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US satisfied with Serbian govt. committment to continue Kosovo talks. US, EU want state-backed Kosovo platform. Serbian university issues fake diplommas for Republika Srpska.
Top US Department of State official expressed satisfaction “over the fact that the Serbian government made it clear that it intends to continue toward the EU membership and implement all agreements reached in the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue so far”.
Danas also writes that the State Department sees Dacic’s recent meeting with Thaci as a “significant step forward”.
Belgrade and Pristina are expected to agree in principle on transparency of financing of institutions in northern Kosovo at the next meeting. “Models are not known for now,” writes the daily, commenting on US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton’s visit to Belgrade on Tuesday.
Serbian FABUS University has been accused of sending over 1,000 fake diplommas to Republika Srpska every year.
Optimism about reform under the new government fades as the new team delays enacting the promised media strategy and takes effective control of the media through the familiar tactics of targeted advertising and hidden ownership.