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Kosovo Serb suspected of war crimes remanded in 48-hour custody

Kosovo Serb man Bogdan Mitrovic who was arrested on Monday at the order of the Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosovo (SPRK) suspected of committing war crimes, has been ordered 48 hour custody. Original post Here

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Europa League Draw: Albania’s Skenderbeu to face Partizan of Serbia

Albania’s Skenderbeu will face challenging test on its return in Europa League after two years following today’s group stage draw in Monaco. Albania’s most successful club of the past decade were drawn to play Serbia’s Partizan in Group B. Some of the Skenderbeu players will return again in Belgrade after …

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Hahn attends informal Western Balkans Prime Ministers' meeting in Durrës, Albania

Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, will travel to Durrës, Albania, on Saturday 26 August, to attend the informal meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Western Balkans Six, his cabinet announced. Original post Here

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US and UK Embassies criticise appointment process of the presidents of Appeals Court and Supreme court

The Embassies of the United Kingdom and United States issued a joint press release on Friday announcing that they take note of the recent appointments by the Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC) of the Head of Appeals Court and the Head of the Supreme Court, following the annulment of the previous …

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Isa Mustafa seeks close cooperation with Vetevendosje

Chairman of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) and former prime minister Isa Mustafa told media on Friday that he is ready to cooperate with Vetevendosje on constituting new Assembly and Government, Express reports. Original post Here

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EU Office, EULEX remarks on selection of presidents of the Supreme and Appellate courts

The EU Office in Kosovo and EULEX have commented recent repetition of the voting process for the presidents of the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals by the Kosovo Judicial Council. Original post Here

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Srpska: Albanians responsible for blockade

Serbian MP in Kosovo Assembly, Igor Simic, said that political parties representing Albanians are to be held responsible for today’s failure to constitute the Assembly of Kosovo. Original post Here

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Pacolli: AKR key to unlocking political deadlock

Leader of the Alliance New Kosova (AKR), Behgjet Pacolli, says MPs of his party are “solution to the political deadlock” rather than only numbers to help other parties create majority. Original post Here

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Sixth attempt fails to set up new Kosovo Assembly

Kosovo Assembly session leader, Adem Mikullovci, ended sixth constitutive meeting of Assembly after PDK-AAK-Nisma (PAN) coalition admitted they lack necessary votes to vote the speaker. Original post Here

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Kurti: PAN to propose another candidate after Veseli has no support

After PDK-AAK-Nisma (PAN) coalition asked for additional time to constitute the Assembly, session leader, Adem Mikullovci, invited representatives of political parties to address MPs. Vetevendosje’s candidate for prime minister, Albin Kurti, stated that after 11 June election Kosovo is locked in political stalemate after failed to constitute the Assembly and …

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Situation calm in the north after Kosovo Parliament vote on Army

The Kosovo Police Deputy Director of Mitrovica North station, Besim Hoti, told Gazeta Express the situation in northern part of Kosovo is calm and the police is acting based on an operational plan drafted earlier. Kosovo Serbs gathered in Mitrovica North to protest Pristina’s decision on transforming the Kosovo Security …

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EU regrets Kosovo’s move to form an army

The European Union’s foreign policy chief has expressed regret over Kosovo’s move to form a new army. The Parliament of Kosovo has passed on Friday legislation on transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into an army. Original post Here

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Government congratulates citizens on Kosovo Army

The Government of Kosovo has congratulated citizens after the Parliament passed a package of laws enabling transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into an army stating that the army is the final step on consolidating country’s statehood ten years after declaration of independence. Original post Here

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Kosovo Army serving to peace, President Thaci

President of Kosovo Hashim Thaci says newly established Kosovo Army will contribute to peace in the region and in peaceful operations all over the world. The Parliament of Kosovo voted on Friday a package of laws enabling transition of the Kosovo Security Force into an army. Original post Here

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Kosovo Army will serve to all, says PM Haradinaj

Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj addressing media after Parliament’s vote on transition of the KSF into an army said that Kosovo Army will never be used against its people either it in the north or anywhere else and pledged that the newly established armed force of Kosovo will serve to all …

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NATO reacts after establishment of Kosovo Army

The Parliament of Kosovo passed on Friday a package of laws initiating the process of transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into an army. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg issued a statement saying that he regrets the decision was made despite the concerns expressed by NATO. Original post Here

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U.S. reaffirms commitment to work with KSF after change of mandate

The United States Embassy in Kosovo reaffirmed its support for the gradual transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) to a force with a territorial defense mandate, as is Kosovo’s sovereign right. According to the US Embassy today’s vote in the Kosovo Parliament is the first step in developing this …

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Kosovo Parliament Votes Creation of Army

The Kosovo Parliament on Friday passed legislation enabling transition of an existing 4,000-member Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into a full-fledged Kosovo Army. This is one of the most important decisions for Kosovo’s statehood since the country declared its Independence in 2008. Original post Here

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A country’s security depends on the quality of its security relationships, says U.S. Ambassador

U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo, Philip Kosnett in a Tweet on Friday said a country’s security depends on the quality of its security relationships and peaceful relations with its neighbors. Original post Here

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Kosovo Parliament To Vote Establishment Of National Army Today

Kosovo’s parliament is set to pass legislation Friday that would turn an existing 4,000-strong Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into an expanded, lightly armed army. This is considered as the most important step of Kosovo’s statehood since the country declared Independence in 2008. Original post Here

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Situation calm in the north after Kosovo Parliament vote on Army

The Kosovo Police Deputy Director of Mitrovica North station, Besim Hoti, told Gazeta Express the situation in northern part of Kosovo is calm and the police is acting based on an operational plan drafted earlier. Kosovo Serbs gathered in Mitrovica North to protest Pristina’s decision on transforming the Kosovo Security …

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EU regrets Kosovo’s move to form an army

The European Union’s foreign policy chief has expressed regret over Kosovo’s move to form a new army. The Parliament of Kosovo has passed on Friday legislation on transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into an army. Original post Here

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Government congratulates citizens on Kosovo Army

The Government of Kosovo has congratulated citizens after the Parliament passed a package of laws enabling transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into an army stating that the army is the final step on consolidating country’s statehood ten years after declaration of independence. Original post Here

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Kosovo Army serving to peace, President Thaci

President of Kosovo Hashim Thaci says newly established Kosovo Army will contribute to peace in the region and in peaceful operations all over the world. The Parliament of Kosovo voted on Friday a package of laws enabling transition of the Kosovo Security Force into an army. Original post Here

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Kosovo Army will serve to all, says PM Haradinaj

Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj addressing media after Parliament’s vote on transition of the KSF into an army said that Kosovo Army will never be used against its people either it in the north or anywhere else and pledged that the newly established armed force of Kosovo will serve to all …

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NATO reacts after establishment of Kosovo Army

The Parliament of Kosovo passed on Friday a package of laws initiating the process of transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into an army. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg issued a statement saying that he regrets the decision was made despite the concerns expressed by NATO. Original post Here

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U.S. reaffirms commitment to work with KSF after change of mandate

The United States Embassy in Kosovo reaffirmed its support for the gradual transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) to a force with a territorial defense mandate, as is Kosovo’s sovereign right. According to the US Embassy today’s vote in the Kosovo Parliament is the first step in developing this …

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Kosovo Parliament Votes Creation of Army

The Kosovo Parliament on Friday passed legislation enabling transition of an existing 4,000-member Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into a full-fledged Kosovo Army. This is one of the most important decisions for Kosovo’s statehood since the country declared its Independence in 2008. Original post Here

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A country’s security depends on the quality of its security relationships, says U.S. Ambassador

U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo, Philip Kosnett in a Tweet on Friday said a country’s security depends on the quality of its security relationships and peaceful relations with its neighbors. Original post Here

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Kosovo Parliament To Vote Establishment Of National Army Today

Kosovo’s parliament is set to pass legislation Friday that would turn an existing 4,000-strong Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into an expanded, lightly armed army. This is considered as the most important step of Kosovo’s statehood since the country declared Independence in 2008. Original post Here