Slovakia's reaction to the 2008 Kosovo declaration of independence
Daily Vecernje Novosti is reporting this, adding that Russian diplomats have been instructed to point out to the failures of KFOR and EULEX - the NATO and EU missions in Kosovo - as well as to the violation of UN Security Council Resolution 1244 - all with the aim of "reinforcing Belgrade's position."
It concerns Pahor's statement that Slovenia would work to ensure Kosovo is recognized by the five EU member-states "that have not yet done so."
In a press release cited by the agency STA, Pahor stressed that Kosovo is one of the main political issues on which Slovenia and Serbia hold "distinctly different views."
Fico spoke after his meeting the UN secretary-general, Antonio Guterres, Tanjug reported on Tuesday, citing Slovakia's TASR.
The prime minister assessed that the Balkans is "once again starting to burn," and said he believes a European perspective is necessary because otherwise "the nervousness in the region will start to grow."
PRISTINA - I believe a historic agreement on normalisation and reconciliation between Serbia and Kosovo, ultimately aimed at "recognising reality", will soon be reached, Kosovo President Hasim Taci has told Tanjug in an exclusive interview, commenting on expectations from a resumption of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue in Brussels.
The Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that the World Customs Organization (SCO) has suspended Kosovo until further notice.
In a statement issued on Sunday, and carried by the Serbian government's website, the MFA said that this happened during a session held the previous day "regarding the accession of the so-called 'Kosovo' to this organization."