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Pristina worried about involvement of major powers, "fearing Russia"

According to the "Zeri" newspaper in Pristina, connoisseurs of political circumstances believe that the final agreement could lead to privileges for the Serbs, diminishing the interests of the so-called Kosovo and the destabilization of the Balkans under Russian influence.

Vucic: We will strive to find all missing persons

Serbia's President made this statement during a visit to the Association of Families of Kidnapped and Missing Persons in Kosovo and Metohija.
He left this message in a memorial book of the Association, where some of the members passed on to him some of the tragic stories in Kosovo and Metohija, of their beloved ones who were gone missing or killed in the period from 1998 to 2004.

Balkan Insight’s Week in Pictures

A young man drives an electric scooter through the main square in the Macedonian capital of Skopje on September 12. With more and more people driving electric scooters, there has been an influx of accidents as there is no specific roads for these transportation devices. Photo: EPA-EFE/Georgi Licovksi.

Thaci already "written off"?

According to "Blic" report, carried by Tanjug, it does not mean that the deadline will not be extended as many times before, but the "Kosovo issue" is being pushed in that direction. Hashim Thaci's party is worse off than ever, and if the West plays to other options, negotiations over the fate of Kosovo and Metohija could change drastically, according to "Blic".

‘Europe Recognises Balkan Anti-War Activism is Important’

Ivan Djuric, the programme director of the Youth Initiative for Human Rights' branch in Serbia, told BIRN in an interview that the organisation's nomination for the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize is a recognition that anti-war campaigning remains necessary in the Balkan region.

Serbia’s SNS Leaves Nothing to Chance in Ethnically-Mixed South

"These elections are of national importance," he said.

With just 6,602 voters, Medvedja should be a backwater. But its importance lies in its proximity to the former Serbian province of Kosovo and its role in an ethnic Albanian guerrilla insurgency in southern Serbia in 2000-2001.

Babis to Zeman: I am ready for Kosovo debate

"I would prefer debates on this subject on our foreign relations meeting, that is, on the meeting attended by the President, the Speakers of both Houses of Parliament, the Prime Minister, the Head of Diplomacy and the Minister of Police. Our positions do not match. I will wait for the debate, and then take some stance on it", the prime minister told reporters.

Hungarian Media: Orban Won Big From Von der Leyen’s List

Author Laszlo Szocs pointed out that this portfolio affects two areas, Ukraine and Serbia, where important ethnic Hungarian communities live. The editorial also quoted several critical statements from the opposition - that it then refuted.

PM Borissov Met with Greece's Foreign Minister

They both believe that there are excellent bilateral relations between the two countries.

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov meets with Greek Foreign Minister Nikolaos Dendias.

Czech President To Push for Kosovo Recognition Withdrawal

Czech President Milos Zeman delighted his Serbian hosts at a joint press conference on Wednesday with his Serbian counterpart, Aleksandar Vucic, when he promised to push for the Czech Republic to withdraw its 2008 recognition of Kosovo at a counseling on the constitution expected to happen in one month.

"Russia wants disorder"; "Agreement between Belgrade and Pristina is possible"

He added that United States would back the Government in Pristina as it is devoted to dialogue, while Russian wants the region based on disorder and mistrust.
"One of our primary goals is to support the formation of Kosovo Government that is devoted to dialogue, which means suspending tariffs and returning to the negotiations table", he said in an interview for RTCG.

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