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Tanja Fajon welcomes agreement with Montenegro

Tanja Fajon, the European Parliament’s rapporteur for Kosovo on the process of visa liberalization, has welcomed the agreement reached between Kosovo and Montenegro, stating that the European Parliament will recommend visa liberalisation as soon as Kosovo fulfils the two criteria – ratification of demarcation and fighting corruption. Original post Here

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Kosovo political leaders reach a consensus on demarcation after a meeting at the EU Office

Leaders of all political parties represented at the Parliament of Kosovo during a meeting held on Friday at the EU Office in Kosovo, have reached a consensus to ratify the Agreement on border demarcation with Montenegro, which paves the way for Kosovo to get visa liberalisation with the EU. Original …

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Parliament Speaker: Voting on ratification of border deal before Sunday

Kosovo Parliament Speaker, Kadri Veseli, says he expects the Draft Law on ratification of the Agreement on border demarcation between Kosovo and Montenegro will be voted before Sunday. Original post Here

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Ismet Beqiri: The Agreement remains the same, LDK to vote the demarcation

Ismet Beqiri, senior official of the opposition party LDK, who attended a meeting of Kosovo leaders with ambassadors and heads of the EU missions in Kosovo, said that the new annex agreement which was signed between Kosovo and Montenegro is only a game of words, and in essence the old …

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Albin Kurti disappointed after meeting ambassadors, Kosovo leaders

The Vetevendosje leader, Albin Kurti, considers as deception the new Agreement on border demarcation reached between Kosovo and Montenegro on Friday aimed at concluding the disputed deal. Original post Here

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Veseli: Agreement with Montenegro opens the way for visa liberalisation

The chairman of the ruling Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) and Speaker of Assembly, Kadri Veseli, called as good news the accord on signing of an annex to the existing Agreement on border demarcation between Kosovo and Montengro, which will enable the two countries to revise the deal. Original post …

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Kosovo, Montenegro agree to revise border deal

Kosovo and Montenegro have signed a new deal agreeing to seal the Agreement on border demarcation between the two countries. The declaration signed by Kosovo President Hashim Thaci, and his Montenegro counterpart Filip Vujanovic, foresees ratification of current version of the Agreement leaving a door open for the agreement to …

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Delawie: US Support for Kosovo, longstanding, steadfast

Remembering the US support for Kosvo and visits of the US senior state ofificals in Kosovo, Ambassador, Greg Delawie, said that US support for Kosovo is longstanding, bipartisan and steadfast. Original post Here

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Barbados recognises Kosovo’s Independence

Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Behgjet Pacolli, has announced that Barbados has recognised Kosovo as independent country. Original post Here

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Limaj expects the demarcation with Montenegro be ratified in March

The visit of Montenegrin Prime Minister, Dusko Markovic, in Kosovo gave first results. Kosovo and Montenegro have agreed in principle to finally seal the disputed border deal by signing an annex to current Agreement on border demarcation signed by the two countries in 2015. 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