Tag: Kosovo
Balkans 11:54

Kosovo government begins session with minute of silence for bus accident victims

The Kosovo government began Thursday’s session with a minute of silence for the victims of Wednesday’s bus accident at Skopje-Tetovo motorway, MIA reports from Pristina. The news, along with a picture from the beginning of the session, was posted by Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj...

Balkans 16:46

Thaci: Inclusion of Presevo, Medvedje and Bujanovc in the territory of Kosovo is logical

Speaking about the final agreement with Serbia, President of Kosovo Hashim Thaci said a creative solution is required which would guarantee that the interests of the two sides will be fulfilled as well as those of the U.S., NATO and EU. Thaci thinks inclusion of Presevo, Medvedje and Bujanovc in the...

Balkans 17:59

Kosovo’s Veseli: Without international support, we risk everything

Chairman of Kosovo’s Assembly Kadri Veseli has ruled out any prospect for dissolution of the government, reiterating that taxes for goods from Serbia and BiH should be cancelled after 120 days. “PM Ramush Haradinaj and I share different stances about tariffs, which I have made it clear publicly,”...

Balkans 10:59

Rama: Soon we will have no border with Macedonia, Kosovo is just the beginning

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said in his New Year message that “the opening of the border with Kosovo is just the beginning.” He added that “the same procedure is planned when it comes to Montenegro, Macedonia, and Greece.” “I believe that the border between Albania...

Balkans 13:16

Double controls in Albania-Kosovo customs removed

Interior Minister, Sander Lleshi announced on Thursday that the double control at the Albania-Kosovo border was removed. The Minister informed that the Council of Ministers approved on Wednesday the decision for removing double controls at the “Morine” border crossing point between Kosovo...

Balkans 12:04

Serbia and Kosovo trade accusations over Pristina’s new army

The presidents of Serbia and Kosovo traded accusations Monday at the U.N. Security Council over Kosovo’s decision to transform its 4,000-strong security force into a regular army and Serbia’s threat of armed intervention — but both expressed their readiness for dialogue, AP reports. Serbian President...