Kosovo War

Vucic: I will request gov't to consider relaunching of exercises with NATO

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Tuesday that, as commander-in-chief of the Serbian Armed Forces, he would request that the Serbian government consider deciding in favour of relaunching joint military exercises with NATO.

Vucic announced this at a press conference after meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Belgrade.

Stoltenberg: Community of municipalities key to normalisation of relations

BELGRADE - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday in Belgrade establishment of a community of Serb-majority municipalities was key to normalisation of Belgrade-Pristina relations.

Speaking at a press conference after a meeting with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, Stoltenberg called on Belgrade and Pristina to continue dialogue as it was the only path to peace.

Kfor, Serbian Armed Forces delegations hold commander-level meeting

PRISTINA - A commander-level meeting between delegations of Kfor Regional Command West and East and the Serbian Armed Forces (SAF) was held at Camp Villaggio Italia near Pec. Kosovo-Metohija on Thursday "in the framework of the periodic cooperation meetings, provided for by the directions for implementation of the temporary operating procedures agreement," Kfor has announced.

Vucic: Kfor, NATO have no right to support creation of Kosovo army

BRUSSELS - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday evening that, under UNSCR 1244, Kfor and NATO had no right to support the creation of an army of the so-called Kosovo.

Vucic was speaking to reporters in Brussels after a series of meetings with European officials about the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue.

Vučić from Brussels: "Serbia cannot accept the independence of Kosovo"

He addressed the public from Brussels.
"Serbia cannot accept Kosovo's membership in the UN, nor Kosovo's independence. We are fully ready for the formation of the CSM. It is clear to everyone, no matter what. We want peace, we will continue to act responsibly", said Vui.

Djuric: Support to transformation of "KSF" into army does not help defuse tensions

WASHINGTON - Serbian Ambassador to the US Marko Djuric said on Thursday support to a transformation of the so-called Kosovo Security Force into an army did not contribute to dialogue, defusing of tensions and normalisation of Belgrade-Pristina relations.

Vucic, Munsch discuss worsening of situation of Kosovo-Metohija Serbs

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met with the commander of the NATO Joint Force Command in Naples, Adm Stuart Munsch, in Belgrade on Wednesday and voiced grave concern over a drastic worsening of the already difficult situation of the Serb community in Kosovo-Metohija.

Dacic: Over 210,000 people have left Kosovo-Metohija due to ethnic hatred

GENEVA - Serbian FM Ivica Dacic said in Geneva on Monday 210,284 people - mostly Serbs, but also other non-Albanians like Roma, Ashkali and Gorani - had been forced to leave their homes in Kosovo-Metohija due to ethnic hatred.

Addressing the UNHCR Executive Committee, Dacic said that, according to UNHCR figures, only 12,707 IDPs had returned to Kosovo-Metohija.