Growing tensions in northern Kosovo highlight need for dialogue, says UN envoy

Growing tensions in northern Kosovo and lack of progress on outstanding issues has made dialogue between Pristina and Belgrade all the more necessary, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council today.

Kosovo: Ban welcomes potential dialogue between Pristina, Belgrade

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the European Union’s readiness to facilitate dialogue between Pristina and Belgrade, voicing hope that this will help to consolidate peace, stability and reconciliation in both Kosovo and the wider region.