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.
Most Kosovars expect the final phase of the dialogue with Serbia to end with recognition, while fewer think there will be land swaps or partition, according to new poll.
Prizren Mayor Mytaher Haskuka was turned away at the border with Serbia while travelling to Croatia for an official trip.
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?