BELGRADE - By taking part in the Kosovo government, Serbia decided to take upon itself a significant part of responsibility for the safety and quality of life of Kosovo Serbs and I expect to see the Serbs take ministerial seats too, the Director of Serbian government's Office for Kosovo-Metohija (KiM) Marko Djuric said.
German parliamentarians, on a two-day visit to Serbia, have told the Belgrade government they want to more action on Kosovo before Serbia can further its aspirations to join the EU
"Invasion of Serb property to be resolved"
FRANKFURT -- Activities of Kosovo's privatization agency undermine the foundations upon which the Serb community in the province is built, says Marko Đurić.
The director of the Serbian Government Office for Kosovo and Metohija spoke for the Serbian-language daily Vesti, published in Frankfurt, Germany.
"Belgrade continues to provide economic aid to Serbs"
BELGRADE -- Belgrade continues to financially help Serbs in Kosovo, but that support should go to development, rather that serve to "pay them to stay (in Kosovo)."
This is what the head of the Serbian government's media office, Milivoje Mihajlović, told B92 TV on Wednesday.
VIENNA - Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sebastian Kurz said that the parliamentary elections in Kosovo, which were carried out with almost no problems, constitute another step toward strengthening of democracy and noted that the outcome provides a clear guideline for the continuation of the reconciliation process with Belgrade.
"Serbs showed responsibility by voting in Kosovo election"
KOSOVSKA MITROVICA, BELGRADE -- Serbs voted in early parliamentary elections in Kosovo "in large numbers, despite difficult conditions" demonstrating their responsibility toward their state.
This is according to Marko Đurić, director of the Serbian Government Office for Kosovo.