Pompeo congratules Kurti, suggests tariff removal

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, Albin Kurti, has received a congratulatory letter from the US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, as well as from the US Ambassador to our country, Philip Kosnett.

In his letter,  the Secretary of State congratulates the people of Kosovo on successful and democratic elections, and welcomes the formation of the Government of Kosovo, hoping for close co-operation in achieving common goals, such as rule of law and normalization of relations with Serbia.

"Now is the time to achieve a comprehensive normalization of relations with Serbia, based on mutual recognition, which is essential for Kosovo's full international integration. Removing the tariff on goods from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina will be important to bring the parties back to the negotiating table, ”Pompeo wrote in the letter addressed to Prime Minister Kurti.

Meanwhile, Ambassador Kosnett congratulated Prime Minister Kurti on his election as Prime Minister, offering even closer relations between Kosovo and the United States in the development of peace and prosperity in the country.