Kosovo: the political limbo continues

Doris-PackPRISHTINA / PRISTINA ++ Despite intensive interventions from Kosovo EU representative Pieter Feith and Kosovo US Ambassador Dell, the political situation in Kosovo remains stagnating: At a meeting of Dell with the heads of PDK, AKR and LDK, Kosovo PM Thaci particularly refused the request from LDK head and mayor of Prishtina Isa Mustafa for early elections in 2012, whereas the main unsolved topic is still to find a consensual candidate for the presidency of the Republic.

In this context EU MP Doris Pack was quoted as saying, that “it is madness to think about new elections in Kosovo again. The politicians elected in the December 12 elections have to find a solution for the political crisis”.

Meanwhile the PDK MP and acting President of Kosovo Krasniqi expressed, he feels ignored at the current talks. Also the further opposition parties Vetevendosje and AAK announced to remain absent from the presidential election due to their exclusion from ongoing negotiations.  More news find at the News Monitor 06.04.2011 and the Broadcast Monitor 05.04.2011KS

About these ads

Filed under: Media Reports, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

RSS Kosovo News

  • Exclusive: Kosovo to be accepted as FINA member before Baku 2015 - but want ... - Insidethegames.biz 21/12/2014
    Exclusive: Kosovo to be accepted as FINA member before Baku 2015 - but want ...Insidethegames.bizThis follows Kosovo's long awaited acceptance as a full International Olympic Committee (IOC) member during the Session in Monte Carlo earlier this month, with IOC President Thomas Bach predicting many other federations would follow his organisation's . […]
  • Hungary becomes new hot spot into Western Europe for migrants from Kosovo ... - Fox News 19/12/2014
    Fox NewsHungary becomes new hot spot into Western Europe for migrants from Kosovo ...Fox NewsComing from as far away as Afghanistan and Syria and as near as Kosovo and Albania, thousands of irregular migrants a week are crossing into Hungary and requesting asylum, turning the country into a new hot spot in a transit route into the EU.and more »
  • Once Ignored, Kosovo Exits Sports Limbo - New York Times 16/12/2014
    New York TimesOnce Ignored, Kosovo Exits Sports LimboNew York TimesPEJA, Kosovo — Up a steep hill on a narrow, unlit road in this town near the Montenegrin border, the Toni Kuka Judo School was filled with the smell of sweat, smoke and winter. Inside, 26 judo practitioners, or judokas, dressed in blue or white ...
  • 'Germany is not requesting Serbia to recognise Kosovo' - InSerbia News 21/12/2014
    InSerbia News'Germany is not requesting Serbia to recognise Kosovo'InSerbia NewsAsked whether “full normalisation of relations”, often mentioned as the condition for the start of the EU talks, can be interpreted as a request for Serbia to recognise Kosovo, Wilhelm told Blic that no one has requested that from Serbia and that, as ...and more »
  • Kosovo cracks down on terrorist group ISIL - CCTV-America 21/12/2014
    CCTV-AmericaKosovo cracks down on terrorist group ISILCCTV-AmericaOfficials in Kosovo said they were confident that a crackdown on those sympathetic to ISIL was working. More than 30 people were in detention in the Balkan state for either fighting for the group in Iraq and Syria or encouraging others to do so.
  • Kosovo's Thaci: EU's Mogherini Needed for Serbia Talks to Succeed - Wall Street Journal (blog) 18/12/2014
    Wall Street Journal (blog)Kosovo's Thaci: EU's Mogherini Needed for Serbia Talks to SucceedWall Street Journal (blog)Federica Mogherini, the European Union's foreign-policy chief, must stay directly involved in talks between Kosovo and Serbia if the dialogue is to succeed, Hashim Thaci, the country's foreign minister, said Thursday. To lo […]
  • Kosovo to compete in Olympics at Rio 2016 after IOC recognition - BBC Sport 09/12/2014
    BBC SportKosovo to compete in Olympics at Rio 2016 after IOC recognitionBBC SportMajlinda Kelmendi was the only athlete from Kosovo to compete in London, where she represented Albania in judo. "Congratulations Kosovo and all athletes," said Prime Minister Hashim Thaci. "Our flag will wave at the Olympic Games in Rio and will be ...IOC grants f […]
  • Kosovo can't get recognition from the UN, but it can get it from Facebook - PRI 11/12/2014
    PRIKosovo can't get recognition from the UN, but it can get it from FacebookPRIThe microbrewery opened up in Pristina, Kosovo's capital, last year. It brews American-style ales, including a delicious IPA. “It's the only beer of its kind in Kosovo,” according to Alex Butler, a New Yorker who owns the brewery with his partner ...Facebook annexed […]
  • Kosovo chooses new government after six-month stalemate - Deutsche Welle 10/12/2014
    Deutsche WelleKosovo chooses new government after six-month stalemateDeutsche WelleThe Mustafa-run partnership is also expected to pass legislation allowing for the creation of a special EU-run court to prosecute former Albanian war commanders, for crimes such as human trafficking committed during the Kosovo War in the late nineties.Parliament Approves New G […]
  • Kosovo: Set Up Special Court - Human Rights Watch 16/12/2014
    Human Rights WatchKosovo: Set Up Special CourtHuman Rights Watch(Brussels) – Kosovo's newly formed parliament should promptly enact the legislative and constitutional changes required for the special court on post-war atrocity crimes to function, Human Rights Watch said today. Kosovo held parliamentary elections on ...EU urged to widen Kosovo mission gr […]

RSS Kosovo News Topix

  • Ukraine Peace Talks May Resume; Kosovo Serbs Demand Review of Property Deals 17/12/2014
    Plus, archeologists fume as Russian gold miner resumes work at ancient site in Georgia, and Armenia will launch a probation service in hopes of trimming prison population. There is "hope" that the three-way talks between Ukraine, Russia, and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe can restart 21 December in Minsk, Poroshenko said at […]
  • INTERVIEW-Kosovo's new leader eyes tax cuts, more borrowing 11/12/2014
    Kosovo's new prime minister on Thursday vetoed dizzying public sector pay hikes promised by his predecessor and said he would talk to the IMF about increasing the amount of money the Balkan country can borrow from abroad. In an interview with Reuters two days after being endorsed by parliament, Isa Mustafa, a 63-year-old economist who served in an exile […]
  • [Ticker] Kosovo picks new PM 10/12/2014
    Isa Mustafa, Kosovo's new PM, has promised to fight organised crime after taking up his post following six months of coalition talks. The former PM, Hashim Thaci, is to be foreign minister.
  • Parliament approves new govt in Kosovo 09/12/2014
    Legislators have approved a new coalition government in Kosovo, including the first prime minister who has had no association with the guerrilla fighters who won the territory's independence from Serbia in 2008. A general election was held in Kosovo June 8, but bickering among political rivals had prevented the formation of a new government until Tuesda […]
  • Kosovo To Vote For New Government Led By Pristina Ex-Mayor 08/12/2014
    A senior aide to outgoing Kosovar Prime Minister Hashim Thaci says the parliament is due to approve a new government on December 8 led by Isa Mustafa, the former mayor of the capital, Pristina. Thaci will become foreign minister in the cabinet, according to Petrit Selimi, the outgoing deputy foreign minister and Thaci aide.
  • Beach In South Africa Covered With Thousands Of Dead Mussels 08/12/2014
    Mussels are seen on the partially dried bed of the Batllava artificial lake during winter, in Orllan January 10, 2014. Water level in the Batllava artificial lake, a main source of water supply for Kosovo's capital Pristina, has gone down by 11 metres on-year due to a lack of rain and snow this winter after an unusually dry year, local media reported.
  • U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Remarks at the UN Security Council Meeting Debate on UNMIK 05/12/2014
    Thank you, Mr. President, and thank you Special Representative Zarif for your briefing. We welcome Prime Minister Tha i and Prime Minister Vucic to the Council and thank them for their statements.
  • Highlights of the 2014 Swiss OSCE chairmanship 02/12/2014
    Burkhalter has chaired the world's largest intergovernmental security organisation, comprising 57 member countries and 11 cooperation partners. One of Burkhalter's numerous field trips to OSCE missions and projects.
  • Letter from Kosovo: disarray in the heart of the Balkans 27/11/2014
    Kosovo has been without a government since the inconclusive general election six months ago; yet the remarkable thing is how little difference this has made. The other remarkable thing is that the foreigners who exercise real influence here - the Americans, but also the EU - have held off from telling local people what to do, though that is starting to chang […]
  • Rita Ora celebrates turning 24 26/11/2014
    Happy birthday, Rita Ora ! As the singer-songwriter and actress celebrates turning 24, HELLO! Online takes a look at what the stars have in store for Rita , and you... This is what Rita, who is a Sagittarius , can be expecting today: When people are reluctant to discuss 'an elephant in the room', we must wonder why. Might it simply be because if it […]
  • Be twice the citizen with the British Army Reserves 24/11/2014
    When I went for my first training weekend with the Army Reserves in 1987, I was just 18. If I'm honest, back then I joined because I had so much energy - so much in fact that I could not find a sport that exhausted me. I wanted something more.

RSS More News Kosovo

Find us here:

RSS Balkan News

Categories

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.