Kosovo’s possible attitude towards normalization with Serbia


By Professor Dr jur, Dr phil Marc Weller, MA, MALD, PhD, FCIArb

Once the genie is out of the bottle, it is difficult to return her to her constraining prison. The newly installed government of Kosovo has taken its time in assessing the prospect for a resumption of negotiations about normalization of relations with Serbia, and in offering its perspectives on the process. This approach is correct in principle, but now risks being overtaken by events. Recent developments, including the publication of a mysterious ‘non-paper’ from an anonymous source on the Brussels dialogue, have forced the pace.