EU is working to set Kosovo-Serbia new round of talks - Gazeta Express

EU is working to set Kosovo-Serbia new round of talks


Gazeta Express

30/09/2020 14:14

The EU is working to enable a new high-level meeting between Kosovo and Serbia in Brussels. The European Commission (EC) spokesperson Peter Stano said that “everyday work is being done to enable a new meeting of the heads of negotiating teams or political leaders.”

He couldn’t say when it would happen but added the EU would announce the date and agenda of the next meeting on time. EU special representative for dialogue Miroslav Lajcak postponed the meeting between Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti, planned for 28 September, due, as he said, to the coronavirus epidemic. Stano said that “there is nothing to add to the implementation of the Community of Serb Municipalities (CSM) agreement to what the EU has already made known”.

Stano reiterated that the agreement on the CSM should be implemented because it was ratified by a two-thirds majority in the parliament in Pristina. The constitution of the CSM was agreed upon in 2013 as a part of the document known as the Brussels Agreement but had not yet been implemented yet. It has been recently confirmed during Vucic – Hoti meeting at the EU headquarters.