Goran Rakic

Peace park instead of roadblocks

BELGRADE - Northern Kosovska Mitrovica Mayor Goran Rakic said on Wednesday that he has adopted the decision to build a peace park next to the bridge on the Ibar River which divides the city into the northern and southern Mitrovica because he is aware that the removal of the roadblock from the bridge is a disturbing piece of news for a majority of Serbs in the city.

Northern Kosovo Serbs to heed government call

BELGRADE - Following the Serbian government's decision to back the participation of the representatives of the Srpska electoral list in the Kosovo-Metohija legislative elections, a meeting has been held at which the conclusion was made that Serbs in northern Kosovo will heed the government's call to vote in Sunday's elections, the government Office for Kosovo-Metohija said in a statement.

Kosovo Serb Parties Mull United Election List

Members of the Belgrade-backed Srpska List have started discussions with other Serbian parties in Kosovo, fleshing out options on how to run together in the upcoming general elections on June 8.

Goran Rakic, from the Srpska list, who became mayor of North Mitrovica in the last local elections, told Balkan Insight that consultations with other Serbian parties were ongoing.

10th anniversary of March pogrom marked

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - Officials of the Office for Kosovo-Metohija (KiM), the Kosovska Mitrovica self-government and the organization of the war veterans of the 90s marked on Monday the tenth anniversary on the 2004 March pogrom laying wreaths at memorials to victims including two citizens of Kosovska Mitrovica, Borivoje Spasojevic and Jana Tucev.