Upon the request of President Thaçi, the EU observes the elections of October 6th

Prishtina, September 06 – The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, received today a letter from the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Frederica Mogherni.

Through this letter, the European Union has responded positively to President Thaçi’s invitation to send a European mission to observe the progress of the elections of October 6th.

I would like to thank you for your letter on 28 August 2019, inviting the European Union to observe the early parliamentary elections to be held on 6 October. Following your invitation, I have decided to deploy an Election Observation Mission”, it is written in the letter of the EU High Representative, Federica Mogherini.

In this letter she notifies that very soon she will appoint the Chief of this mission, while his staff is expected to come in the coming days in the Republic of Kosovo.

Even before, President Thaçi had called for the October 6th elections to be fair, democratic and to be observed by the international mechanisms, civil society and the media.