President Thaçi met with heads of states that did not recognize Kosovo

Amman, May 20, 2017 – The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, who is on a visit in Jordan upon the invitation of the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, participated at the opening of the World Economic Forum for the Middle East and North Africa, which this year is organized by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

In the framework of this Forum, President Thaçi has held meetings with many heads of various states of the world, with whom he has discussed about the further promotion and consolidation of Kosovo.

President Thaçi has met with the King of Spain, Felipe VI, with whom he has discussed about the international promotion and consolidation of Kosovo as well as about the possibility of cooperation between the two countries

President Thaçi has also thanked King Felipe VI for the support that Spain has given to Kosovo within KFOR, in providing peace and developing cooperation among communities.

In another meeting, President Thaçi had also a conversation with the President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades. President Thaçi emphasized that the small countries need to cooperate more, especially in the exchange of experiences in the field of economic development and other areas.

He has requested from President Anastasiades to start a new stage in the relations between the two states, which will affect the acceleration of the European integration of Kosovo.

President Thaçi also met with Iraqi President, Muhammad Fuad Masum, with whom he has discussed about the possibility of co-operation between the two states. President Thaçi in these meetings has requested from the heads of these states to take the decision to recognize Kosovo’s independence as soon as possible

President Thaçi also held a meeting with the President of the Republic of Niger,

Mahamadou Issoufou with the President of the Palestinian National Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, and many other heads and representatives of states participating in the World Economic Forum.