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Deputy Prime Minister says that nothing other than the Ahtisaari package is valid for the north of Kosovo. PDK lacks of an internal unified policy, regarding the forthcoming talks with Serbia.
The president of the Independent Liberal Serb Party and Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo, Slobodan Petrovic says that he sees the Ahtisaari package as the only viable solution for the north. He reminds that the details inside the package should be looked at carefully to find a model on how to restore rule of law in the region. He finds that the situation in the north is complicated, and the authorities should deal with the issue with great caution.
PDK’s Vice-President Fatmir Limaj is against new talks with Serbia, and says that the ruling party has not yet reached an internal political consensus about the issue. According to political analysts, due to Limaj’s objection the PDK, instead of looking for a new coalition formula, should take care of calming down its party members, before opening up a new chapter of talks with Belgrade.
Couple of senior politicians from Justice Party, are leaving the party. They are unhappy why the chairman Ferid Agani isn’t pushing forward, the electoral promise to work on allowing the children with scarf’s go to school. The small coalition partner’s branch in Prizren and Peja, the party’s main structures in the field, have accused their chairman of feeling to comfortable in his chair as the Minister of Health, and lacking political will to implement their policy within the government.
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.