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Text of report in English by Serbian pro-western Belgrade-based Radio B92 website, on 7 October Novi Sad, 7 October: Serbia needs to beef up before it joins the EU, and not delude itself by thinking that this will begin the moment it becomes a member, says [former Serbian Prime Minister] Vojislav Kostunica.
By Shaban Buza PRISTINA, Serbia (Reuters) - U.N. mediator Martti Ahtisaari said on Friday he was still "far from the moment" when a deal could be put to the Security Council on the future status of Kosovo but the target date remained by the end of this year.
By Matthew Robinson VIENNA (Reuters) - Negotiations on the future of Kosovo appeared to founder on Monday as United Nations' mediators struggled to overcome Serb demands for autonomy within the majority Albanian territory. Deputy U.N.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Kosovo's ethnic Albanian government must take action now to protect its Serbian minority, the European Union's foreign policy chief told new Kosovan Prime Minister Agim Ceku on Wednesday. "For a long time there has been a lot of talk but not much action.
By Boris Groendahl and Ingrid Melander SALZBURG, Austria (Reuters) - Controversy flared over the European Union's stance on independence for Kosovo from Serbia as EU foreign ministers met their western Balkan colleagues on Saturday.
By Saul Hudson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will block Serbia from joining NATO unless it resolves a territorial dispute over volatile Kosovo, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday in what was a new U.S. demand on Belgrade. Nicholas Burns, the No.
By Matthew Robinson PRISTINA, Serbia and Montenegro (Reuters) - The United States warned on Thursday against the use of violence as negotiations on the future of Serbia's disputed province of Kosovo near, saying its people had a unique opportunity to define their own future.
By Shaban Buza PRISTINA, Serbia and Montenegro (Reuters) - Kosovo's Serb minority on Wednesday rejected a plan for Serb self-rule proposed by ethnic Albanian leaders and asked for more concessions, delaying reforms vital to talks on the province's future.
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