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Brussels reminds Serbia that normalizing reports with Kosovo remains an EU condition. President Atifete Jahjaga ignores the opposition call to step down from the post.
Serbia stands ready for a political dialogue with “Kosovo Albanians”. EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule said that a progress towards normalization of reports with Kosovo is a priority for Serbia if it wants to initiate the negotiations for EU Membership.
The sooner the better, that’s how internationals want to get rid of the north “issue”. Kosovo’s Government says that the concept of secret talks, published a day earlier by the paper as a concept pushed forward by the former President of Serbia Boris Tadic, could have been useful during the “cold war” time, but has no effect nowadays.
Kosovo’s President Atifete Jahjaga was about to rebuke the opposition Democratic League of Kosovo for abandoning the Parliamentary Commission for Electoral and Constitutional Reforms. She was decisive in letting the LDK know that she will not respect the agreement reached between Hashim Thaci, Isa Mustafa and Behgjet Pacolli, which lead to its appointment as the President. But LDK’s President Mustafa said for the disrespect of the agreement besides Jahjaga, it’s also Thaci’s fault
Balkan Insight has not verified the facts in the original press reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
In two high-profile war crimes trials currently ongoing in Pristina, a series of witnesses have retracted previous statements alleging abuse at Kosovo Liberation Army detention centres.