President Thaçi decorated Ambassador Kai Eide with Presidential Jubilee Medal of the Tenth Anniversary of the IndependencePrishtina, April 5, 2018 – The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, received today the Norwegian diplomat and former Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General in Kosovo in 2005, Ambassador Kai Eide.
For his contribution to Kosovo’s freedom and independence, President Thaçi decorated Ambassador Eide with the Presidential Jubilee Medal of the Tenth Anniversary of the Independence.
President Thaçi has said that all the successes of Kosovo, from freedom to state building, are a joint venture between the people of Kosovo and the many friends of Kosovo around the world.
On the other hand, Ambassador Kai Eide said that he is honored with the visit and the presidential award, and has congratulated President Thaçi and the people of Kosovo for the achievements in the last two decades.
Ambassador Eide’s report on the political situation in Kosovo to then UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan resulted in the commencement of the status-process negotiations - a process which ended with Kosovo’s independence.