PRISTINA - Security has improved significantly across Kosovo since the signing of the Belgrade-Pristina agreement on April 19 last year, Kfor Commander General Salvatore Farina has said.
Farina made the statement on Wednesday during a meeting with the Chief of Staff of the Albanian Armed Forces Jeronim Bazo, the Ansa agency reports.
Southern parts of Serbia could request to join Kosovo if Crimea is incorporated into Russia.
"If authorities in Moscow demand that Crimea join Russia, Tirana [Albania's capital] and Pristina [Kosovo's capital] should demand the same for Presevo valley," Jonuz Musliu, head of Bujanovac Municipality, was quoted as saying by Serbian radio B92 and CROSS news agency.
BELGRADE - Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej said on Monday at a forum commemorating the 10th anniversary of the March pogrom, destruction of Serbian holy sites and exodus of the Serbs from Kosovo, that it had been an attempt to destroy the root of the Serbian people and erase their existence in that area.
Minister: Kosovo army completely unacceptable
BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vulin, minister without portfolio in charge of Kosovo and Metohija in the Serbian government, say a Kosovo army would be "completely unacceptable."
"Serbia does not intend to, within the Brussels dialogue or otherwise, negotiate this issue," he said on Friday.
"Croatia and Franjo Tuđman wanted war"
THE HAGUE -- Advisor to the Serbian legal team in the genocide dispute with Croatia Wayne Jordash believes the Serbian counter-lawsuit is "more convincing" than Croatia's.
He told the newspaper Danas that evidence suggests that Croatia and its then President Franjo Tudjman "wanted war."
New legislation will give financial benefits to war veterans, but it remains unclear how many people fought for the Kosovo Liberation Army and how much money they will get.
BRUSSELS - John Clint Williamson,lead prosecutor for the EULEX Special Investigative Task Force investigating the allegations presented in the report by Dick Marty,returned from a two-day visit to Pristina on Tuesday, where he underlined the need for bringing the investigation into the human organ trafficking to a close without pre-judgment and speculation.