philosopher Shkelzen Maliqi barred from entering Serbia

Shkelzen Maliqi, philosopher and art critic, was barred on Monday from entering Serbia when he was due to attend a discussion on cultural cooperation between Kosovo and Serbia. Maliqi says Serbia’s move is retaliation against Kosovo officials, although as he has no political role. Original post Here

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Kosovo wants the Association of Serb Municipalities without executive powers

Kosovo chief negotiator in technical talks with Serbia, Avni Arifi, met on Monday in Brussels senior EU officials who facilitate the dialogue with Serbia, headed by Thomas Busch. During the meeting Kosovo delegation presented the results of the dialogue and reiterated that the Association of Serb-majority Municipalities will be established …

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Pacolli asks Israel to recognise Kosovo’s Independence

Kosovo Foreign Minister, Behgjet Pacolli, received Monday Israeli Ambassador, Alona Fisher Kamm when they discussed on bilateral relations between the two nations and enhancing further cooperation. Original post Here

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European Commission to decide on visas for Kosovo on 28 June

The European Commission is expected to decide on 28 June whether Kosovo has fulfilled all the visa liberalisation benchmarks, and based on the EC report, the EU institutions will decide whether or not Kosovo deserves visa free regime in the EU Schengen area. This has been confirmed to Gazeta Express, …

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Kosovo Parliament Speaker asks France’s support on visa liberalisation

Kosovo Parliament Speaker, Kadri Veseli, has travelled to Paris, as part of his tour in the EU member countries lobbying to get support for the visa liberalisation for Kosovo. Veseli who last week visited Austria, is accompanied by a group of ruling and opposition MPs during his lobbying tour. Original …

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No date on resumption of Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, says Collaku

Bekim Collaku, chief of cabinet of the Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, said that he expects the final phase of the dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia will start soon, but no date has been set yet. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s Interpol membership bid included in the agenda

Kosovo’s bid for membership into International Criminal Police Organisation – Interpol has been included in their agenda. This has been confirmed by Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli. Original post Here

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British Ambassador says return of Xhabir Zharku as a free man is shameful

British Ambassador to Kosovo, Ruairi O’Connell, says the return of former Kacanik mayor, Xhabir Zharku as a free man to Kosovo, is shameful. Zharku was sentenced to three years in prison for extortion and the illegal possession of weapon, but he escaped from Kosovo evading justice. Original post Here