Responding to calls to dismiss a Kosovo Serb government minister, Goran Rakic, head of the Belgrade-backed Srpska Lista party, after his controversial statements, Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti on Thursday said sacking him would not help anything.
"The issue is not Rakic. Dismissal would turn him into an issue," Kurti said on Thursday, ahead of municipal elections due on Sunday.
Namely, according to the media, that group sends exclusively reports to its headquarters, which are negatively intoned towards Serbs and the north of Kosovo. Such intelligence is also used as a cover for approving the actions of the Prime Minister of self-proclaimed Kosovo, Albin Kurti, through special units in the north of Kosovo.
Today, she will meet with the Prime Minister of Serbia, Ana Brnabi, and participate in the launch of the project on the railway Corridor 10.
Von der Leyen arrived in Belgrade last night, and was greeted at the airport by President Aleksandar Vui, after which the two officials had talks at the "Mir" Villa.
he head of the European Union's executive branch on Wednesday called on Kosovo and Serbia to resolve their disputes through the dialogue and deescalate the recent tension over license plates.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was in Kosovo's capital, Pristina, to meet with senior leaders as part of her regional tour before an EU-Western Balkans summit on Oct. 6.
Von der Leyen will stay in Serbia for two days, while on Thursday she will meet with Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic.
President of the European Commission began her Balkan tour with a visit to Tirana on Tuesday, ahead of the EU-Western Balkans Summit on October 6th. After Tirana, von der Leyen also visited North Macedonia.