The EU must grant visa free travel to Kosovo

By |februar 12th, 2019|EU visa policy, EU-Kosovo relations, Kosovo, News, visa liberalisation|

The EU finally needs to make good on its oft-repeated promise to grant visa free travel to Kosovo, says Behgjet Pachouli.

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Why Kosovo needs to postpone the ‘final’ round of dialogue with Serbia [Promoted content]

By |februar 11th, 2019|EU-Kosovo relations, Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, News, Serbia-Kosovo conflict|

Kosovo's leaders have got themselves in a serious political crisis. They need to re-set the clock and the agenda of talks with Serbia, write Leke Batalli and Perparim Kryeziu.

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Visa liberalisation for Kosovo: The only tangible result for the foreseeable future

By |oktober 12th, 2018|EU-Kosovo relations, News, Serbia-Kosovo conflict, visa liberalisation|

Visa liberalisation for Kosovo could prove crucial in maintaining leverage for the region, while alllowing for more time to seek a sustainable solution with Serbia, writes Donika Emini and Zoran Nechev.

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Kosovo-Serbia talks break down as tensions mount again

By |september 7th, 2018|Aleksandar Vučić, EU-Kosovo relations, EU-Serbia relations, Federica Mogherini, Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, News, Serbia, Serbia-Kosovo conflict|

The latest round of EU-sponsored Kosovo-Serbia talks effectively collapsed on Friday (7 September) as Serbia's president refused to sit down with his Kosovo counterpart, citing a ban by Kosovar authorities on his planned visit to the former Serbian pro...

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Western Balkans: Dateless accession perspective

By |september 3rd, 2018|Austria, Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, EU-Kosovo relations, EU-Serbia relations, Federica Mogherini, foreign ministers council, News, Western Balkans|

The inclusion of the Western Balkans in the European Union remains in focus. The timing of the bloc's expansion, however, is more than uncertain. EURACTIV Germany reports from Vienna.

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Serbia eyes Kosovo border review, opposed by Merkel

By |avgust 16th, 2018|Angela Merkel, EU-Kosovo relations, News, Serbia-Kosovo conflict, Serbia's EU accession|

Serbia's political life is heating up in August as discussions about its relations with Kosovo have reached frantic speed, varying from a possible partition of its former province to exchange of territory and border changes.

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EU Commission gives nod to Kosovo visa liberalisation

By |julij 19th, 2018|EU-Kosovo relations, News, visa liberalisation|

The European Commission said on Wednesday (17 July) that Kosovo has met the remaining benchmarks to win visa liberalisation with the EU that other Western Balkan countries already enjoy.

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Juncker: Normalisation deal with Kosovo is key for Serbia’s EU bid

By |februar 28th, 2018|Aleksandar Vučić, EU enlargement, EU-Kosovo relations, EU-Serbia relations, Ivica Dacic, Jean-Claude Juncker, Kosovo, News, Serbia, Western Balkan route|

The rule of law, judiciary and a legally binding agreement on normalising relations with Kosovo are the main challenges Serbia faces with on the road to EU membership, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker highlighted during a visit to Belgrade.

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The Brief – How to shoot down ambitious Balkan plans

By |januar 16th, 2018|Aleksandar Vučić, Bulgarian Presidency, enlargement, EU-Kosovo relations, EU-Serbia relations, News, The Brief, Zoran Djindjic|

Events in the Western Balkans may indeed seem peripheral to the EU, particularly as it braces for debates on the new budget and eurozone reform, but let’s not forget the old quote by Winston Churchill: “The Balkans produce more history than they can consume.”

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Serb leader from Kosovo shot dead, Serbia cancels EU-sponsored talks

By |januar 16th, 2018|Aleksandar Vučić, Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, Bulgarian Presidency, EU-Kosovo relations, EU-Serbia relations, News|

A Kosovo Serb leader was shot dead outside his party offices in Serb-run northern Kosovo on Tuesday (16 January), raising concerns of renewed tensions in the Western Balkans and prompting a Serbian delegation to cancel EU-sponsored talks with Kosovo in Brussels.

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