Josep Borrell

EU Announces Measures Against Kosovo Over Unrest in North

EU spokesman Peter Stano on Wednesday said the 27 EU member states had "unanimously" agreed to take "reversible and temporary measures" against Kosovo, "depending on the development on the ground and credible decisive steps by (Kosovo) Prime Minister (Albin) Kurti".

According to Stano, "the EU has prepared proposals with measures with immediate effect".

The mandate of the EULEX mission to Kosovo has been extended

The Committee for Political and Security Affairs of the Council of the European Union made a decision to extend the mandate of the EU Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) until June 14, 2025.
The decision stated that the financial amount intended to cover EULEX costs from June 15, 2023 to June 14, 2025 will amount to more than 165 million euros.

Albanian post: Document leaked; These are eight steps to calm tensions on KiM PHOTO

The document "De-escalation in four northern municipalities - a step by step scenario" was published immediately after French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and the head of EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell, requested the urgent holding of new elections in four municipalities in the north of Kosovo.

KFOR took over control; A "march on the Serbs" is being prepared... PHOTO/VIDEO

A smaller group of Serbs remained on the watch in front of the municipalities.
Members of KFOR are still in front of the municipalities, while members of special forces are present within the local self-governments.
The mayor of Leposavic has been sleeping within the municipality for three nights.

Orban: Ukraine cannot Win the War with Russia

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said today that Ukraine cannot win the war with Russia, calling for negotiations with Moscow to end the conflict, "AFP" reported.

The Hungarian leader, who is at odds with other members of the European Union on the issue of that war and refuses to provide military aid to his Ukrainian neighbor, repeated his calls for a ceasefire.