Democratic League of Kosovo

Shifting Focus of Kosovo Government Talks Hampers Deal

The course of talks in Kosovo on forming a new government changed yet again on Wednesday when the Democratic League of Kosovo, LDK, made yet another proposal to its potential senior partner, Vetevendosje, this time about who should get the post of parliament speaker as part of the splitting of power between them.

Kosovo President May Seek Court Advice Over Political Stalemate

After Albin Kurti, leader of the winning Vetevendosje party, in the October 2019 snap elections again refused to name a possible prime minister, President Hashim Thaci has written back that he might ask the Constitutional Court of Kosovo to clarify the constitutional and legal position.

Coalition Talks Remain Deadlocked in Kosovo

Albin Kurti, leader of Vetevendosje (Self-Determination), the party that topped the last elections in Kosovo, said on Wednesday that negotiations with the second-placed Democratic League of Kosovo, LDK, had failed - and the two parties would therefore go into the constitutive session of parliament on Thursday without an agreement on forming a new government.

Belgrade Appoints Serb Officials in Northern Kosovo

As talks in Kosovo drag on between Albin Kurti's Vetevendosje movement and Isa Mustafa's Democratic League of Kosovo, LDK, on forming a new coalition government, officials from Belgrade-backed Srpska Lista, the main Serbian party in Kosovo, have already taken up their new posts in Serb-dominated northern Kosovo.

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