Thaci’s discourse on the Association of Serb Municipalities has altered. Now, he openly refers to it by its Serb name ‘Zajednica,’ initially used by opposition party Vetevendosje.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic claimed that Prishtina will not fulfill its obligation to establish an association of mostly-Serb municipalities, and promised Belgrade will protect Kosovo Serbs if they are threatened.
Stakeholders involved in drafting the statute on Serbian autonomy want Serbia to stay directly involved in life in northern Kosovo – leaked documents show.
The draft statute of the Association of Serbian Municipalities, one of the key Belgrade-Prishtina deals awaiting implementation, is likely to be complete by early August and to require amendments to Kosovo’s laws, documents obtained by BIRN show.
The Brussels agreements are very vague when it comes to the establishment of 'Zajednica', but if we look at Kosovo laws it should not be a scary prospect for Kosovo—it is just a way for Serbia to save face.