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.
Kosovo Police stopped the Red Star Belgrade football team from entering the country on Wednesday, saying it had no permission to play a match with a local team, Trepca, in northern Kosovo.
Serbian human rights activists commemorated the Kosovo Albanian victims of war crimes in 1999 with a protest march to the parliament building in Belgrade.
Blocking the import of goods from Serbia has made sense in the past. But without an economic vision, trade policies are determined ad hoc and Kosovo producers are left unprepared.
The international community would accept territorial swaps between Kosovo and Serbia, provided Kosovo’s role as a political pawn remains steadfast.