Amid domestic polarization between main opposition parties and the government, the Kosovo negotiation team met with the EU chief of Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini.
An extraordinary session initiated by the opposition Social Democratic Party of Kosovo, PSD, approved the resolution with 59 votes in favour and 2 abstentions at the Kosovo Assembly on Saturday.
Kosovo’s failure on Tuesday to join Interpol should serve as an example to Kosovo politics. The dialogue with Serbia needs to change, and politicians should build new internal momentum for unity.
While the customs tax increase imposed by the Kosovo government to imported Serbian products continues, Serbia threatens to halt the EU-mediated dialogue for normalization of relations.
A Democratic League of Kosovo resolution against President Hashim Thaci’s role in the dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia failed to garner enough support at the assembly.