"I have to say that yesterday and today, we faced with half-empty shelves in the grocery shops in the North Mitrovica. I suspect that high politics stands behind this scenario", Hodzic stated.
It is not easy to keep secrets, especially about a matter of such national importance. It is rumoured that Thaci and Vucic plan to announce a deal to swap territories just prior to their next meeting in Paris on July 1.
According to a prominent Kosovo personality, these are the deal terms:
Serbia will agree to recognise Kosovo.
As a member of Kosovo's Bosniak community, Ilda was caught between two stools since birth - collateral damage of the age-old conflict over Kosovo between Serbs and Albanians.
She lived in the mainly Albanian south of Mitrovica until August 2018, but then shifted over the bridge, across the river that divides the town.