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Kosovo's PM Haradinaj urges ex-KLA members not to avoid justice

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj reacted on Wednesday after news that former senior commanders of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) have received invitations to be interviewed by the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office in charge for investigating and prosecuting alleged crimes of the KLA during and after the war in Kosovo 1998-200. …

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The U.S. Government’s MCC selects Kosovo as eligible for a compact program

Kosovo became eligible for assistance from the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) after their board of directors selected Kosovo for a compact program. MCC is currently implementing a $49 million grant as part of the Kosovo Threshold Program. Original post Here

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German MEP slams Kosovo leaders: Corrupt leaders cannot fight corruption

German Member of the European Parliament, Markus Ferber, says corruption, impunity, and non-implementation of laws by Kosovo leaders, are hindering visa liberalization. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s PM says EU’s Mogherini has ‘killed’ the dialogue

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj reacted to statements of the EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, who stated Monday that she does not rule out exchange of borders between Kosovo and Serbia. Original post Here

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Resignation of Serb mayors unconstitutional, says Kosovo PM Haradinaj

Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj says the resignation of the Serb mayors in four municipalities of northern Kosovo is unconstitutional. Original post Here

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Kosovo to rescind tax after recognition form Serbia, says PM Haradinaj

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj reiterated on Tuesday that a 100 percent tax on all goods imported from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, will be revoked only after Serbia recognizes Kosovo’s independence. Original post Here

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Germany urges Kosovo to revoke tariffs on Serbia

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Tuesday urged Kosovo to rescind, or at least suspend implementation of 100 percent tariffs that Pristina has introduced on Serbian goods, warning against any further escalation of tensions, Reuters is reporting. Original post Here

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Hague Prosecution to interview four ex-KLA commanders

The Specialist Prosecutor’s Office, probing alleged crimes committed by former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) during and after the war, has invited four ex-KLA senior figures to be interviewed in January 2019, defense lawyers confirmed. Original post Here

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Bosnia asks Kosovo's suspension from CEFTA

Minister of Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia-Herzegovina Mirko Sarovic says his country will request exclusion of Kosovo from the CEFTA free trade agreement after authorities in Pristina imposed last month 100 percent tax on all goods entering from Bosnia and Serbia. Original post Here

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Mogherini does not exclude change of borders, but not on ethnic lines

EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, has not excluded the possibility of redrawing border between Kosovo and Serbia emphasizing that potential correction of border should never lead to ethnically ‘pure’ states. Original post Here

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Germany asks suspension of tax, Kosovo’s PM says

Kosovo’s Prime Minister admitted Monday that the two advisors to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who last Saturday visited Kosovo, asked Pristina authorities to suspend tax on Serbian goods. Original post Here

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Rasic: Belgrade manipulating Kosovo Serbs

Nenad Rasic, the president of the Serb Progressive Democratic Party, said Belgrade is manipulating Serbs in Kosovo and political entity of Srpska List has been created by Belgrade to manipulate Kosovo Serbs. Original post Here

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US, German and British Embassies slam Kosovo for extraditing Turkish citizens

Extradition of six Turkish nationals by Kosovo authorities suspected of their alleged links to Fetullah Gulen’s movement, was in violation in violation with dozens of regulations and marked an “egregious breach of democratic values” that highlights the Kosovo’s intelligence Agency’s susceptibility to political manipulation, the US Embassy in Pristina said …

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Kosovo’s PM to meet Political Director of British Foreign Office

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj will host today in his office Richard Moore, the Political Director of the British Foreign Office. Original post Here

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EU’s Mogherini offers support to Kosovo survivors of sexual violence

Vasfije Krasniqi Goodman who is the first Kosovo Albanian survivor of wartime sexual violence to speak out publically, met Monday the EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini. Original post Here

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Haradinaj discusses with German officials Kosovo-Serbia dialogue

Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj hosted Monday in his office two political advisors to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Jan Hecker and Matthias Luttenberg. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s DPM Hoxhaj after meeting German envoys: Berlin’s support to dialogue important

Kosovo’s Deputy Prime Minister, Enver Hoxhaj, hosted Monday a delegation of German Government headed by Jan Hecker, advisor to Chancellor Angela Merkel on Foreign Policy, and head of Division for bilateral relations with states of South Eastern Europe, Matthias Lüttenberg. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s dialogue team travels to Brussels

Co-heads of Kosovo’s Negotiation Team in dialogue with Serbia, Shpend Ahmeti and Fatmir Limaj, have travelled to Brussels when they will meet the EU officials who are facilitating Pristina-Belgrade dialogue. Original post Here

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British Ambassador O’Conell: Kosovo to do more in fighting corruption

British Ambassador to Kosovo, Ruairi O’Connell, said international community will not assent Kosovo’s failure to fight organized crime and corruption, and urged authorities to do more in fighting serious crimes in order not to lose international support. Original post Here

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KFOR ready to prevent any threat in Kosovo

NATO-led peacekeeping mission – KFOR, announced on Monday that its troops continue with the training cycle in order to be ready to be rapidly deployed all over Kosovo and to prevent any threat to a Safe and Secure Environment. Original post Here

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Germany asks suspension of tax, Kosovo’s PM says

Kosovo’s Prime Minister admitted Monday that the two advisors to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who last Saturday visited Kosovo, asked Pristina authorities to suspend tax on Serbian goods. Original post Here

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Rasic: Belgrade manipulating Kosovo Serbs

Nenad Rasic, the president of the Serb Progressive Democratic Party, said Belgrade is manipulating Serbs in Kosovo and political entity of Srpska List has been created by Belgrade to manipulate Kosovo Serbs. Original post Here

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US, German and British Embassies slam Kosovo for extraditing Turkish citizens

Extradition of six Turkish nationals by Kosovo authorities suspected of their alleged links to Fetullah Gulen’s movement, was in violation in violation with dozens of regulations and marked an “egregious breach of democratic values” that highlights the Kosovo’s intelligence Agency’s susceptibility to political manipulation, the US Embassy in Pristina said …

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Kosovo’s PM to meet Political Director of British Foreign Office

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj will host today in his office Richard Moore, the Political Director of the British Foreign Office. Original post Here

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EU’s Mogherini offers support to Kosovo survivors of sexual violence

Vasfije Krasniqi Goodman who is the first Kosovo Albanian survivor of wartime sexual violence to speak out publically, met Monday the EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini. Original post Here

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Haradinaj discusses with German officials Kosovo-Serbia dialogue

Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj hosted Monday in his office two political advisors to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Jan Hecker and Matthias Luttenberg. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s DPM Hoxhaj after meeting German envoys: Berlin’s support to dialogue important

Kosovo’s Deputy Prime Minister, Enver Hoxhaj, hosted Monday a delegation of German Government headed by Jan Hecker, advisor to Chancellor Angela Merkel on Foreign Policy, and head of Division for bilateral relations with states of South Eastern Europe, Matthias Lüttenberg. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s dialogue team travels to Brussels

Co-heads of Kosovo’s Negotiation Team in dialogue with Serbia, Shpend Ahmeti and Fatmir Limaj, have travelled to Brussels when they will meet the EU officials who are facilitating Pristina-Belgrade dialogue. Original post Here

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British Ambassador O’Conell: Kosovo to do more in fighting corruption

British Ambassador to Kosovo, Ruairi O’Connell, said international community will not assent Kosovo’s failure to fight organized crime and corruption, and urged authorities to do more in fighting serious crimes in order not to lose international support. Original post Here

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KFOR ready to prevent any threat in Kosovo

NATO-led peacekeeping mission – KFOR, announced on Monday that its troops continue with the training cycle in order to be ready to be rapidly deployed all over Kosovo and to prevent any threat to a Safe and Secure Environment. Original post Here