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Albania and Croatia request KFOR’s role in Kosovo to be revisited

By   /  17/02/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Albania and Croatia request KFOR’s role in Kosovo to be revisited

Albanian and Croatian authorities have requested for the role of KFOR in Kosovo to be revisited. Albania’s Defence Minister, Mimi Kodheli and her Croatian counterpart, Damir Krsticevic, who is also deputy Prime Minister of Croatia, have requested from the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg “to revisit the Operational Plan of the peacekeeping mission following […]

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Stoltenberg: Tension between Kosovo and Serbia should be reduced

By   /  03/02/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Stoltenberg: Tension between Kosovo and Serbia should be reduced

NATO’s Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg had a visit to Kosovo today where he held meetings with state leaders. During his meeting with Kosovo’s PM, Isa Mustafa, Stoltenberg demanded for dialogue to continue and for tension between Pristina and Belgrade to be reduced. “It is crucial for the agreements reached during the dialogue to be implemented. […]

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Kosovo needs its army

By   /  18/01/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Kosovo needs its army

Political representatives in Kosovo and experts of security affairs, say that the recent developments in the north of the country and the region show that Kosovo needs its army. The head of the Parliamentary Committee for Internal Affairs, Security and Monitoring of the Security Force, Daut Haradinaj says that the lack of the army of […]

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NATO: KFOR Is ready to help Kosovo

By   /  17/01/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on NATO: KFOR Is ready to help Kosovo

NATO has called on Pristina and Belgrade “to be engaged in dialogue”. NATO’s spokeswoman, Oana Lungescu declared that “KFOR is ready to help, if a third player is required after EULEX and Kosovo’s Police”. The declarations issued by the NATO’s spokeswoman followed tension caused after the decision of the government of Kosovo to halt  a […]

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Serbian jets “the mightiest” in Balkans, Vucic claims

By   /  23/12/2016  /  Politics, RS Politics, Serbia  /  Comments Off on Serbian jets “the mightiest” in Balkans, Vucic claims

After acquiring military aircraft from Russia Serbia would have the strongest fleet in the region, Serbian prime minister Aleksandar Vucic claimed on Thursday. Earlier this week Vucic in Moscow agreed acquiring six MIG 29 aircraft. The jets should be transported to Serbia next year and their reparation would cost several hundred million euros. Vucic told […]

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IBNA Op-Ed/ Daniel Serwer: What to expect in the Balkans

By   /  16/11/2016  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on IBNA Op-Ed/ Daniel Serwer: What to expect in the Balkans

By Daniel Serwer Not much, in the first instance. It has now been a long time since a president of the United States regarded the Balkans as a priority. A region that in the 1990s was the object of two US military interventions (in Bosnia and Kosovo) and NATO deployments has dribbled its way down […]

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Why Obama’s visit to Athens is not just about Greek debt

By   /  16/11/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Why Obama’s visit to Athens is not just about Greek debt

The visit of the outgoing US President Barack Obama to Athens is going to go down as one of the important moments in Greece’s political history. It’s the fourth visit by an American President to Greece, and even if it’s taking place a week after Donald Trump’s election victory, it has its own special significance, […]

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EU and NATO must act quickly for the integration of the region, says president of Kosovo

By   /  24/10/2016  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on EU and NATO must act quickly for the integration of the region, says president of Kosovo

Pristina, 24 October 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci has declared that the delays in the process of integration of the countries of the region in the EU and NATO are not only a vacuum, but also a danger for the region, EU and NATO, as other ideologies are […]

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Kosovo awaiting the creation of the Armed Forces

By   /  13/10/2016  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Kosovo awaiting the creation of the Armed Forces

Pristina, 13 October 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Next year, government of Kosovo is expected to vote in parliament the bill on the Armed Forces of Kosovo (AFK). Once the bill is voted, procedures will start for the creation of the new army of Kosovo, which will be professional and ready to guarantee […]

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