Nataliya Apostolova, Head of EU Office in Kosovo/EU Special Representative, met today with Ramush Haradinaj, the newly elected Prime Minister of Kosovo, to underline the continued EU support to Kosovo Government and people in dealing with its greatest challenges, such as those in economy, education and rule of law. Ambassador Apostolova recalled today’s EU statement and announced it would be followed by letters to the Prime Minister and the Ministers, highlighting EU priorities and ways the EU can complement Government efforts to tackle issues important to the people.
Prime Minister Haradinaj thanked the EU for its generous contribution to making Kosovo succeed. He underlined that his Government would focus on the implementation of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement as the key document steering Kosovo-EU relations, and welcomed the letters to the Ministers as a tool to help shape Government’s sectoral policies. He committed to working with all communities in Kosovo in making them feel equal and fully-fledged members of the Kosovo society.
The Prime Minister and the EU Ambassador agreed to co-host a meeting with all EU Heads of Mission in Kosovo in the coming days to detail the Government’s plan to foster Kosovo-EU relations.