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Feb 6 2015

The Brussels Agreement “generated by conversations, not by relentless pressure”

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The leaders of Kosovo and Serbia are due to meet in Brussels next week to resume the dialogue which produced an agreement on normalising relations in 2013. Sir Robert Cooper, one of the lead EU negotiators in the process, talks … Continue reading

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Sep 19 2014

The mandate of EU judges in Kosovo’s Constitutional Court: complicated yet legal 

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Recently, Kosovo’s President Atifete Jahjaga came under fire after she extended the mandate of the three foreign judges sitting in the country’s constitutional court. “This act of the President, erroneously reported as the extension of the Judges’ mandate by the her … Continue reading

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May 30 2014

Western Balkans will need champions in an increasingly enlargement sceptic EU

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The results of the European Parliament elections will have been closely watched in the Western Balkans – and with good reason. Support for enlargement, undermined in recent years by the attention given to the financial crisis, is likely to diminish … Continue reading

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