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EU urges authorities in Kosovo to ratify the Demarcation agreement

By   /  17/02/2017  /  Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on EU urges authorities in Kosovo to ratify the Demarcation agreement

Rapporteur on Kosovo in the European Union, Ulrike Lunacek has sent her wishes on the occasion of Kosovo’s Independence Day, saying that there are only a few steps remaining until the visa free regime is achieved. Lunacek has added that she urges political parties in Kosovo to continue their work in a constructive manner. “Kosovo […]

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Liberalization of visas is in the hands of the opposition

By   /  10/02/2017  /  Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Liberalization of visas is in the hands of the opposition

Even this year, citizens of Kosovo will not be able to move freely in the Schengen countries, because authorities have not met the conditions stemming from the visa liberalization guideline. The two conditions that Kosovo must deliver is the ratification of the Demarcation Agreement with Montenegro and the fight of corruption and organized crime. Prime […]

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Kosovo may not benefit the visa liberalization regime even in 2017

By   /  30/01/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Kosovo may not benefit the visa liberalization regime even in 2017

The demarcation of the border with Montenegro has blocked Kosovo’s integration process. Prime Minister of Kosovo, Isa Mustafa says that without the ratification of the Demarcation Agreement with Montenegro within the month of February, liberalization of visas may not even take place in 2017. According to PM Mustafa, free movement is in the hands of […]

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2017 is a hope for the liberalization of visas

By   /  03/01/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on 2017 is a hope for the liberalization of visas

People of Kosovo have started the New Year with the hope that during 2017, they will realize their dream of moving without visas toward EU member countries. Foreign Minister, Enver Hoxhaj says that the agreement for border demarcation will be ratified until February and this will help the country to obtain the green light for […]

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Liberalization of visas is being obstructed by the political crisis

By   /  27/12/2016  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Liberalization of visas is being obstructed by the political crisis

While accusations continue between government and opposition about the failure to benefit from the visa liberalization regime in 2016 , this process may not even take place in 2017. Month of December is seen as the last date when authorities of Kosovo should have delivered the criteria set out by the European Commission for the […]

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Liberalization of visas for Kosovo prevented by political disputes

By   /  12/12/2016  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Liberalization of visas for Kosovo prevented by political disputes

Vice president of the European Parliament and rapporteur on Kosovo, Ulrike Lunacek, has called on the government and parliament of Kosovo to deliver the two remaining criteria for the liberalization of visas. The two remaining criteria are the ratification of the Agreement for the border demarcation with Montenegro and the presentation of concrete results in […]

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EU’s approach toward Kosovo has been unfair, says president Thaci

By   /  28/10/2016  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on EU’s approach toward Kosovo has been unfair, says president Thaci

President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci has asked for the process for the liberalization of the visa regime must be finalized as soon as possible. He declared that it is unacceptable that the citizens of Kosovo continue to be deprived of the right to move without visas in the EU member countries. “Since the very start […]

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Kosovo, as an isolated island in Europe

By   /  24/08/2016  /  Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Kosovo, as an isolated island in Europe

Pristina, 24 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Kosovo continues to remain an isolated island in the heart of Europe. The failure to meet the criteria recommended by the European Commission and the domestic political crisis are making it impossible for Kosovo citizens to move freely toward EU member countries. Experts of European […]

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Liberalization of visas would help the service sector

By   /  07/07/2016  /  Business, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on Liberalization of visas would help the service sector

Pristina, 7 July 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota The Association and Stabilization Agreement will enable Kosovo businesses to offer their services in the European markets. This was said by the minister of Commerce and Industry, Hykmete Bajrami after the start of the implementation of the project funded by the EU dubbed “Assistance in […]

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Kosovo: Visa regime liberalization postponed until fall

By   /  06/07/2016  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Kosovo: Visa regime liberalization postponed until fall

Pristina, 6 July 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Tanja Fajon, European Union rapporteur for the liberalization of visas in Kosovo, has announced sad news for Kosovo citizens, who are waiting to travel without visas in the Schengen area. In a press statement, Fajon said that the decision to scrap the visa regime for […]

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