Kosovo Liberation Army
BELGRADE - Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic stated on Tuesday that the publication of the report of the special investigative team headed by U.S. prosecutor Clint Williamson will confirm the objectivity of EU institutions and the international community in the investigation of crimes committed during the war in Kosovo-Metohija (KiM).
Organ trafficking case investigator to meet with PM
BELGRADE -- Clint Williamson is visiting Belgrade on Tuesday and and will meet Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić, it has been announced.
The American prosecutor heads an investigation team of the EU that is looking into allegations of human organ trafficking in Kosovo.
Isa Musfata, head of the Democratic League of Kosovo, LDK, was elected speaker of Kosovo's parliament after 65 of 83 MPs present voted in favour.
“I will work in the interest of all MPs and all parliamentary groups no matter if they are present or not. We will work a lot for the integration of our minority communities, who elected us today”, he said after taking office on Thursday.
The opposition Vetevendosje Movement in Kosovo has just 16 seats in the 120-seat parliament, but still appears to hold the key to the Prime Minister’s office.
Kosovo: Parties reject Self-Determination's demands
PRIŠTINA -- Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) leader Isa Mustafa says his party will not accept the conditions put forward by Albin Kurti's Self-Determination.
Opposition leaders from the Alliance for the Future of Kosovo (AAK), the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK), Nisma and the Vetevendosje Movement failed on Monday to reach a deal aimed at stopping outgoing Prime Minister Hashim Thaci, head of the Democratic Party of Kosovo, from forming the next government.
Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga said on Monday that the recently-elected legislature should convene for the first time on July 17 so she can “submit to parliament the proposal for the new prime minister nominate to parliament”.
Thaci "respects" decision that would give his party mandate
PRIŠTINA -- Hashim Thaci has said that he will "respect" a decision of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo addressing the post-election deadlock.
The court on Tuesday decided that the party that won the most votes will name a nominee to form the next government in Priština.
The ruling from the constitutional court on Tuesday advised President Atifete Jahjaga that the party “that won the highest number of seats as a result of the elections to be given the possibility to propose a candidate for prime minister to form the government”.