The agreement on the Macedonia name dispute shows that political will can produce breakthroughs even in the Balkans, but will the same happen with the Kosovo-Serbia conflict?
The EU lacks the proper tools to push the talks between Kosovo and Serbia to the next level, and this might play well for Vucic as he drags on the bargaining.
After a year of strategic limbo, the EU, Serbia and Kosovo should all get their act together - the negotiations for a comprehensive agreement have only two potential outcomes, and neither is the status quo.
The need for a common strategic plan for dialogue with Serbia related to Kosovo’s vision for EU integration was discussed at a roundtable with Kosovo Assembly members today, 24 April.
Following the government's initiative, the Kosovo Assembly speaker Kadri Vaseli has called for a 'unity team' to represent the country in the Brussels-facilitated dialogue – but many MPs are far from convinced.