President Osmani spoke with US Assistant Secretary of State Philip ReekerThe President of the Republic of Kosovo Vjosa Osmani spoke with Ambassador Philip Reeker, US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, who congratulated her on her election as President of Kosovo.
Ambassador Reeker stressed that the relations of the USA with Kosovo are based on democratic values and common goals. Further, Ambassador Reeker reaffirmed President Biden’s interest in supporting Kosovo towards developing and implementing the necessary reforms. Ambassador Reeker also stressed the US commitment to support the Western Balkan countries towards European Union membership.
President Osmani underlined that the partnership with the USA is vital for the realization of the priorities of the institutions of Kosovo to ensure the vaccine against COVID-19 for the citizens of Kosovo, and also the implementation of internal reforms that would increase employment and fight corruption efficiently.
As for the dialogue with Serbia, Ambassador Reeker stressed that the USA encourage the parties to engage constructively towards reaching a legally binding agreement, which would result in mutual recognition between Kosovo and Serbia.
President Osmani stressed the importance of qualitatively improving the dialogue process based on the inviolability of the territory of Kosovo and the unitary character of the state, which contributes to peace and prosperity in the region. President Osmani stressed that for Kosovo, the clearing up of the fate of the missing remains a priority that the institutions intend to push forward and for this she requested the support of the USA.