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Serbia Jailing Kurdish Politician ‘Unlawfully’, Rights Groups Say

Serbia has delayed until further notice the extradition of Ecevit Piroglu, a Kurdish politician and activist wanted by Turkey for terrorism, but has still kept him locked up after his one-year custody sentence expired on June 24.

Kosovo Move in Car Plates Row Aims to ‘Expel Serbs’ – Vucic

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic condemned the Kosovo government's latest decision about licence plates for Serbs living in northern Kosovo, claiming its goal is "to expel Serbs, especially from the north of Kosovo and Metohija". He said Kosovo's goal was "to make a new Storm", referencing the Croatian army operation in 1995, codenamed Storm, that forced most Serbs to flee Croatia.

Vučić: The goal is a new "Storm". A general attack on northern Kosovo on October 1st

Those requests were brought to Belgrade by the EU special envoy Miroslav Lajcak, with whom Vucic met tonight in the building of the General Secretariat of the President of the Republic.
President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vui, said that as of today, we have a complete change in the situation in our country, as well as in the territory of Kosovo and Metohija.

Meeting of Vučić and Abazović PHOTO

The meeting started at 12:30 p.m.
By the way, the Montenegrin Prime Minister arrived in Belgrade this morning, where he was given a formal welcome in front of the Palace of Serbia. Before the meeting with Vui, he talked with the Prime Minister of Serbia, Ana Brnabic.

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EU Envoy Sets 2024 Deadline for Kosovo-Serbia Deal

Days after the European Union gave Slovak diplomat Miroslav Lajcak two more years in his post as EU envoy on the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue and Western Balkans issues, Lajcak has set spring 2024 as the deadline for when the two foes have to finally normalize their tense relations.

Lajčák arrives and meets with Vucic

During the visit from June 29 to July 1, Lajk will meet with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, Serbian Parliament Speaker Ivica Dacic, as well as parliamentary opposition leaders and representatives of the international community in Serbia, the statement said.
Lajk is in Kosovo and Metohija today, where he arrived yesterday.

Vučić presents Vidovdan awards, formal reception for a second term of office follows

After that, a formal reception will be organized on the occasion of Vidovdan and the inauguration of the President of the Republic in the second term.
The ceremony of presenting the decorations, as well as the ceremonial reception, will be organized in the Palace of Serbia at 6:00 p.m., Office for Media Relations of the President of the Republic announced.

German message to Serbia

However, as he emphasized, harmonization with foreign policy, i.e. the introduction of sanctions against Moscow in order to preserve European values, and not against the citizens of Russia, will help Serbia progress in the EU integration process.

Slovenia receiving many congratulations on Statehood Day

Ljubljana – Slovenia is receiving congratulations from many world leaders on Statehood Day, with President Borut Pahor having received messages from Queen Elizabeth II, US President Joe Biden, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and French President Emmanuel Macron, among others.

Police Probe Explosion at Electricity Distributor in North Kosovo

An explosive device was thrown on Thursday night at the electricity distribution facility in north Mitrovica, in the Serb-majority north of Kosovo, police confirmed.

"It is suspected that a hand explosive device caused the explosion at the electro-distributor," Mitrovica's Chief Prosecutor, Ismet Ujkani, told BIRN, adding that the attack was committed by "unknown individuals".

Kiril Petkov Admitted that Bulgaria is Sending Aid to Ukraine through Poland

"Bulgaria sends aid to Ukraine through Poland". In practice, the resigned Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov admitted this in an interview with the Guardian, given before the no-confidence vote this Wednesday.

His statement comes after a question about how Bulgaria's position on the war will change if it fails to form a new coalition.

BIRN Fact-Check: What Will the Serbia-Kosovo Energy Deal Achieve?

Secondly, the Kosovo authorities will have access to the Valac/Vallaq substation, an important part of the country's power grid that is located in a Serb-majority municipality, and other energy infrastructure that Pristina was not able to access previously.

Serbs to pay bills to Serbian company