Swiss president congratulates Kurti on election

President of the Swiss Federation, Simonetta Sommaruga, congratulated Albin Kurti on becoming prime minister of Kosovo. 

"It is my pleasure to convey to you my sincere congratulations on your appointment as Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo," Sommaruga said. 

"Switzerland and Kosovo have close human ties and enjoy friendly relations. Also, our two countries have joint interests, particularly with regard to the stability and prosperity of the Western Balkans. Switzerland is engaged in achieving these important objectives."