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As the leader of Belgrade`s negotiating team with Pristina, Borko Stefanovic, political director in Serbia`s foreign ministry, has finally stepped into the spotlight on the political grand stage.
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As Brussels is unlikely to grant Serbia a start date for memberships negotiations owing to the failure of Kosovo talks, Serbia's Prime Minister has asked Russia for help.
Europe should not offer Belgrade a start date for talks until it offers its own minorities the same privileges it demands for the Serbs in Kosovo.
Marking the fifth anniversary of the adoption of its constitution, Kosovo leaders said its provisions must one day extend to the Serb-dominated north of the country.
Most Serbs want the Serb-run north of Kosovo to join Serbia, says a recent poll, which has come out after the Belgrade government rejected an EU-backed deal with Kosovo.
Kosovo’s President Atifete Jahjaga criticised MPs who staged a parliamentary debate about an ethnically-charged land dispute at the historic Serbian Orthodox monastery at Decan/Decani.
Serbia says it will seek a new round of talks with Kosovo, blaming the failure of the last round on the lack of safeguards offered to the Kosovo Serbs.
A former senior health ministry official has denied misusing his position by signing a license for a Kosovo clinic where illegal kidney-trading is alleged to have taken place in 2008.
Serbia must weigh up whether to give crucial ground on Kosovo in order to save its EU bid - as deputy premier warns of equally 'catastrophic choices' lying ahead.
While Alexander Vucic is in the spotlight over the failed talks with Kosovo, broader disunity on the Kosovo issue within Serbia’s ruling coalition has also been blamed.
Kosovo expressed hope Serbia that 'will accept reality' in an agreement of normalizing ties - while Kosovo opposition parties hail the lack of an agreement with Serbia as good news.
Kosovo's authority will be introduced to Serb-run northern Kosovo in three stages, BIRN can reveal, as Kosovo Serb leaders warn the EU-backed plan may prompt them to emigrate.