Kadri Veseli

Kosovo Considering 120-day Suspension of Tax

 Speaker of Kosovo Parliament and chairman of Democratic Party of Kosovo, PDK, Kadri Veseli said the 100 percent tax imposed by Government on all imported goods from Serbia and Bosnia will not be revoked, but it may be suspended temporarily under some conditions as a good will sign towards the US and European Union, Gazeta Express reported.

Is Kosovo government about to collapse?

This scenario is realistic, explained Haradinaj, because the Democratic Party of Kosovo, led by Kadri Veseli, who is also the president of the Assembly, could leave the government.

Haradinaj told the website syri.net that he was "not afraid of elections that would occur in that case," adding that his coalition partner Veseli "could take steps to leave the government."

Kosovo Votes to Turn Security Force Into Army

Kosovo's parliament on Friday on a second reading approved three draft laws on the Kosovo Security Force, KSF, expanding its competences and creating a legal base for its transformation into a regular army.

The three draft laws concern one directly on the Kosovo Security Force, KSF, another on a Ministry of Defence and a third on service in the KSF.

24 armored Humvees arrive from US to Kosovo

According to the broadcaster, "it is expected that they will be put at the disposal of the (future) Kosovo army."

The report recalled that the Kosovo government in July signed a contract to buy 51 such vehicles.

The handover ceremony at a Kosovo Security Forces (KSF) barrack was attended by high ranking local officials and those from the US embassy.

Kosovo Opposition Urges PM to Quit Over Visa Liberalisation

The parliamentary group of the biggest Kosovo opposition party, the Democratic League of Kosovo, LDK on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj and his deputy, Fatmir Limaj, after a statement from European Commissioner Johannes Hahn that visa liberalisation with the EU is more likely to come by 2020 than the hoped-for end of 2018.

EU commissioner visits Belgrade, then Pristina

Hahn, who is in charge of EU's enlargement negotiations and neighborhood policy, will then travel to Pristina, the European Commission has confirmed for Tanjug.

The main topic of talks in Belgrade and Pristina will be the decision of the Kosovo authorities to levy (100 percent) taxes on goods from central Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH).

Kosovo Expects Victory in Interpol Membership Bid

As the general assembly of the international criminal police organization, Interpol, prepares to vote on Kosovo's membership in Dubai, politicians from both Kosovo and Serbia are hoping their conflicting plans will be confirmed.

Kosovo Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli jetted on Sunday to Dubai in a final push to convince member states to support Kosovo's bid.