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Kosovo Government to Send New Draft Law on Demarcation to Parliament

Kosovo Government will hold two meetings on Tuesday. In the first meeting set to be held at 10:00 The Government will ask withdrawal of the Draft Law on ratification of the Agreement on border demarcation with Montenegro from the Parliament. Later at 16:00 the cabinet will convene again to proceed …

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PM Haradinaj after meeting Senator Ron Johnson: US support very important to Kosovo

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has received on Monday the U.S. Senator, Ron Johnson, who is paying an official visit to Kosovo. PM Haradinaj said that the U.S . support for Kosovo is very important. Original post Here

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Guinea-Bissau reconfirms recognition of Kosovo, refuting Serbian FM Dacic

Guinea-Bissau has reconfirmed recognition of Kosovo as independent country. State minister of this country, Fabien Sagna, has on Monday handed over a letter of the President José Mário Vaz, confirming that this country recognises Kosovo. This reconfirmation refutes allegations of Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic who in November last year …

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Albanian Police Rescue Eagle in a Special Operation

Albanian police in northern town of Puka were engaged in a special operation, not to catch criminals but to rescue an eagle, after environmentalists shared a video online showing the Albanian national symbol portrayed also in Albanian flag, tied up to its legs by illegal poachers. The bird is threatened …

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Thaci met Shahriar Alam: Recognition from Bangladesh came at the very important moment for Kosovo

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci received on Monday the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh, Shahriar Alam, who came to Kosovo to attend celebrations od the tenth anniversary of Kosovo’s independence. Original post Here

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EU considers as political interference Rama’s suggestion on a joint president for Albania and Kosovo

The European Commission has reacted to statements of the Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama who addressing Kosovo Parliament on Sunday suggested a joint president for Albania and Kosovo. He made the proposal on the day Kosovo was celebrating 10th anniversary of independence. Original post Here

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Vetevendosje Wants International Probe on Attacking Kosovo Parliament

The Vetevendosje movement in a press conference held on Monday asked the Government to launch an international investigation for their jailed activists, including an MP, who were found guilty on firing a grenade at the Kosovo Parliament building in 2016. Original post Here

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Haradinaj Asks Thaci-Vujanovic Declaration be Voted in Parliament

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, asks the joint declaration signed last week by Kosovo and Montenegro presidents on border delineation be voted by Parliament. Haradinaj refers to the declaration as annex Agreement and insists that it should be legally binding. Original post Here

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Parliament likely to vote demarcation this week

Kosovo Parliament is expected to convene this week in a new effort to vote the ratification of the Agreement on border demarcation with Montenegro. Sources within the Parliament confirmed to Gazeta Express that MPs most likely will convene this week, but they are waiting for Parliament’s Presidency to schedule new …

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Thaci: Partition of Kosovo impossible

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci said that partition of Kosovo is impossible and said that there will be no autonomy for the northern part of the country inhabited mainly by Serbs. Original post Here

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Kouchner ready to take a role in Kosovo-Serbia reconciliation process

Former foreign minister of France and chief of UN Mission in Kosovo – UNMIK, Bernard Kouchner, exprewssed his readiness to take a role in the reconciliation process between Albanians and Serbs. Original post Here

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Parliament Presidency convenes on Wednesday to discuss demarcation

Kosovo Assembly Speaker, Kadri Veseli, has confirmed that the Government has proceeded to Parliament the Draft Law on ratification of the Agreement on border demarcation between the Republic of Kosovo and Republic of Montenegro. He confirmed Palriament’s Preisdency will convene on Wednesday at 16:00. Original post Here

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Shwendiman assures his departure will not delay indictments

The Specialist Prosecutor David Schwendiman announced his imminent departure from office, effective 31 March 2018, fueling speculations that filing of the indictments by the Specialist Prosecution Office might be delayed. But in a statement to Gazeta Express Schwendiman assures that the work of this institution will continue and he left …

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EULEX transfers Azem Syla’s case to Kosovo judges

The EULEX has decided on Tuesday that their judges withdraw from the panel of one of the high profile cases in Kosovo, involving former General Commander of the KLA and former MP, Azem Sla, and leave the trial to the local judges. The case was being tried by a mixed …

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Kosovo Parliament to vote new Draft Law on demarcation with Montenegro on Thursday

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj says a new Draft Law on border demarcation with Montenegro, which includes the report of a State Commission on demarcation, and the Agreement of presidents of Kosovo and Montenegro, has been proceeded to Parliament for ratification. Original post Here

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Rama: Albania-Kosovo Joint President Statement ‘Only Imagination’

Albanian President, Edi Rama, says his statement on a joint president for Albania and Kosovo, made in Pristina on 17 February, was taken out of context, and what stated on the day Kosovo was celebrating its tenth anniversary of Independence, was ‘only his imagination.’ Original post Here

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Haradinaj wants Parliament vote demarcation on Thursday

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, said he will ask the Parliament to convene on Thursday in an extraordinary session and vote the ratification of the Agreement on border demarcation with Montenegro. Haradinaj made the comments during second meeting of the Government on Tuesday. Original post Here

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Kosovo President Thaci meets Quint ambassadors to discuss demarcation

While two government meetings have been scheduled to find a solution to the demarcation agreement with Montenegro, the President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, is not comfortable. Sources told Gazeta Express that Thaci is holding a meeting with Quint ambassadors on the demarcation agreement. Original post Here

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Kosovo wants new draft Agreement on Association of Serb-majority Municipalities

Head of Kosovo’s delegation in technical talks with Serbia, Avni Arifi, told the daily Zeri that in the next meeting set to be held in Brussels next week they will discuss with the Belgrade’s team on Association of Serb-majority Municipalities. According to him, the Association should be established based on …

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Hoxha: Visa liberalisation in 2018 if demarcation is ratified this week

Kosovo minister of European integration, Dhurata Hoxha, said that it is very likely for the Parliament of Kosovo to ratify the Agreement on border demarcation with Montenegro next week. She said that this would make Kosovo reach the deadlines for granting visa free regime within 2018. Original post Here

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Kouchner ready to take a role in Kosovo-Serbia reconciliation process

Former foreign minister of France and chief of UN Mission in Kosovo – UNMIK, Bernard Kouchner, exprewssed his readiness to take a role in the reconciliation process between Albanians and Serbs. Original post Here

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Parliament Presidency convenes on Wednesday to discuss demarcation

Kosovo Assembly Speaker, Kadri Veseli, has confirmed that the Government has proceeded to Parliament the Draft Law on ratification of the Agreement on border demarcation between the Republic of Kosovo and Republic of Montenegro. He confirmed Palriament’s Preisdency will convene on Wednesday at 16:00. Original post Here

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Shwendiman assures his departure will not delay indictments

The Specialist Prosecutor David Schwendiman announced his imminent departure from office, effective 31 March 2018, fueling speculations that filing of the indictments by the Specialist Prosecution Office might be delayed. But in a statement to Gazeta Express Schwendiman assures that the work of this institution will continue and he left …

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EULEX transfers Azem Syla’s case to Kosovo judges

The EULEX has decided on Tuesday that their judges withdraw from the panel of one of the high profile cases in Kosovo, involving former General Commander of the KLA and former MP, Azem Sla, and leave the trial to the local judges. The case was being tried by a mixed …

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Kosovo Parliament to vote new Draft Law on demarcation with Montenegro on Thursday

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj says a new Draft Law on border demarcation with Montenegro, which includes the report of a State Commission on demarcation, and the Agreement of presidents of Kosovo and Montenegro, has been proceeded to Parliament for ratification. Original post Here

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Rama: Albania-Kosovo Joint President Statement ‘Only Imagination’

Albanian President, Edi Rama, says his statement on a joint president for Albania and Kosovo, made in Pristina on 17 February, was taken out of context, and what stated on the day Kosovo was celebrating its tenth anniversary of Independence, was ‘only his imagination.’ Original post Here

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Haradinaj wants Parliament vote demarcation on Thursday

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, said he will ask the Parliament to convene on Thursday in an extraordinary session and vote the ratification of the Agreement on border demarcation with Montenegro. Haradinaj made the comments during second meeting of the Government on Tuesday. Original post Here

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Kosovo President Thaci meets Quint ambassadors to discuss demarcation

While two government meetings have been scheduled to find a solution to the demarcation agreement with Montenegro, the President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, is not comfortable. Sources told Gazeta Express that Thaci is holding a meeting with Quint ambassadors on the demarcation agreement. Original post Here

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Kosovo wants new draft Agreement on Association of Serb-majority Municipalities

Head of Kosovo’s delegation in technical talks with Serbia, Avni Arifi, told the daily Zeri that in the next meeting set to be held in Brussels next week they will discuss with the Belgrade’s team on Association of Serb-majority Municipalities. According to him, the Association should be established based on …

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Hoxha: Visa liberalisation in 2018 if demarcation is ratified this week

Kosovo minister of European integration, Dhurata Hoxha, said that it is very likely for the Parliament of Kosovo to ratify the Agreement on border demarcation with Montenegro next week. She said that this would make Kosovo reach the deadlines for granting visa free regime within 2018. Original post Here