(THE PAVLOVIC TODAY) —After a new round of failed Brussles negotiations between Kosovo and Serbia, the United States calls for an immediate de-escalation of tensions. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price shared on Monday that the US is “disappointed” that the agreement was not reached today with EU High Representative Borrell in Brussels.

“We urge Prime Minister Kurti to work with EU High Representative Borrell and EU Special Representative Lajcak to reach a fair compromise,” said State Department Spokesperson Ned Price.He added that PM Kurti and President Vucic “need to make concessions to ensure that we do not jeopardize decades of hard-won peace in an already fragile region.”

The US is joining the EU in calling on Kosovo to “immediately suspend any planned measures that would escalate tensions, including the imposition of vehicle fines.”

Both parties, according to Price, ” should refrain from taking provocative steps, fulfill their obligations under the EU facilitated Dialogue, and engage constructively to reach a sustainable solution.”


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To say that the high-level talks between Kosovo’s PM Albin Kurti and Serbian President Vucic failed to yield any substantial diplomatic results would be an understatement. “Unfortunately, after quite a long meeting, Prime Minister Kurti was not ready to move forward on … a credible process,” The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, said…

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BRUSSELS— High-level meetings between Belgrade and Pristina resumed on Tuesday, aimed at moving negotiations forward to implement the Brussels Agreement. The talks marked the first tête-à-tête between Serbian President Vucic and Kosovo’s PM Kurti since Ohrid. According to the High Representative Josep Borrell, the parties have made progress on an essential point of the implementation…

Ksenija Pavlovic is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Pavlovic Today, The Chief White House Correspondent. Pavlovic was a Teaching Fellow and Doctoral Fellow in the Political Science department at...

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