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Kosovo considering full reciprocity with Serbia

Government of Kosovo is considering imposing full reciprocity measures with Serbia, after on 21 November imposed 100 percent tariffs in all its goods. Original post Here

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Accountability and transparency key to fighting corruption, says Head of EU Office in Kosovo

Head of EU Office in Kosovo, Nataliya Apostolova, in her speech at launching the Anti-Corruption Week said Kosovo has adopted several laws tackling corruption but this should be followed by their robust implementation. Original post Here

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Kosovo Parliament votes on Friday to create national army

Kosovo Parliament is set to vote on Friday a package of laws enabling transition of the lightly armed Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into a fully-fledged army. Original post Here

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Kosovo Government to dismiss corrupt officials, says US Ambassador Kosnett

US Ambassador to Kosovo, Philip Kosnett, in his opening remarks at the launching of the Anti-Corruption Week urged Kosovo Government to dismiss corrupt officials. Original post Here

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Kosovo Army unacceptable for Serbs

Kosovo Serb MP Slavko Simic, says plans to transform the KSF into Army of Kosovo are unacceptable for Serbs. Original post Here

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Kosovo war crimes court to interview ex-KLA commander

A special court with international prosecutors and judges set up to try alleged war crimes by the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) is expected to interview ex-KLA commander Rrustem Mustafa a.k.a Remi in January 2019, his lawyer confirmed. Original post Here

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Croatia, Montenegro support Kosovo Army

Kosovo Parliament on 14 December is set to vote on transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into army of Kosovo. The move is being supported by the US and is opposed by some other NATO member countries. Original post Here

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Creation of Army positive step for Kosovo, says US Ambassador

US Ambassador to Pristina, Philip Kosnett, says the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) evolution into Kosovo Armed Force is a positive step and is natural for Kosovo as a sovereign, independent country to have a self-defense capability. Original post Here

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US is not pushing Kosovo-Serbia border adjustment, says Ambassador Kosnett

Newly appointed US Ambassador to Kosovo, Phlip Kosnett, says his government is not pushing for a shift to the border or an exchange of territory between Kosovo and Serbia. Original post Here

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Stoltenberg, Haradinaj speak by phone about plans on Kosovo Army

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called on Thursday Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj to brief them on the outcome of Wednesday’s meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers on the Western Balkans when it was discussed also on the plan to move ahed with creation of Kosovo …

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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