BIRN Fact-Check: Trump’s ‘Historic’ Kosovo-Serbia Deal Gathering Dust

With power in Kosovo now in the hands of Vetevendosje and its leader, Prime Minister Albin Kurti, BIRN took a look at the state of play with the Washington Agreement. Of the 16 points, Hoti signed up to, only one has been fully implemented - the establishment of diplomatic relations with Israel.

There has been no positive movement on any of the other elements.

Kosovo Parties Ponder Joint Mayoral Candidates in Serb-Majority Areas

Two women cross the main bridge of the ethnically divided town of Mitrovica, Kosovo, 3 September 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/VALDRIN XHEMAJ

On Friday, Erden Atiq, a local Vetevendosje leader in mainly Serb North Mitrovica, spoke about a potential agreement between the Albanian parties to field a single mayoral candidate for the October 17 local elections.