The United States Department of State’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs has urged Kosovo and Serbia to immediately implement their agreement to normalize relations. This follows the successful EU-brokered talks in Ohrid, North Macedonia, which were seen as a significant step towards resolving the long-standing tensions between Kosovo and Serbia.

The Department of State’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs conveyed its message by expressing support for the breakthrough reached between Serbia’s President Vucic and Kosovo’s PM Albin Kurti.

“The United States welcomes and supported the successful EU-brokered talks between Kosovo and Serbia today in Ohrid, North Macedonia. Both countries should immediately begin to implement their Agreement to Normalize Relations,” noted the Department of State’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs.

According to Josep Borrell, the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, “We have a deal.” Kosovo and Serbia have agreed to the implementation annex of the agreement on the path to normalization of relations. Both parties have committed to fully honoring all articles of the agreement and implementing their respective obligations expediently and in good faith.

The talks took place in Ohrid, North Macedonia, and were seen as a significant step towards resolving the long-standing tensions between Belgrade and Pristina.


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Ksenija Pavlovic is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Pavlovic Today, The Chief White House Correspondent. Pavlovic was a Teaching Fellow and Doctoral Fellow in the Political Science department at...

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