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US State Secretary Blinken congratulates Pm of Kosovo Kurti

  • 4/8/2021 8:37 PM
US State Secretary Blinken congratulates Pm of Kosovo Kurti

The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, sent a congratulatory letter to the Prime Minister of Kosovo, Albin Kurti, congratulating him and the people of Kosovo on the successful and democratic elections held on February 14.

He wrote that the United States has welcomed the formation of the new government and expects to work closely to ensure, as he put it, that a sovereign, independent, multiethnic and democratic Kosovo takes its place as a partner of equal in the Euro-Atlantic family. Through a statement from the Government, it is said that Secretary Blinken welcomed the commitments of Prime Minister Kurti to fight corruption, strengthen the rule of law and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as his efforts to realize the aspirations of the people of Kosovo.

Further, in the letter he said that securing a comprehensive normalization agreement with Serbia, focused on mutual recognition, is essential for Kosovo to reach its full potential and move forward on the path to EU membership.

"You will have the full support of the United States in this regard," writes US State Secretary, Antony J. Blinken.