Showing posts with label Kosovo and Metohija. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kosovo and Metohija. Show all posts

Sunday, January 8, 2023

NATO Rejects Serbian Request For Sending Military Contingent To Kosovo - President

NATO-led peacekeeping mission Kosovo Force (KFOR) has rejected Belgrade's request to deploy the police and troops to Kosovo and Metohija, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Sunday.

Sunday, January 1, 2023

Kosovo Wants To Increase NATO Presence In Order To Strengthen Security - Prime Minister

Kosovo Wants To Increase NATO Presence In Order To Strengthen Security

Kosovo intends to increase the presence of NATO military personnel in the republic for the sake of strengthening peace and security in Western Balkans, Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti said on Sunday.

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Pristina intimidates Serb population under West’s passive eye — Russian ambassador

Serb-populated northern Kosovo

The authorities of the unrecognized republic of Kosovo are intimidating the Serb population under the West’s passive eye, Russian Ambassador to Serbia Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko said on Friday.

Saturday, November 26, 2022

EU gives Serbia ‘contradictory’ demands, Ukraine’s territorial integrity, Serbia being asked to violate its own – PM

If territorial integrity is inviolable, why is Serbia being asked to violate its own, Brnabic asked.

The EU is making “contradictory” demands on Serbia when it comes to values and principles, Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said on Friday. While Belgrade is committed to joining the bloc, it’s difficult to square the insistence of Brussels on Ukraine’s territorial integrity while expecting Serbia to violate its own.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Serbia’s, Kosovo’s negotiators agree on measures to avoid escalation

Serbia’s, Kosovo’s negotiators agree on measures to avoid escalation

Negotiators from Serbia and unrecognized Kosovo have reached an agreement on measures to resolve the dispute over license plates and avoid further escalation, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Wednesday after their talks in Brussels.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Serbian Military On High Alert After Kosovo Refuses To Rescind Controversial Policy

situation on the border with Kosovo

The Serbian armed forces have been put on high alert by the country's president to enable quick response to any development of the situation on the border with Kosovo, which continues to demand Kosovar licensing of Belgrade-issued car plates, Serbian Defense Minister Milos Vucevic said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Vucic Says 100,000 Serbs Live In Kosovo, Pledges To Protect Their Interests


Serbs make up 7% of the population in Kosovo and Metohija with about 100,000 people living there, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Tuesday, adding that Belgrade must protect their interests.

Monday, August 22, 2022

Serbian President Vucic Vows to Protect Kosovo Serbs If NATO Won't 'Do Their Job'


The president of Serbia urged NATO-led Kosovo Force (KFOR) to "do their job" in Kosovo on Sunday, warning that if they do not, Serbia will take action to defend its minority there.

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Number of Kosovars leaving for EU increases –

Number of Kosovars leaving for EU increases

In December 2021, over 56,000 Kosovo citizens applied for a visa in Germany with more than 60,00 applying in Croatia and thousands in Slovenia and other European countries.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Spain announces football match with ‘territory of Kosovo’ –

territory of Kosovo

Kosovo’s men’s senior football team, which is set to play a series of international matches against Spain, Greece and Georgia, was referred to by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) as the “territory of Kosovo” in a public statement published on its website on 9 March. Spain is one of the five EU countries that do not recognise Kosovo.

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Kosovo's President Thaci resigns to face war crimes court


Thaci was political chief of Kosovo's rebel army

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci resigned Thursday to face an indictment from a war crimes court in The Hague, a dramatic downfall for a man who has loomed over the former Serbian province for more than a decade.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Politicians throw tear gas in Kosovo's parliament

gas in Kosovo's parliament
Opposition politicians threw tear gas canisters in Kosovo’s parliament chamber in a bid to prevent other deputies from ratifying a border agreement with Montenegro.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Arrestation d'un Israélien accusé d'avoir été le cerveau d'un réseau de trafic d'organes au Kosovo

trafic d'organes
Un ressortissant israélien soupçonné d'avoir été au Kosovo le cerveau d'un réseau international de trafic d'organes a été arrêté à Chypre, à la demande de Pristina, selon une source de la police kosovare.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

‘Double standard & hypocrisy’: Serbian president on EU denouncement of Catalan referendum

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has accused the EU of hypocrisy and double-standards following its denouncement of the Catalonian referendum as illegal, while acknowledging the independence of the breakaway province of Kosovo.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Kosovo Serbs 'Terrified' by Proposed Creation of 'Greater Albania'

Fresh calls for a Greater Albania, incorporating the southern Serbian province of Kosovo, have led to an angry backlash from politicians in Belgrade. Sputnik Radio's Mark Hirst talked to Marko Djuric, Director of the Government Office for Kosovo and Metohija.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...