President Thaçi thanks the World Jewish Congress for the admission of the Jewish Community of Kosovo

Prishtina, March 12, 2019 – The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, received today the Chief Executive Officer of the World Jewish Congress, Robert Singer, accompanied by Votim Demiri, the President of the Jewish Community of Kosovo, with whom he talked about the cooperation between Kosovo and the World Jewish Congress.

President Thaçi said that Kosovo is grateful for the help and support that the state of Israel has given to the citizens of Kosovo, especially in 1998 and 1999.

“Our friendship has roots deep in history and in similar fates we have had as people”, stated President Thaçi, thanking them for the decision for the Jewish Community of Kosovo to become part of the World Jewish Congress.

The Hebrew World Congress Officer, Robert Singer, stressed that the Jewish people does not forget the help of the Albanian people for the Jewish people.

He added that the new state of Kosovo has much potentials.

“You are situated in a sensitive region and the determination for peace and harmony among religions is admirable”, said Singer.

President Thaçi emphasized that Kosovo is an example of tolerance among peoples, religions and cultures.

“Tolerance and coexistence are our values”, noted President Thaçi, adding that Kosovo is the home of all its communities.