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But Mr. Thaci, whose government has sought recently to assert its authority in the north, ruled out any such compromise and accused Belgrade of stoking tensions there.

“Unfortunately, full integration of the Serbs north of the Ibar River is hindered due to the destructive role of Serbia,” he said.

Ruling out any discussion on Kosovo’s territorial integrity or basic independence, Mr. Thaci laid out several domains in which he said dialogue between Pristina and Belgrade could prove fruitful — such as border demarcation, economic cooperation, law enforcement and the return of refugees.

“We are ready to discuss and solve these issues,” he said. “But the question is whether Serbia is ready, too.”