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The talks will be attended by the prime ministers of Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, the chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and the prime minister of the interim institutions in Pristina.
The Prime Minister of Serbia Ana Brnabic is also expected to attend the Vienna meeting.
With a meeting of NATO foreign ministers scheduled for December 5 in Brussels, Bosnian Defence Minister Marina Pendes said on Tuesday that she hopes they will recommend the activation of the country's Membership Action Plan, MAP, eight years after it was first proposed.
But Pendes cautioned that this would just be a step on the road to eventual membership.
Ahead of the formation of new governments in Bosnia after the October 7 elections, Milorad Dodik, leader of the Alliance of Independent Social Democrats, SNSD, and Dragan Covic, the head of Bosnia's Croatian Democratic Union, HDZ, on Monday confirmed a coalition agreement after a meeting in East Sarajevo.
Srpska Lista warned on Friday that it will take to the streets if the Kosovo government does not withdraw its decision to impose a ten per cent customs tariff on products from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
"If Pristina's unlawful measures are not withdrawn, Srpska Lista will invite citizens to peaceful protests," the party said in a statement.
Veteran Austrian diplomat Wolfgang Petritsch on Thursday said that while he generally opposed territorial changes in principle - in the case of a mutual agreement between Kosovo and Serbia, he would not reject the idea.
"I'm one of the few who, when this idea appeared … did not belong to these people who automatically said 'No'," he told BIRN Kosovo's TV show Jeta ne Kosove.
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Bosnian foodstuff producers are worried after Kosovo imposed a 10-per-cent customs tariff on imports from Bosnia and Serbia this week, citing their hostility towards Kosovo.
The trade balance between the two countries is unequal; the value of Bosnian exports to Kosovo is about ten times larger than Kosovo's exports to Bosnia.
"It will be the 10th country that has done so," Dacic told RTS on Wednesday.
B92 later learned, and it has in the meantime been confirmed, that recognition of the unilaterally proclaimed independence of Kosovo has been withdrawn by the Union of the Comoros - a small island state in the Indian Ocean that recognized Kosovo in 20009.