Behgjet Pacolli

Kosovo Closer to Getting new LDK-AAK Government

After the heads of the Democratic League of Kosovo, LDK, Isa Mustafa, and the Alliance for the Future of Kosovo, AAK, former prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, on Wednesday agreed to work on creating a new coalition government, President Thaci said he would give a mandate to form a government to whatever coalition was able to assemble a majority.

Kosovo’s LDK Party Signals Readiness to Form New Government

Isa Mustafa, leader of the former junior partner in government, the Democratic League of Kosovo, LDK, on Tuesday said his party was ready to form a new governing coalition with smaller parties - but will not discuss potential candidates for the post of prime minister before officially receiving a mandate from the President.

Kosovo Minister Gives Prosecutor Documents ‘Proving Serbian Crimes’

Behgjet Pacolli said on Tuesday that he has given the Kosovo prosecution "thousands of materials that prove the Serbian genocidal policy against Kosovo" and offer evidence of mass killings by the Yugoslav Army, the Serbian Interior Ministry, Belgrade-controlled paramilitaries and local armed groups during the Kosovo war.

Kosovo Warns Council of Europe about Russian Rapporteur Candidate

Kosovo's outgoing foreign minister, Behgjet Pacolli, has warned the Council of Europe it will refuse to cooperate with Russian senator Aleksei Kondratev if he is appointed as the rights body's Parliamentary Assembly rapporteur for talks between Belgrade and Pristina.

Reports in Kosovo say Kondratev is in line for the job, drawing swift condemnation from Pacolli via Twitter.

North Macedonia Frees Kosovo Ex-Guerrilla Wanted by Serbia

Former KLA fighter Tomor Morina was released from detention and returned to Kosovo on Wednesday afternoon after North Macedonia's Supreme Court earlier the same day ruled that there were no legal grounds for his extradition to Serbia.

Kosovo's Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli welcomed the release.

Petition for the extradition of Tomor Morina sent to Northern Macedonia

Last week, Morina was arrested on the border crossing Blace - General Jankovic, under INTERPOL's warrant, whom Serbia requests under suspicion of committing war crime against civilian population on Kosovo and Metohija.
The Serbian War Crimes Prosecution is investigating this case.