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Haradinaj’s party urges MPs to vote demarcation according to their request

The Alliance for the Future of Kosovo (AAK) of Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, says the Draft Law on ratification of the Agreement on border demarcation with Montenegro, should be voted by all MPs next Wednesday when the Parliament will convene again to vote on its ratification. Sealing the border deal …

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Albin Kurti pelted with eggs

Vetevendosje leader, Albin Kurti, was pelted with eggs on Friday while entering Parliament building when MPs were expected to ratify the disputed Agreement on border demarcation with Montenegro. Original post Here

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Kosovo MPs postpone voting on demarcation with Montenegro until next Wednesday

Kosovo Parliament has failed again on Friday to gather necessary votes to ratify the Agreement on border demarcation with Montenegro. Parties have agreed for Parliament to gather again next Wednesday at 10 am to ratify the deal which is one of the last criteria for Kosovo to get visa liberalisation …

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Kosovo parties hope for last-minute deal on ratifying demarcation with Montenegro

Kosovo Political parties have failed late on Thursday to reach an agreement on ratification of the disputed Agreement on border demarcation with Montenegro. Gazeta Express has learned that parties involved in discussion, are hoping a last-minute deal will enable MPs to ratify the Agreement during Friday’s session of Parliament se …

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Apostolova urges Kosovo politicians to vote demarcation

Head of the EU Office in Kosovo, Nataliya Apostolova, called on Kosovo politicians to ratify the Agreement on border demarcation with Montenegro. Original post Here

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Vlora Citaku: My trip to the moon closer to reality than Serbian FM statement on de-recognition by the US, UK

Kosovo Ambassador to US Vlora Citaku, reacting to Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic’s statement who said that “it makes more sense for US and Great Britain to revoke Kosovo recognition”, answered ironically saying that her wish is ‘become tennis champion in Wimbledon’ and ‘a trip to the moon”. Citaku said …

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Delawie and Apostolova new round of meetings on demarcation

US Ambassador to Kosovo, Greg Delawie, and Head of the EU Office in Kosovo, Nataliya Apostolova, have started a new round of meetings with the senior state officials aiming at reaching of a consensus to ratify the Agreement on border demarcation with Montengro. Original post Here

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Serbian man who attacked US Embassy in Podgorica awarded by Serbia for his role during war in Kosovo

The man who threw a bomb into the U.S. Embassy complex in Montenegro’s capital, and then killed himself, was a Serbian man, ex-soldier decorated by Serbian authorities after NATO’s bombing of Serbia and Montenegro in 1999, during the war in Kosovo. Original post Here

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Impatience grows in Kosovo as Parliament fails to ratify border deal with Montenegro, yet again

A non-governmental organisation called on citizens of Kosovo to gather on Friday in front of the Parliament to protest against further delays of the ratification of the Agreement on border demarcation between Kosovo and Montenegro. The protest will be held as Kosovo Parliament has failed yet again on Thursday to …

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Montenegro Police suspect Serbian man is behind the attack in US Embassy

The Police in Montenegro suspect that Serbian man Dalibor Jaukovic (43), has on Wednesday after midnight threw an explosive device, at the United States embassy building in Podgorica, before blowing himself up. Original post Here

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Mogherini’s Office asks realistic agreement between Kosovo and Serbia, did not comment on partition

The US Ambassador to Kosovo, Greg Delawie, said Friday that he was misunderstood when during a televised interview avoided commenting whether partition of Kosovo would be acceptable to Washington, sparking speculations that the US stance on Kosovo issue has changed. The Office of the EU High Representative, Federica Mogherini, who …

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Serbia bans entry of Kosovo's First Deputy Prime Minister, Behgjet Pacolli

Serbia’s authorities have not approved the request of the Kosovo’s Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli to visit the Sandzak region in Serbia. Pacolli was invited by the Bosniak National Council (BNV) to attend their debate on regional cooperation in Balkans. Original post Here

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Veseli and Fajon discuss further steps on visa liberalisaiton

Speaker of Parliament Kadri Veseli spoke on the phone on Friday with the European Parliament Rapporteur for visa liberalisation process with Kosovo, Tanja Fajon. Original post Here

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Reports of a change in US policy on partition of Kosovo are simply wrong, says Daniel Serwer

Daniel Serwer, a former State Department official who served as a U.S. special envoy in the Balkans, analysing the statements of the US Ambassador Greg Delawie, who was asked whether Washington supports partition of Kosovo, said that the Ambassador in his interview with Kosovo TV channel KTV did not mention …

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Pacolli to visit Sandzak as Kosovo Foreign Minister

Kosovo’s Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli received an official invitation to visit Sandzak in western Serbia. But Serbian Minister of Interior, Nebojsa Stefanovic, said that Pacolli has been informed that his visit has not been granted by authorities in Belgrade. However Jetlir Zyberi, advisor to Foreign Minister, says Pacolli will visit …

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Kosovo deserves visa-free regime, says President Thaci

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci says the European Commission (EC) positive recommendation on lifting visas for Kosovo is not a gift and was well-deserved by Kosovo. He made the comments during a joint press conference with the EU Commissioner on Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos in Brussels, who announced …

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It’s official: Avramopoulos confirms Kosovo fulfils all visa liberalisation benchmarks

The EU Commissioner on Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos says Kosovo has met all visa liberalisation benchmarks. He made the statements during a joint press conference with Kosovo President Hashim Thaci in Brussels. Original post Here

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Commissioner Avramopoulos confirms: Kosovo has fulfilled visa liberalization benchamrks

Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner on Home Affairs and Statehood, in an op.ed sent to the Kosovo daily Koha Ditore, which will be published on Thursday, has stated that Kosovo marked progress and fulfilled all visa liberalization benchmarks. Original post Here

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Kosovo leaders united on dialogue with Serbia, says PM Haradinaj after meeting Mogherini

Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, who is visiting Brussels as part of Kosovo high level delegation, said that they confirmed to the EU’s High Representative, Federica Mogherini, that Kosovo institutions are united when it comes to the dialogue with Serbia. Original post Here

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Mogherini: Thaci and Vucic agreed to reconvene in a few weeks' time

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, hosted a meeting of the High Level Dialogue with President Hashim Thaci of Kosovo and President Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia. Original post Here

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Mogherini’s Office asks realistic agreement between Kosovo and Serbia, did not comment on partition

The US Ambassador to Kosovo, Greg Delawie, said Friday that he was misunderstood when during a televised interview avoided commenting whether partition of Kosovo would be acceptable to Washington, sparking speculations that the US stance on Kosovo issue has changed. The Office of the EU High Representative, Federica Mogherini, who …

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Serbia bans entry of Kosovo's First Deputy Prime Minister, Behgjet Pacolli

Serbia’s authorities have not approved the request of the Kosovo’s Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli to visit the Sandzak region in Serbia. Pacolli was invited by the Bosniak National Council (BNV) to attend their debate on regional cooperation in Balkans. Original post Here

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Veseli and Fajon discuss further steps on visa liberalisaiton

Speaker of Parliament Kadri Veseli spoke on the phone on Friday with the European Parliament Rapporteur for visa liberalisation process with Kosovo, Tanja Fajon. Original post Here

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Reports of a change in US policy on partition of Kosovo are simply wrong, says Daniel Serwer

Daniel Serwer, a former State Department official who served as a U.S. special envoy in the Balkans, analysing the statements of the US Ambassador Greg Delawie, who was asked whether Washington supports partition of Kosovo, said that the Ambassador in his interview with Kosovo TV channel KTV did not mention …

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Pacolli to visit Sandzak as Kosovo Foreign Minister

Kosovo’s Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli received an official invitation to visit Sandzak in western Serbia. But Serbian Minister of Interior, Nebojsa Stefanovic, said that Pacolli has been informed that his visit has not been granted by authorities in Belgrade. However Jetlir Zyberi, advisor to Foreign Minister, says Pacolli will visit …

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Kosovo deserves visa-free regime, says President Thaci

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci says the European Commission (EC) positive recommendation on lifting visas for Kosovo is not a gift and was well-deserved by Kosovo. He made the comments during a joint press conference with the EU Commissioner on Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos in Brussels, who announced …

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It’s official: Avramopoulos confirms Kosovo fulfils all visa liberalisation benchmarks

The EU Commissioner on Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos says Kosovo has met all visa liberalisation benchmarks. He made the statements during a joint press conference with Kosovo President Hashim Thaci in Brussels. Original post Here

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Commissioner Avramopoulos confirms: Kosovo has fulfilled visa liberalization benchamrks

Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner on Home Affairs and Statehood, in an op.ed sent to the Kosovo daily Koha Ditore, which will be published on Thursday, has stated that Kosovo marked progress and fulfilled all visa liberalization benchmarks. Original post Here

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Kosovo leaders united on dialogue with Serbia, says PM Haradinaj after meeting Mogherini

Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, who is visiting Brussels as part of Kosovo high level delegation, said that they confirmed to the EU’s High Representative, Federica Mogherini, that Kosovo institutions are united when it comes to the dialogue with Serbia. Original post Here

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Mogherini: Thaci and Vucic agreed to reconvene in a few weeks' time

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, hosted a meeting of the High Level Dialogue with President Hashim Thaci of Kosovo and President Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia. Original post Here