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'No EU negotiations date before late 2013'

There are 91 comments on the B92 story from May 19, 2012, titled 'No EU negotiations date before late 2013'. In it, B92 reports that:

Serbia will not be given a date for the start of EU accession talks before December 2013, and will have until the end of next year to meet Germany's demands.

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Since: Jan 08

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#1 Sep 16, 2012
BELGRADE -- Serbia will not be given a date for the start of EU accession talks before December 2013, and will have until the end of next year to meet Germany's demands.

This is according to an article published by the Belgrade-based daily Danas, which quotes its unnamed sources "from the top of the German ruling coalition".

The demands delivered in Belgrade earlier this week by a delegation of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling party, summed up in seven conditions - including for Serbia to "sign a biding statement on good neighborly relations with Priština" before it starts its negotiates with the EU - does not mean a formal, official recognition of Kosovo, the newspaper was told - "nor will Germany ask for anything of the kind from Serbia in the foreseeable future".

These statements are meant to "explain the messages that the CDU/CSU delegation on Thursday in Belgrade sent to the public and politicians (in Serbia)", the daily writes.

"Serbia does not have to recognize Kosovo as an independent state, but to accept the situation that the government in Priština is ruling the Kosovo territory, however, the Serbian authorities do not have to change the Constitution, while the two governments do not have to exchange ambassadors," the report further stated.

The daily notes that all parties in the German parliament - except the "far left" - have the same expectations from Serbia, and that "these demands have been known to the political structures in Serbia for at least two years."

The article explains that the reason the demands were officially delivered to the Serbian officials and the public were "the May general elections in Serbia and the forming of the new government":

"For that reason Germany wished to give enough time to the Serbian government to do something before the European Commission report on Serbia's progress toward the EU, which will be presented on October 10."

The newspaper further reports "a firm appraisal" of its CDU/CSU sources that Serbia will not be given a date for the start of membership talks before December 2013, while any claims that this could happen in July were not true:

"Belgrade will have the time to meet Germany's expectations from October of this until October of next year."

The daily writes that it was told that Germany does not wish to interfere in what Belgrade and Priština will agree on - including when it comes to the northern, majority Serb part of Kosovo.

"We believe that the Ahtisaari plan should first begin to be implemented, and then they should agree on the north and find a creative solution," the article said.

When the newspaper asked whether the German party officials were surprised by the change of the ruling coalition in Serbia, it was told that "they did not find it important whether Tomislav Nikolić or Boris Tadić was at the helm", but that what mattered was "the work on fulfilling the demands and implementing what has already been agreed between Belgrade and Priština".

However, according to the article, the unnamed German interlocutors told the daily that the previous government was not sufficiently efficient in doing its homework.

"Germany not asking for formal recognition"
Germany wants Serbia to give a written guarantee that Serbia and Kosovo will not block each other's accession to international organizations and will have normal relations, said Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Director in Serbia Henri Bohnet.

We are not asking for formal recognition, Bohne said for the Saturday edition of the Belgrade-based tabloid Blic, recalling that Andreas Schockenhoff, one of the most influential members of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), said in Belgrade that Germany wanted Serbia to sign "a contract on good-neighborly relations with Kosovo" before it approved the start of Serbia's accession talks with the EU.

100yr old

Mclean, VA

#2 Sep 16, 2012
Good.
keeping u informed

Msida, Malta

#3 Sep 16, 2012
Great news for all Serbs, as long as we don't become a member of satanic EU we're safe.

If traitor politicians would only say one big NO it would make my day

Since: Jan 08

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#4 Sep 17, 2012
Potpredsednica vlade Suzana Grubješich: Ne možemo u EU pod našim uslovima!

http://www.alo.rs/politika/53770/Ne_mozemo_u_...

“Hello”

Since: Jul 09

Belgrade

#5 Sep 18, 2012
Government says: if the West continues to say that Serbia must recognize Kosovo the only option will be general referemdum with this question: Kosovo or European Union? There is only one correct answer,everlasting-KOSOVO.
Banovic

Hamilton, Canada

#6 Sep 18, 2012
Kosovo which you don't have nor will ever have or EU which you are not member of or might never be member of. Tough choice.
Banovic

Hamilton, Canada

#7 Sep 18, 2012
Epilog : Srbija se odrekla EU, ostala i bez Kosova i trenutno baulja po nekim panslovenskim maglama.
Nikada se necemo nauciti.
(s., 18. septembar 2012 17:26)
Banovic

Hamilton, Canada

#8 Sep 18, 2012
Referendumsko pitanje treba da bude: Srbija do Tokija ili EU. Sto da se o tome odmah ne izjasnimo. Takodje, to je sasvim realno.
(Pera, 18. septembar 2012 16:40)
Banovic

Hamilton, Canada

#9 Sep 18, 2012
Kakav referendum? Kosovo koga nemamo ili EU koju nemamo? Sta, kao ako kazemo NE EU, jel to znaci da je Kosovo nase? Ko tako misli, neka ode u Pristinu samo na kafu, i nek smisli novo referendumsko pitanje: Srpska Dalmacija ili EU. Ako nismo inteligencijom, pa diplomatijom, pa na kraju krajeva oruzjem sacuvali teritorije i prijatelje, zato vala, mozemo u referendumsku ofanzivu da im svima pokazemo sta je nase.
(Branislav, 18. septembar 2012 16:37)
Banovic

Hamilton, Canada

#10 Sep 18, 2012
Mozda bi ipak neko mogao da sapne gradjanima Srbije da je Kosovo odavno izgubljeno.
(zorantf, 18. septembar 2012 16:34)
Banovic

Hamilton, Canada

#11 Sep 18, 2012
i sta,mi kazemo Kosovo , Albanci i svet kazu nema problema i dobijemo Kosovo natrag? Ljudi bre,ko je ovde lud?? Zar ceo zivot moraju da nas vode obicni diletanti i uz to ptave budalama?
(ljusha, 18. septembar 2012 16:17)

“Hello”

Since: Jul 09

Belgrade

#12 Sep 19, 2012
I am for Europe but not like this.

“Mr C and S”

Since: Feb 09

Bracaland

#13 Sep 19, 2012
Shomi wrote:
I am for Europe but not like this.
serbs are only making it difficult for themselves by bein' stubborn and not accepting kosovo is lost forever.serbs continue to hold on to North Mitrovica which is all they care about, but for how long?
Dyin s too good for albos

Thailand

#14 Sep 19, 2012
It's almost 5 years that Serbs hold on to Mitrovica. We're doing a good job and we'll carry on :)
Serbonazis

East Amherst, NY

#15 Sep 21, 2012
Dyin s too good for albos wrote:
It's almost 5 years that Serbs hold on to Mitrovica. We're doing a good job and we'll carry on :)
all this is futile effort for the servian slaves since 1389

Since: Mar 07

Prishtina, Kosovo

#16 Sep 21, 2012
Dyin s too good for albos wrote:
It's almost 5 years that Serbs hold on to Mitrovica. We're doing a good job and we'll carry on :)
Serbs don`t have more than 5 years of history in Mitrovica anyway...stupid scums! If you don`t want the EU go back to Siberia. This is Europe.
GEYmans and Anglo SUCKson

Montenegro

#17 Sep 21, 2012
prishtina wrote:
<quoted text>
Serbs don`t have more than 5 years of history in Mitrovica anyway...stupid scums! If you don`t want the EU go back to Siberia. This is Europe.
Eu is Marxist Homosexual union.
No one want European[jewish] Union.
Russian and Chinese economy growing faster then other EU nations..

EU is future Eurabia..

Albanian woman....lol
Talbania

Msida, Malta

#18 Sep 21, 2012
This is Europe hahahaha says the islamic albanian hoe

In albania is where the europe ends, islam starts from there :)

Since: Nov 09

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#19 Sep 21, 2012
If I were a president of Russia I whould turn off natural gas for Germany this winter. lol.
Shomi

Stoney Creek, Canada

#20 Sep 21, 2012
21.09.2012. u 19:08h stomugromova je napisao/la:
Srbi moraju shvatiti da nismo nikakva braca i da ne pale više nekakve uranilovke koje bi bile ponovno ulaz u velikosrpski imperijalizam. Nisu se Srbi opametili. Naprotiv, samo vrebaju novu priliku. Sad su užasno tužni i nesretni. Nije lako Srbinu biti sam bez nesrba kojem ce piti krv. U tim turskim genima je zulum i tiranija sastavni dio.

http://www.vecernji.hr/vijesti/dacic-opasno-j...

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