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16.08.19

Prishtina, 16 August 2019, dtt-net.com – Kosovan outgoing premier Ramush Haradinaj said Serbia should recognize Kosovo’s independence within its current borders if it wants to export its products to the country without 100 percent tax.

 

16.08.19

Skopje, dtt-net.com – North Macedonia’s President Stevo Pendarovski criticized country’s prime minister over homophobic slur addressed toward the owner of local 1TV broadcaster involved in extortion scandal.

16.08.19

Sarajevo, dtt-net.com – Ten months after elections Bosniak and Croat members of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) presidency in one side and the Serb one at the other, are deeply split over conditions related to forming country’s new government tenwith the pro-Russia member of the Presidency, Milorad Dodik, rejecting a crucial plan which would pave the way for the country launching officially its NATO pathway.

15.08.19

Helsinki/Skopje, 15 August 2019, dtt-net.com – Finland’s officials – the country which holds current rotating EU Presidency - said that the outcome of the ongoing investigation over extortion scandal, implicating also a top prosecutor, is a “test of judicial system” in North Macedonia, hoping that it will not harm country’s chances for launching accession negotiations with the European bloc later his year.

14.08.19

Podgorica, 14 August 2019, dtt-net.com -  The law prohibiting smoking indoor in public spaces and workplace entered into force today with authorities warning of high financial punitive measures for those who do not respect it.

14.08.19

Skopje, 14 August 2019, dtt-net.com – The Supreme Court of North Macedonia today decided to refuse extradition of a former Kosovo Albanian guerrilla to Serbia wanted by Belgrade on war crimes charges.

14.08.19

Skopje, 14 August 2019, dtt-net.com – The Prime Minister of North Macedonia today apologized to LBGT community again, saying that he used yesterday a pejorative word on a local homosexual involved in extortion “to describe a character, not sexual one”.

14.08.19

Skopje, 14 August 2019, dtt-net.com - The government of North Macedonia has decided to establish an operational team to fight organized crime and corruption, as authorities are heavily criticized by opposition of failing to deliver on rule of law.

13.08.19

Skopje, 13 August 2019, dtt-net.com -  The Prime Minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev today used a pejorative word in Macedonian language on a gay man detained on extortion scandal implicating also country’s top prosecutor.

13.08.19

Sarajevo, 13 August 2019, dtt-net.com - The Croat Chairman of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) presidency reiterated his warnings today that the new government will not be formed if the presidency doesn’t approve the annual Action National Plan (ANP) with NATO, as Serbs continue to block country’s path toward the western military alliance.