NATO reaction after Assembly decision on KSF

After the decision of the Assembly of Kosovo to open the way to the creation of the army of Kosovo, a NATO official said that NATO’s position is clear: NATO supports the development of Kosovo Security Force under its current mandate. 

“Kosovo Security Force is a professional force and source of stability in the region. If this mandate evolves, NATO should reconsider its engagements in Kosovo.  It is important for any initiative related to the KSF mandate, to have full consultations with all communities in Kosovo and NATO allies. NATO remains engaged on security and stability of Kosovo, through our longest operation, KFOR,” NATO official responded.