States with limited recognition

Kosovo Decision to Partly Scrap Tariffs Leaves Serbia Unmoved

Serbia has given a grudging response to the Kosovo government's decision on Tuesday to lift the 100-per-cent tariff imposed on imports from Serbia and Bosnia - fully removing the tariff for Bosnia while replacing tariffs more gradually with Serbia in line with a new principle of reciprocity.

US Dismisses Kurti’s Claims About Secret Land Swap Talks

The US Special Envoy for the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, Richard Grenell, the US Ambassador to Kosovo, Philip Kosnett, and the US Special Representative for the Western Balkans, Matthew Palmer, have dismissed claims made by outgoing Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti that the Presidents of Kosovo and Serbia had reached a secret agreement on a land swap with their knowledge as part of a final deal on

Autonomy Abolished: How Milosevic Launched Kosovo’s Descent into War

"It was a day for conscience and responsibility," Termkolli told BIRN.

Kosovo's autonomy as part of the Yugoslav federation was granted in 1974 under the leadership of Josip Broz Tito, giving it almost the same rights as Yugoslavia's six republics. Fifteen years later, this was being reversed.

Pristina abolishes fees

Tariffs on all goods and products are expected to be abolished on April 1, Kosovo Online reports.
The government made the decision tonight in a telephone session. Ministers of Vetvendosje and non-Serb minority minister, member of the New Democratic Party, Emilia Rexhepi voted in favor of this decision.

United States seriously threatens Pristina: We will leave; Grenell retweeted

He also stressed that if Kosovo is not fully committed to peace, the US should reconsider its presence there.
Commenting on the situation on Kosovo territory, Perdue reminded on his Twitter account that for more than two decades, US forces have been helping to maintain peace between Belgrade and Pristina.

Kosovo War Rape Survivor Condemns Stigmatisation of Victims

Vasfije Krasniqi Goodman told a special session of the Kosovo Assembly dedicated to raising public awareness about survivors of wartime sexual violence on Monday that victims needed protection and support but instead have been stigmatised by society for more than two decades.

"Our country, our society stigmatises us," Krasniqi Goodman said.

"Access point to the sea, this is a compromise offered to Serbia"

Reka said Serbia was offered a major compromise, he said, and that is the access to Durres port in Albania via Kosovo, without explaining the proposal in more detail.
He said that Serbia is blocked and does not have access to the sea because it is blocked from Montenegro, and it cannot access it through Northern Macedonia either, Kosovo online reports.

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