In a uniquely held ceremony via a Zoom meeting on Monday, Israel and Muslim-majority Kosovo officially established diplomatic ties Monday.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The ceremony, which according to Israel’s Foreign Ministry is the first of its kind in the world, saw agreements signed by Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, and then scanned and sent to his Kosovar counterpart Meliza Haradinaj-Stublla in the capital of Pristina.
In her official capacity, the Kosovo Foreign Minister Meliza Haradinaj-Stublla, adopted the IHRA working definition of antisemitism last week on International Holocaust Memorial Day, which among other things defines certain anti-Israel activity as antisemitic. Continue Reading »
A member of the Swedish Parliament has nominated President Donald Trump for his second Nobel Prize in honor of his Serbia & Kosovo Agreement, which follows a Norwegian MP who nominated Donald Trump on Wednesday for his peace agreement between Israel and the UAE.
By CHARLIE SPIERING
The nomination was announced by Magnus Jacobson a member of the Swedish Parliament for the Christian Democrats party.
“I have nominated the US Gov. and the governments of Kosovo and Serbia for the Nobel Peace Prize for their joint work for peace and economic development, through the cooperation agreement signed in the White House,” he wrote in English on Twitter. Continue Reading »
In an exceptional visit to Jerusalem, the Assistant to Kosovo’s Foreign Minister tried to gain official recognition for her tiny, fledgling country.
By Hanno Hauenstein
Earlier this month, Ines Demiri became the first Kosovar official to come on a mission to Israel. Demiri did not manage to ease Israel’s firm objection to officially recognize her tiny, fledgling state. Nevertheless, she prefers to look at the glass half full: “I was invited by the Israeli ministry of foreign affairs,” she tells i24news in an exclusive interview. “That shows good relations exist between Israel and Kosovo. We tried our best to convince them of an affirmative decision.” Continue Reading »