PRISTINA – The Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin Kurti addressed a letter today to the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and the head of the EU foreign policy Joseph Borell, informing them about the priorities of the newly formed government in Kosovo, reports. N1.
In the letter, Kurti explained that the program led by the government, based on the rule of law and economic development. He added that the government of Kosovo is committed to solving “the remaining problems” in relations with Serbia.
“We are convinced that the problems must be solved through a dialogue that will culminate in the mutual recognition of the two countries. We believe that this is an important way to integrate Kosovo into the international community and reach a historic agreement that will create peace lasting, stability and security in the Balkans,” Kurti wrote.
Kurti noted that on March 15, the 100 tariffs on goods from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina established by the previous government will begin to be partially abolished.
“We do this as a gesture of goodwill and as a symbol of our commitment to work closely with the United States in dialogue with Serbia. We hope that Belgrade will reciprocate our actions and remove all non-tariff barriers in trade with Kosovo and stop the campaign against the recognition of Kosovo,” wrote the Prime Minister of Kosovo.
He said that he was aware that in the last two years there has been a marked lack of coordination of the representatives of Kosovo on the role, interest and goals in the dialogue with Serbia. “It has often been unclear who speaks on behalf of Kosovo on the international and domestic stage,” concluded the Prime Minister, stating that the current government will make an effort to end this practice.