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"No one is offering us a division, no one is offering us anything. They will not give us anything," Vucic told reporters in Kovin, when asked whether he got guarantess from the US President's Envoy Richard Grenell that tariffs would be abolished and that Serbia should be asked for something in return, and whether there was any words on the partition.
The news particularly angered Albanians, who say he is "known for his firm stance opposing NATO bombing, which brought "freedom to Kosovo." Similar reactions are coming from the USA.
Speaking to the Prva TV, Vasiljevic said that Vucic and Special US Envoy for the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue spoke alone for the first ten minutes, after which the head of Serbia's Government Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Djuric, joined the meeting.
The leaders of Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia agreed to allow passport-free travel for their citizens by 2021 and a speedier cross-border flow of goods to boost regional economic development. This was announced earlier today by Reuters News Agency.
This move is not related to the ongoing EU membership negotiations.
The decision to award this year's Nobel Prize for literature to Austrian author Peter Handke, alongside Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk, has sparked angry reactions because of Handke's past support for Slobodan Milosevic's regime.
Kosovo's ambassador to the United States, Vlora Citaku, described the decision as "preposterous and shameful".
The prosecution at the trial of Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic at the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague on Thursday used excerpts from Ratko Mladic's war diary in an attempt to prove that the Serbian State Security Service, where the defendants were senior officials, sent paramilitary units from Serbia to Bosnia and Herzegovina in autumn 1995 and had control over
Leaders of Serbia, Albania and North Macedonia have signed a so-called "mini-Schengen" deal, which, modelled on the passport-free zone of the EU, envisages free movement of people, goods, capital, and services between their three countries. Officials of the three countries said they expect all six countries of the Western Balkans to join the area soon.
The main issue for discussion of this trilateral meeting is establishing "mini Schengen" with the aim of improving the links of the regional markets, enabling free flow of goods, people, services and capital in the market of 20 million people.
A press release from the president's cabinet said that an agreement between Kosovo and Serbia would help the development of Kosovo and the region, making foundation for further economic growth and welfare of the citizens in general.
Belgrade club delegation was not allowed to enter Kosovo and Metohija in order for its players to play the Serbian Cup match against Trepca from Kosovska Mitrovica.
According to the press service of the President of the Republic, the meeting starts at 2 pm.
Newly appointed Special Envoy Richard Grenell will be in Pristina on Wednesday, along with State Department Special Representative Matthew Palmer.
This was posted on Twitter by US Ambassador to Pristina, Philip Kosnett.