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The European Commission has intervened in an attempt to defuse tensions over a telecoms deal between Belgrade and Pristina.
The EU-facilitated action plan for telecoms was one of the agreements on key issues reach between the two countries in August 2015, but a dispute has broken out over infrastructure in Kosovo that was formerly owned by Telekom Srbija.
The deal proposes that telecoms infrastructure, which is located in Kosovo capital city Pristina, is handed over to the Kosovo government. The two countries are also negotiation conditions under which Kosovo will be given an international dialling code,
On 5 October, the director of the office for Kosovo and Metohija Marko Đurić said Belgrade has been given until Sunday (9 October) to make a decision about the "grotesque draft agreement on telecommunications."