UNSC meeting on Kosovo on Monday

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NEW YORK – The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will hold a regular meeting on Kosovo on Monday evening, at which Serbia will be represented by Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic.

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The UNSC will consider UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s latest quarterly report on the activities of UNMIK and the situation in Kosovo, due to be presented by UNMIK Chief Zahir Tanin.

In his address, Dacic will discuss the report for the period between October 16, 2015 to January 15, 2016 and present Belgrade’s position on the current situation in Kosovo-Metohija and the activities of UNMIK, the foreign ministry said in a statement.

In the report, Ban expressed concern over the use of violence and inflammatory rhetoric by Kosovo opposition parties which contributed to some delays in the implementation of the Brussels deal, concerning the Community of Serb Municipalities in particular.

Serbia’s position in Kosovo is now strengthened, Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said ahead of Monday’s UN Security Council meeting on Kosovo, at which he will be representing Serbia.

With constructive actions, the Srpska list has contributed to a strengthening of the position of Kosovo Serbs, Dacic said.

“Our position is now strengthened since, amid the infighting, instability and demonstrations, the Srpska list acted very constructively, which was in our interest”, he told Radio Belgrade before departing for New York.

He announced that he will point to all of the problems in Kosovo, primarily as regards stability and the failure to meet the obligations undertaken by the Kosovo authorities in the Brussels dialogue – in particular the establishment of the Community of Serb Municipalities – and all political problems affecting the Kosovo Serbs’ position.

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