Osmani in Potsdam: Republic of Kosovo, success story

President of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani, accompanied by the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Donika Gervalla, is participating in the international conference on democracy and media freedom, Colloquium M100 Sanssouci.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, diplomats, journalists, and representatives from academia and civil society from all over the world are also present at this conference.

In a special discussion of this conference dedicated to the security strategy in Europe, President Osmani emphasized that Kosovo is an example of guaranteeing sustainable peace in the region and beyond, as well as a success story in strengthening media freedom and democracy, a statement issued by the Office of the President notes.

Osmani spoke about Kosovo’s continuous growth in international indices of freedom and democracy, as evidence of the steadfast commitment of the people of Kosovo and its institutions to democratic values.

She further emphasized that Kosovo is a factor of stability in the region and Europe, and through concrete actions has proven that it is a reliable partner of Western democracy.

“President Osmani singled out Kosovo’s commitment to further strengthening alliances with our European and American partners through full coordination of foreign policy against international developments, including the war in Ukraine and support for the Ukrainian people. The President has emphasized the importance of the membership of the Republic of Kosovo and all other democratic and coordinating states in the EU and NATO so that Europe is even stronger and more united against the challenges it faces,” the announcement reads.

Among other things, Osmani called for the support of Kosovo for membership in regional and international organizations, as well as for the urgency of completing the visa liberalization process for the citizens of Kosovo.