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Kurti says Thaci was afraid to stay in Pristina

The Vetevendosje leader, Albin Kurti, commenting President Hashim Thaci’s visit at the Gazivoda lake, said that he was afraid to stay in Pristina while his party organised a mass protest in capital and said his visit in Serb-controled north of Kosovo is staged. Original post Here

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Haradinaj thanks protestors who opposed Thaci’s idea on correction of border

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, has reiterated that he opposes President Hashim Thaci’s idea on correction of border with Serbia. Haradinaj said that borders of Kosovo are those recognised on 17 February 2008 and the future of Kosovo cannot be built by infringing its territory by making compromises. He also …

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KFOR calls for calm and restraint after Thaci’s visit at Gazivoda

KFOR spokesperson, Vincenzo Grasov, said that KFOR calls for calm and restraint, after conflicting reports about the area of the Gazivode lake. Original post Here

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Thousands protesting in Pristina against Thaci’s idea on correction of borders

Thousands of citizens took streets on Saturday in Pristina to protest against Kosovo President Hashim Thaci’s proposal on correction of border with Serbia. The protest is organised by the opposition party of Vetevendosje. Original post Here

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Thaci visits the north, accompanied by Chief of Intelligence, KP commander, Minister of Finances

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci has visited on Saturday the Gazivoda lake in the northern part of Kosovo. Online media Koha.net has published a picture when Thaci is seen visiting the Gazivoda lake accompanied by the chief of Kosovo Intelligence Agency (KIA) Shpend Maxhuni, Kosovo Police Director Rashit Qalaj, and Minister …

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Police deny President Thaci is visiting Northern Kosovo

The Kosovo Police have denied media reports that President Hashim Thaci is visiting northern part of Kosovo. Whereas increased presence of its special units in the Serb-run municipalities in the north they say is part of the routine operations. Original post Here

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Kosovo Special Police deployed at the Giazovda lake in the north

The Kosovo Police Special Units have been deployed on Saturday morning around the Gazivoda Lake in northern part of Kosovo inhabited by Serbs, Gazeta Express has learned. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s Thaci in New York gets support on dialogue with Serbia

Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, who is in New York at the time the UN General Assembly is taking place, met on Thursday the EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini when they discussed the final phase of dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia which is facilitated by Mogherini. Original post Here

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Veseli in Skopje assures land swap idea is not backed by Kosovo institutions

Kosovo Assembly Speaker Kadri Veseli visiting Skopje on Thursday assured his Macedonian counterpart Talat Xhaferi that Kosovo has no territorial pretensions to its neighbours, Gazeta Express reports. Original post Here

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Austrian EU minister Gernot Blümel visits Kosovo

Gernot Blümel, Austrian Federal Minister for the EU, Arts, Culture and Media, who is visiting Pristina on Thursday, has met Kosovo’s EU Minister Dhurata Hoxha when they discussed visa liberalisation for citizens of Kosovo. Original post Here

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Army to be deployed throughout Kosovo territory, KSF Commander says

Future Army of Kosovo will be deployed throughout the territory of Kosovo, says Kosovo Security Force (KSF) Commander, General Lieutenant, Rrahman Rama. He said approval of laws in Parliament on Thursday on transition of the KSF into army is one of the most important milestones for the state of Kosovo. …

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US Embassy comments Kosovo's initiative to transform Security Force into Army

US Embassy to Kosovo continues to support disciplined and transparent transition of the KSF into a professional, multi-ethnic, NATO interoperable army with limited mandate of territorial self-defence. This was confirmed to Gazeta Express by the US Embassy in Pristina commenting the laws that the Kosovo Parliament passed on Thursday, enabling …

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Turkey calls for closure of Gulen schools in Kosovo

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Çavusoglu who is visiting Kosovo, asked the Government of Kosovo to close all schools of the “FETO” organisation, sponsored by religious leader Fetulah Gulen, an organisation which as Çavusoglu said is a terrorist organisation responsible for killing of over 200 people during a failed coup in …

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Kosovo PM vows 'uncompromising fight' against terrorism

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, hosted Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the US State Department Coordinator for Counterterrorism. Haradinaj in a Facebook post said that joint with Sales they discussed current political developments in Kosovo. Original post Here

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UN Secretary General looking into UNMIK exit strategy initiative proposed by the US

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres is looking into the US initiative on an exit strategy for UNMIK, Belgrade based news agency Beta reported citing its sources within the UN headquarters on Friday. Original post Here

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Kosovo in continuous contact with NATO over army, PM Haradinaj says

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, said Kosovo is in continuous contact with NATO and expressed his optimism that the country will join NATO. He made the comments a day after the Parliament of Kosovo passed in principle a package of laws on transformation of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into …

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Attack on Albanian house in northern Kosovo

A molotov cocktail was thrown last night at the house of an Albanian living in northern part of Kosovo dominated by Serbs. The motives of the attack remain unknown, whereas the police reported that in addition to material damages no injuries have been reported in this incident. Original post Here

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Palmer: US not advocating solution for Kosovo

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer who is visiting Serbia said that Washington is not advocating any particular solution for Kosovo but is encouraging Belgrade and Pristina to take ownership of the project. Original post Here

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Turkish Foreign Minister to Visit Kosovo

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, will pay an official visit to Kosovo on Friday and Saturday when he will meet senior state officials, including President Hashim Thaci and Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj. Original post Here

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Albanian PM Blesses ‘Newborn Kosovo Army’

Kosovo Parliament has on Thursday unanimously approved in principle a package of laws on transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into Army of Kosovo. Following the approval of the three draft laws, the Republic of Kosovo is a step closer of establishing its Army. Original post Here

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Army to be deployed throughout Kosovo territory, KSF Commander says

Future Army of Kosovo will be deployed throughout the territory of Kosovo, says Kosovo Security Force (KSF) Commander, General Lieutenant, Rrahman Rama. He said approval of laws in Parliament on Thursday on transition of the KSF into army is one of the most important milestones for the state of Kosovo. …

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US Embassy comments Kosovo's initiative to transform Security Force into Army

US Embassy to Kosovo continues to support disciplined and transparent transition of the KSF into a professional, multi-ethnic, NATO interoperable army with limited mandate of territorial self-defence. This was confirmed to Gazeta Express by the US Embassy in Pristina commenting the laws that the Kosovo Parliament passed on Thursday, enabling …

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Turkey calls for closure of Gulen schools in Kosovo

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Çavusoglu who is visiting Kosovo, asked the Government of Kosovo to close all schools of the “FETO” organisation, sponsored by religious leader Fetulah Gulen, an organisation which as Çavusoglu said is a terrorist organisation responsible for killing of over 200 people during a failed coup in …

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Kosovo PM vows 'uncompromising fight' against terrorism

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, hosted Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the US State Department Coordinator for Counterterrorism. Haradinaj in a Facebook post said that joint with Sales they discussed current political developments in Kosovo. Original post Here

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UN Secretary General looking into UNMIK exit strategy initiative proposed by the US

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres is looking into the US initiative on an exit strategy for UNMIK, Belgrade based news agency Beta reported citing its sources within the UN headquarters on Friday. Original post Here

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Kosovo in continuous contact with NATO over army, PM Haradinaj says

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, said Kosovo is in continuous contact with NATO and expressed his optimism that the country will join NATO. He made the comments a day after the Parliament of Kosovo passed in principle a package of laws on transformation of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into …

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Attack on Albanian house in northern Kosovo

A molotov cocktail was thrown last night at the house of an Albanian living in northern part of Kosovo dominated by Serbs. The motives of the attack remain unknown, whereas the police reported that in addition to material damages no injuries have been reported in this incident. Original post Here

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Palmer: US not advocating solution for Kosovo

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer who is visiting Serbia said that Washington is not advocating any particular solution for Kosovo but is encouraging Belgrade and Pristina to take ownership of the project. Original post Here

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Turkish Foreign Minister to Visit Kosovo

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, will pay an official visit to Kosovo on Friday and Saturday when he will meet senior state officials, including President Hashim Thaci and Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj. Original post Here

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Albanian PM Blesses ‘Newborn Kosovo Army’

Kosovo Parliament has on Thursday unanimously approved in principle a package of laws on transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into Army of Kosovo. Following the approval of the three draft laws, the Republic of Kosovo is a step closer of establishing its Army. Original post Here