Seven US Congressmen are urging President Biden’s Administration to engage with the recent tensions between Kosovo and Serbia over vehicle license plates, and help find a permanent solution.
Two border crossing points between Kosovo and Serbia are being blocked for a second day by Kosovo Serbs protesting against new regulations forcing them to change their Serbian vehicle registration plates to Kosovo ones when entering the country.
Minister says Kosovo will not renew deal with Serbia recognising two types of Kosovo license plates - one that starts with KS, initials accepted by Serbia, alongside others starting with RKS, referencing the Republic of Kosovo.
Wilson Center report says failure by the EU and US to act now to end the long dispute between Serbia and Kosovo – when the latter has a strong government – could 'symbolize Western failure'.
Kosovo PM Albin Kurti and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic made no known progress in their second meeting with each accusing the other of unwillingness to make any compromise.