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Hague Prosecutors summon another ex-KLA commander

The Specialist Prosecutor’s Office based at the Hague has summoned former Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) commander Agim Kuci, for questioning as suspect for his role during 1998-1999 war in Kosovo. Original post Here

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Tax undermines US-Kosovo partnership, Embassy

US Embassy to Pristina has issued a press release after the visit of the National Security Council (NSC) Deputy Senior Director for Europe John Erath and NSC Director for European Affairs Brad Berkley. The US Embassy reiterats their message to Kosovo leaders that the tariffs on Serbian and Bosnian products …

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Kosovo’s Haradinaj insists on keeping tax despite facing consequences

Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj says internal disagreements over tax imposed on Serbian goods are damaging Kosovo. He said the tariffs on Serbian imports introduced by his Government in November last year will remain into force until he gets guarantees on a final agreement with Serbia. Haradinaj says he is ready …

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US threatens withdrawal of troops from Kosovo if tax is not suspended

US national security officials during their visit to Kosovo have threatened with withdrawal of military presence if leaders in Pristina keeps resisting their appeal on suspension of tax on Serbian and Bosnia-Herzegovina goods. Currently the US has 650 troops stationed in Kosovo, mainly in the US military base of Bondsteel, …

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Kosovo President visits opposition leader amidst debate on suspension of tax

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci has visited on Wednesday the head of Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK), Isa Mustafa. Original post Here

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Opening borders issue is Serbia’s agenda, says Kosovo’s Deputy Minister of Defence

Kosovo’s Deputy Minister of Defence and member of Ramush Haradinaj’s party, AAK, says opening of borders issue during Pristina-Belgrade dialogue is Russia’s agenda. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s Haradinaj resists US national security officials advice to suspend tax

Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj and President Hashim Thaci hosted Wednesday US national security officials, John Erath and William Berkley, who urged Kosovo to suspend tax on Serbian and Bosnia Herzegovina goods. Haradinaj in a Facebook post indicated that the tax will not be revoked despite US officials call. But …

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Pacolli calls on Serbian President Vucic to recognise Republic of Kosovo

Kosovo’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Behgjet Pacolli, in an open letter to Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic urged him to recognise the Republic of Kosovo. Original post Here

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Kosovo counts on American-Albanians, says PM Haradinaj

Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, hosted Wednesday an American-Albanian delegation, headed by Mark Gjonaj, who is New York Council member, and said that Kosovo counts on the help of Ameircan-Albanians. Original post Here

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Belgrade attacks Kosovo Serb minister for 'working against Serbia’s interests’

Director of Serbia’s Government Office for Kosovo, Marko Djuric, said after meeting Kosovo Serb political representatives that they don’t see a solution between Pristina and Belgrade is near. 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