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Parliament in favour of lifting visa requirements for #Kosovars

Parliament in favour of lifting visa requirements for #Kosovars

| September 18, 2018

Parliament has confirmed the mandate for negotiations with the Council on the proposal to waive visa requirements for Kosovo’s citizens. MEPs backed, with 420 votes to 186 and 22 abstentions, the decision by the Civil Liberties Committee to start discussions with the ministers on this legislative change. The proposal to grant visa-free access to the […]

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For #Kosovar war victims, restitution is a long time coming

For #Kosovar war victims, restitution is a long time coming

| August 28, 2018

  Two decades on from the Kosovar war, women who were subject to rape and sexual violence during the conflict are finally receiving redress. After years of ignoring the sexual offences committed by Serbian troops, and letting society blame the victims, the Kosovo government has taken action. Women who suffered at the hands of the […]

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#Kosovo arrests six Turks over links to #FethullahGulen schools:

#Kosovo arrests six Turks over links to #FethullahGulen schools:

| March 30, 2018

Kosovo police said on Thursday (29 March) they had arrested six Turkish nationals linked to schools financed by the Fethullah Gulen (pictured) movement, which Ankara has blamed for the failed coup in Turkey in 2016, writes Fatos Bytyci with additional reporting by Dominic Evans. A police statement said raids connected with the arrests were continuing but […]

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Joint statement on ratification of Border Demarcation Agreement between #Kosovo and #Montenegro

Joint statement on ratification of Border Demarcation Agreement between #Kosovo and #Montenegro

| March 22, 2018

Following the ratification of the Border Demarcation Agreement between Kosovo and Montenegro, High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini, Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commisioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn have issued this statement: “The ratification today (21 March) of the Border Demarcation Agreement with Montenegro, by the Assembly of […]

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Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo – key players for stability in the #WesternBalkans

Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo – key players for stability in the #WesternBalkans

The European Parliament today (14 June) adopted the progress reports of three countries in the Western Balkans, which are key for keeping the stability in the region. Though Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo are in different phases on their European path, it is important to continue the reforms in order to meet EU’s democratic and economic […]

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#Kosovo: Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force

#Kosovo: Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force on 1 April 2016. The SAA establishes a contractual relationship that entails mutual rights and obligations and covers a wide variety of sectors. It will support the implementation of reforms and will give Kosovo an opportunity to move closer to […]

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#Kosovo EU perspective crucial for reform momentum in Kosovo

#Kosovo EU perspective crucial for reform momentum in Kosovo

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Parliament on 4 February adopted a report assessing Kosovo’s progress in the context of the EU accession process. After the vote, Green MEP and EP vice-president Ulrike Lunacek, who is the parliament rapporteur/draftsperson on Kosovo stated: “The European Parliament has today given another strong signal to Kosovo on its EU perspective, following on […]

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