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USA violates UN security Council resolution on Kosovo, the foreign Ministry said

Washington, helping the Kosovars to create their own army, grossly violates resolution 1244 of the UN Security Council, which allows only the presence on the territory of Kosovo peacekeeping forces, said Thursday the Deputy official representative of the MFA of Russia Alexei Zaitsev.

"The intent of Washington is to help the Kosovars to create their own army, however, thus grossly violated the provisions of the resolution of the UN Security Council 1244, which foresees the dismantling of all Kosovo-Albanian paramilitaries, allowing the presence in the region exclusively to the international peacekeeping contingent", - he told at a briefing.

The President of Kosovo announced that some vehicles from the USA

The self-proclaimed President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, in respect of which the charges for war crimes 1998-1999 the Special Prosecutor's office in the Hague reported receiving military equipment from the United States for the Kosovo security force.

The President of the breakaway Republic of Kosovo and the former field commander of the Albanian troops from the 13th to the 17th July daily spent six hours on interrogation in the Special court for crimes in Kosovo in the Hague. June 24, Special Prosecutor of the international court of justice (SPO) announced the charges against Thaci's war crimes in 1998-1999, during the conflict in Kosovo and Metohija. He promised to resign if the court then approves the indictment and start proceedings.

The foreign Ministry supported the efforts of Serbia to Kosovo

Russia supports the efforts of Serbia to resolve the Kosovo problem, waiting for parties viable and mutually acceptable solution, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

"We support the efforts of the President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic which are aimed at the peaceful settlement of the Kosovo problem, including in the framework of the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina", Zakharova said at a briefing on Thursday.

The head of Kosovo arrived in the Hague for questioning on charges of war crimes

The President of the breakaway Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci arrived in the Hague for questioning on charges of war crimes, 1998-1999.

Earlier, on June 24, Special Prosecutor of international court for crimes in Kosovo (SPO) in the Hague announced the charges against Thaci's war crimes in 1998-1999. Last week, Thaci said that July 13, will visit the Hague at the invitation of the Special Prosecutor's office to chat with employees.

The European Union has welcomed resumption of dialogue between Serbia and Kosovo

The European Union welcomes the resumption of the Sunday dialogue on the normalization of relations between Serbia and the breakaway Republic of Kosovo with the mediation of Brussels.

"We just finished a virtual meeting with President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic and Prime Minister of Kosovo, Hoti Avdullah. I am glad to say that after the summit in Paris on Friday and today's meeting of the comprehensive dialogue on the normalization of relations between Serbia and Kosovo resumed after a break of 20 months," said EU special representative for dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, Miroslav Lajcak.

Vucic has assessed the requirements of Kosovo negotiations under the auspices of the European Union

The requirements of the authorities of the breakaway Republic of Kosovo in the negotiations under the auspices of the EU are meaningless, said the President of Serbia Alexander Vucic.

On Friday, Vucic is on a visit to Paris, where he arrived to hold a video-conference on the question of Kosovo on the initiative of Germany, France and the EU. Upon arrival, he was familiarized with the demands of the Kosovo Albanian authorities.

Balkan redistribution. Serbia is trying to negotiate with Kosovo

Serbia and Kosovo are planning to resume the talks and to discuss the possibility of a new redistribution of borders in the Balkans. Intermediaries are Germany and France. The EU hopes that the discussion will bring a solution to the Kosovo issue, but in advance warn about any exchange of territories could not be considered. Ready to compromise Belgrade and Pristina, to understand RIA Novosti.

Brussels has regained a leading role in the Kosovo settlement after this failed DC. Scheduled for the end of June, the negotiations between Belgrade and Pristina with the mediation of Donald trump failed because the charges against Hashim Thaci accusations of spectaculator the Hague court.

In the Serbian capital eight hours of continued peaceful protest

Peaceful protest in the capital of Serbia in front of the Assembly (Parliament) on Thursday lasted eight hours, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The Prime Minister of Serbia, Ana Brnabic in on Thursday, following two days of unrest because of the restrictions on the coronavirus reported a new tightening measures, particularly the ban on assemblies in the premises and outdoor Seating over 10 people. Thus, the authorities abandoned the idea of imposing a curfew, which led to mass protests of citizens.

The President of Serbia for the first time in two years, will meet with "Prime Minister" of Kosovo

The President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic on Thursday began a multi-day trip to Europe, the result of which will be the first in 2018, a meeting with the Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed Republic of Kosovo Abdulahim Hoti.

The purpose of his visit, Vucic called the fight for the interests of Serbia on the Kosovo issue. In France July 9, a meeting was held of the Serbian leader with the President of France Emanuele a Macron. Next day online summit of the EU leadership, Germany, France, Serbia and the breakaway Republic. Initiated by the leaders of France and Germany.

The expert commented on the protests in Serbia

Anti-government protests in Serbia can last for a long time and intensively, says researcher at the Department of European political studies of IMEMO ran Polina Sokolova.

In the night of Wednesday, as in previous, in several cities of Serbia, passed an anti-government rally. The protesters expressed dissatisfaction with the current epidemiological situation in the country and the actions of the authorities on counteraction to the spread of coronavirus, was required to provide "truthful" information about the victims COVID-19 and criticized the policies of President Alexander Vucic.

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