Politics of Kosovo
NEW YORK - The UN Security Council session on the next semiannual report on the work of UNMIK, the UN mission in Kosovo-Metohija, will be held on October 23.
The session has been rescheduled from October 18.
Tensions in Serbia's southern province have escalated since the most recent session on the mission's work, held on April 27.
BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Tuesday he had had an important discussion with representatives of Quint states in one of the most difficult moments for Serbia and that he had requested that Kfor take over care of all security issues in the north of Kosovo-Metohija from the so-called Kosovo Police.
The United States, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and Germany are using significant armament of Pristina to use Kosovo Albanians as a tool for NATO to discipline Belgrade. The emergence of the Kosovo army also points to potential instability in the region, according to Sran Graovac, an analyst at the Center for Social Stability.
BRUSSELS - The EU special envoy for the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue Miroslav Lajcak has welcomed a decision to withdraw 25 pct of so-called Kosovo Police troops deployed in and around municipal buildings in the north of Kosovo-Metohija, made at a meeting of representatives of the so-called Kosovo Police, Eulex and Kfor in Bratislava.