Kosovo–Serbia relations

Serbian Proposals to Resolve Kosovo Border Row ‘Rejected in Brussels’

The director of the Serbian government's office for Kosovo, Petar Petkovic, said on Friday that the Serbian delegation that met Kosovo officials in Brussels this week had offered two proposals to resolve the simmering dispute over identity documents and vehicle licence plates for Kosovo Serbs, but both were rejected.

Vučić: "Why would we care about the Constitution of the so-called Kosovo?"

Vui referred to the announcement of the European External Action Service (EEAS), which expressed concern over "the increase in inflammatory rhetoric between the officials of Belgrade and Pristina" and said that he has no comment. "That's for the best," stated Vui.

‘Spying’ Russian Journalist Rejected by Kosovo Back in Serbia

The Russian embassy in Belgrade confirmed on Sunday that Russian journalist Daria Aslamova "is safe and located in central Serbia" after she was detained a day earlier while trying to cross the border from Serbia into Kosovo. The embassy claimed her detention was groundless.

Kosovo Interior Minister Xhelal Svecla on Sunday banned the entry of Aslamova as a "confirmed spy".

Unemployment, Prejudice Await Kosovo Returnees from Syria, Iraq

"In general, there is a lack of an institutionalised approach to the treatment of this category by the institutions in Kosovo," said Shpat Balaj, a researcher at the Kosovo Centre for Security Studies, KCSS. "Even those actions that are undertaken are more ad-hoc and are related to projects of organisations or small grants from the central level." 

How long will state support last?

Kosovo Police Remove Surveillance Cameras in Mainly Serb Town

Kosovo police on Thursday removed surveillance cameras in the southern Serb-majority municipality of Shterpce/Strpce, acting on the orders of the Ferizaj/Urosevac Basic court and prosecution.

They were told to remove surveillance cameras allegedly controlled by the Serbian authorities, and empty a previously closed municipal building.

Wanted Serb Businessman ‘Must Be Arrested’ If Return to Kosovo Confirmed

Powerful Belgrade-backed businessman and politician, Milan Radoicic, must be arrested if he is in Kosovo as Serbian media have reported, Rasim Maloku from the Ferizaj/Urosevac Basic Prosecution told BIRN on Wednesday.

"The arrest warrant [for Radoicic] related to the 'Brezovica'case is active," Maloku said.

New strike by Quint: "The West has decided to finish the so-called Kosovo project"

The countries of the Quint - USA, Great Britain, Germany, France and Italy - activated all official and unofficial diplomatic resources in order to increase the pressure on the five members of the European Union that did not recognize Kosovo and Metohija to change that position.

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