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Serbia’s decisive response to the ROSU provocation

ROSU, the special forces of the so-called Kosovo Police, briefly occupied the Gazivode water dam and the lake, under the pretext of securing the visit ...

Joint session of the Government and representatives of the Serbs from Kosovo-Metohija to be held soon

Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Đurić, today held an operational meeting with the representatives of the institutions of the Republic of Serbia ...

Đurić: Assaults on Kosovo-Metohija Serbs aimed at intimidating them

The assaults on Serbs on the Kosovo and Metohija are not random and without political motives ...

Đurić thanked Israel for their principled position regarding Kosovo and Metohija

Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija Marko Đurić met today with Juval Rothem, Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel ...

Vučić: Our gratitude to UNSG Guterres, I expect Russia's support in the UN Security Council

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić said today that the British, Americans, French and all others ...

Đurić: EU's Apostolova rendered the Dialogue pointless

The fact that the Head of the EU Office in Pristina, Natalia Apostolova, supported the Pristina platform, means that she also supports UDI Kosovo's aspiration for independence ...

Brnabić: Presence of self-proclaimed Kosovo as a state in Sofia a political nonsense

Prime Minister Ana Brnabić said today that it is a political nonsense for the self-proclaimed Kosovo to be present at the EU Western Balkans summit in Sofia ...

Vučić: Frozen conflict - Serbia in an increasingly harder position

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić stated today that he is against maintaining the state of frozen conflict on the issue of Kosovo and Metohija ...

Vucic: They can be bullies all they want, we shall preserve peace

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic sent a verbal message to the Pristina authorities today that they can continue to brag around and use force ...

Djurić: Security Council is a chance to tell the truth

UN Security Council sessions irritate separatists in Priština because they prove that nothing has been resolved in Kosovo and Metohija ...

Djurić: The internal dialogue will contribute to Serbia’s overall security

The Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija and the Chairmen of the Internal Dialogue Working Group, Marko Djurić ...

Vučić: The people proved they are able to fight for survival and for Serbia

The President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, congratulated the Serbian List on their victory at local elections in all municipalities with Serbian majority in Kosovo and Metohija ...

Djurić: Belgrade does not have a partner for the implementation of reached agreements in Priština

The Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Djurić, repeated today at the Belgrade Security Forum panel that Serbia is fully committed ...

Statement of the Director Marko Djurić on Priština’s resolution on dialogue suspension

Serbia is surprised by such a decision of the Provisional institutions of self-government in Priština and it is clear to us that whatever the political representatives of Kosovo and Metohija’s Albanians ...

Djurić: International community must halt establishment of Kosovo Army

Serbia strongly opposes the establishment of a so-called Kosovo army in the territory of our southern province and is asking the international community to halt this, said Marko Djurić, head of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija ...

Đurić met with the members of the Working group of the Council of the EU on enlargement (COELA)

Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Đurić, held a meeting today with the members of the Working group of the Council of the EU on enlargement (COELA) and informed them ...

Vučić: A great battle against Priština’s UNESCO bid is ahead

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić expects a great battle in fall against Priština’s admission to UNESCO, but believes that we will take the victory once again ...

Vučić: We agreed to hold a series of meetings, to lower tensions

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić stated last night that together with Priština’s high level delegation, and EU support, they agreed to hold a series of high level meetings within the dialogue, and to lower tensions in statements by officials ...

Nikolić: No talks about independence, nor can there ever be

There are no talks about Kosovo’s independence, nor can there ever be, but if they want to talk about peace and better cohabitation, we are here and willing to do so, the President of Serbia, Tomislav Nikolić, declared last night ...

Nikolić: We were at the brink of conflict; Priština’s next attempt will end badly

We were at the brink of conflict, Albanians want war, the President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolić stated today, warning that every next attempt by the provisional institutions in Priština to provoke conflict ...

Đurić: Priština authorities not operating on their own

Director of the Serbian Government's Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Đurić expressed his belief that Priština authorities did not independently venture on this series of aggressive actions aimed at provoking a conflict in Kosovo and Metohija ...

Launching the railway line Belgrade-Kosovska Mitrovica

The first train that will go directly from Belgrade to Kosovska Mitrovica for the first time after 18 years was re-launched today from the Main railway station in Belgrade, and sent off by the Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Djurić ...

Djurić: If there are no concrete steps, we are forming the CSM until Statehood day

If in the next few weeks there are no concrete steps towards the establishment of the Community of Serbian Municipalities (CSM), Serbian representatives will establish the Community in Kosovo and Metohija by themselves until Statehood Day ...

Djurić: All harmful decisions to be withdrawn until December 31.

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić gave the representatives of Serbs from Kosovo and Metohija a deadline to withdraw all harmful decisions until December 31st if they wish to participate in the unified policy of Serbs and Serbia in Kosovo and Metohija ...

Đurić: We ensured adequate legal protection for Serbs

Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija Marko Đurić said that the delegations of Belgrade and Priština, with the EU facilitation, concluded an arrangement on implementing the Agreement on Justice made in 2015 ...

Djurić: Why is the establishment of CSM being postponed?

Why hasn't the Community of Serbian Municipalities been established yet and how will visa liberalization for Kosovo affect Kosovo citizens who own Serbian biometric passports, were issues discussed during the first day ...

Margallo: Spain will never recognize Kosovo

Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo, said today that this country supports the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Serbia ...

Dačić: Priština continues to ignore honoring key provisions of the Brussels Agreement

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić said today that Belgrade remains committed to having a constructive dialogue with Priština and to implementing the agreements reached so far, while Priština ...

Tanin: Time for a new momentum in the Dialogue

Head of UNMIK Zahir Tanin said at today's session of the UN Security Council on Kosovo that he noted conciliatory messages of the Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić and Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi, and concluded now was the time to build ...

Đurić: We reached important agreements for our people in Kosovo and Metohija

Early this morning Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija Marko Đurić said that, after over 18 hours of talks with the representatives of Priština in Brussels ...

Belgrade and Priština agree on diplomas

In the context of the EU facilitated dialogue, Belgrade and Priština confirmed they were going to implement the agreement on mutual acceptance of professional and academic diplomas...

Vučić: The recognition of self-proclaimed Kosovo will not happen

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić said today that, when it comes to Belgrade's position, the recognition of self-proclaimed Kosovo "will not happen"...

Vučić: We will not give up on Gazivode

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić said while touring Lake Gazivode today that the state of Serbia cannot and will not give up on something that is of strategic importance for the survival of Serbs in northern Kosovo and Metohija, as is this hydro system...

Lavrov: EU to prevail on Priština to establish the CSM

The European Union should prevail on Priština to implement the agreement on establishing the Community of Serbian Municipalities (CSM) in Kosovo, stated Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov today after meeting with the First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Ivica Dačić...

Vladisavljević: Agreement on Diplomas as of 4 April

Director of the Office for the Coordination of Negotiations Dragan Vladisavljević said today that the implementation of the Brussels Agreement on Diplomas was to start on 4 April, the Students' Day in Serbia...

Djurić: Brussels to solve the truck blockade problem

The Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Djurić, told RTS that the Serbian Prime Minister, Aleksandar Vučić, will visit Kosovo and Metohija on Sunday, April 3, stressing this will represent strong support for the people in this area during...

Solution for the truck blockade soon

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić does not wish to "add fuel to the fire" when it comes to the blockade of trucks with Serbian goods at the administrative crossing Merdare, Government is working on the issue and he believes it will be settled soon...

Chambers of commerce calling for the prevention of incidents in Kosovo

Presidents of the Chambers of Commerce of Serbia and Kosovo – Marko Čadež and Safet Gërxhaliu respectively have addressed a letter to high officials of the EU and ambassadors of the Quint countries ...

Tanin: UNMIK for the promotion of the dialogue between Belgrade and Priština

UNMIK supports the promotion of the dialogue between Belgrade and Priština at all levels, from central authorities to civil society, together with the EU and other partners, stated Head of UNMIK Zahir Tanin...

Dačić: Our position in Kosovo and Metohija has been consolidated

The head of Serbian diplomacy, Ivica Dačić, said ahead of Monday's UN Security Council session on Kosovo and Metohija, that Serbia's position in Kosovo and Metohija has now been consolidated, adding that there ...

Ban: Violence and inflamatory rhetoric in Kosovo raise concern

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressed serious concerns over the violence and the inflammatory rhetoric used by the opposition in Kosovo to disrupt the functioning of the Assembly and escalate tensions in the streets ...

Davenport: EU will insist on the establishment of the Community of Serbian Municipalities

The EU will insist on the implementation of the part of the Brussels Agreement concerning the establishment of the Community of Serbian Municipalities in Kosovo (CSM), stated Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia Michael Davenport...

Obligation to establish CSM rests on Priština

The representatives of the Serbian Government and of the Kosovo Serbs agreed today that the Community of Serbian Municipalities (CSM) will undoubtedly be established, and that the obligation to establish the CSM now rests on Priština ...

Simić: Establish CSM without further delay

President of the Serbian List Slavko Simić stated today that the representatives of Serbs in the Provincial Institutions wish to distance themselves from the ongoing conflict in the Albanian community, and undelined that there must be no further delays ...

Ban: Opposition's violence delays implementation of agreements

In his latest report, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his concern over the violence to which the opposition in Kosovo resorted, and assessed that such development contributed to the postponement of certain aspects in the implementation ...

Mogherini: Establishment of the CSM on the basis of the agreements signed

Head of EU Diplomacy Federica Mogherini, who facilitated today's round of Belgrade-Priština Dialogue, expressed her satisfaction with the progress made in diploma recognition ...

In Brussels, focus on continuation of establishment of Community of Serbian Municipalities

The latest round of talks between Belgrade and Pristina, attended by the Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić and the head of the provincial government Isa Mustafa, and mediated by the head ...

Belgrade will not accept revision of Brussels agreements

Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Đurić said today that Belgrade will not accept any revisions or amendments of the agreements made in Brussels on 25 August ...

Đurić: On protection of property and SOC status in Brussels

Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Đurić, stated today that, in the resumption of negotiations with Priština in Brussels, Belgrade wishes to discuss the protection of Serbian property in the province, status of the Serbian Orthodox Church ...

We are committed to dialogue but that does not mean Kosovo-Metohija's membership in UN

Serbia remains committed to the dialogue as the only way to normalize relations with Priština but that does not involve a separate membership of Kosovo and Metohija in the United Nations, Director ...

Brezovica issue soon to be resolved

The so-called Government of the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government in Pristina extended today the deadline for the French-Andorran consortium to secure the funding of projects foreseen by the concession ...

Đurić: EU does not require that we recognize unilaterally proclaimed independence

Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Marko Đurić stated that the EU's platform for accession negations on Chapter 35 does not require recognition of the unilaterally proclaimed independence ...

Vučić: Belgrade ready to resume dialogue

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić and the EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini held talks in Brussels on Serbia's progress in EU accession negotiations, the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina and the situation in the region ...

Steinmeier: To implement what was agreed in Brussels

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said today that what was agreed under the Brussels Agreement needs to be implemented, and that action should be taken towards establishing the Community of Serbian Municipalities...

Mogherini: EU will guarantee implementation of Brussels agreements

EU High Representative Federica Mogherini stated today that Serbia could expect two chapters to be opened in the accession negotiations with the EU on 14 December– Chapters 32 and 35, and that Brussels would guarantee the implementation of the agreements ...

Vučić: Serbia chooses life and progress, not confrontation

In the opening of the OSCE's Ministerial Council earlier today, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić has said that Belgrade is determinedly committed to continuing the Brussels Dialogue with Priština, and that Serbia chooses life and progress, rather than confrontation ...

Đurić: The dialogue is the only reasonable path for Belgrade and Priština to follow

A major breakthrough in the process of normalizing relations between Belgrade and Priština was made in Brussels in late August 2015 when the agreement was finally reached on the establishment ...

Vučić: Brussels to comment on Pristina's deviation from agreement

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić said today that Belgrade expects a reaction from Brussels concerning Priština's announcement on suspending the agreement on the formation the Community of Serbian Municipalities until further notice ...

Đurić: Pristina is trampling on Brussels agreement, we will not remain silent

Priština's decision to refer the agreement on the Community of Serbian Municipalities (CSM) to the Constitutional court represents hampering, obstructing and precluding the formation of the CSM, but also means that Priština ...

Đurić: Time for direct talks between Belgrade and Priština

Director of the Serbian government Office for Kosovo and Metohija Marko Đurić stated on Thursday that the time has come for forgiveness, reconciliation and direct talks between Belgrade and Priština...

Đurić: Community of Serbian Municipalities holds executive powers and is directly linked to Serbia

Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija Marko Đurić said that the Community of Serbian Municipalities would have specific executive powers...

USA welcomes agreement between Belgrade and Priština

The United States welcomed the four agreements signed between Serbia and Kosovo that will "improve the lives of people in both countries" and contribute to their path towards the EU...

Mogherini: Agreement made in Brussels a turning point in Belgrade-Priština dialogue

The EU High representative, Federica Mogherini stated tonight that the agreements reached earlier in the day between the prime ministers of Serbia and Kosovo, Aleksandar Vučić and Isa Mustafa, marked the turning point..

Agreement on establishment of Community of Serbian Municipalities reached

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić announced tonight that four agreements have been signed between Belgrade and Pristina in Brussels...

Ban and Dačić: UN continue to adhere to Resolution 1244

Implementation of the Resolution 1244 continues to be the foundation of the UN policy towards the issue of Kosovo, the head of Serbian diplomacy Ivica Dačić and Secretary-General United Nations, Ban Ki-moon agreed today...

Support of Serbs from Kosovo- Metohija to Government and Prime Minister Vučić ahead of upcoming resumption of dialogue in Brussels

Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija of the Government of Serbia, Marko Đurić said today that Belgrade representatives in the talks with Pristina will travel to Brussels next week...

Đurić: Kosovo's bid for membership in Interpol unacceptable for Serbia

Director of the Government's Office for Kosovo and Metohija Marko Đurić said today that it is unacceptable for Serbia that Kosovo be admitted to Interpol ...

Director Marko Đurić met with SRSG Farid Zarif

Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija Marko Đurić met today with the SRSG and Head of UNMIK Farid Zarif to discuss the current political and security situation in Kosovo and Metohija ...

Vladisavljević: Priština's attempt to take over Gazivode

It was at a stroke that during the negotiations in Brussels Priština tried to take over from the Serbs the entire electricity distribution system in the north of Kosovo and Metohija ...