Kurti thanks Lipavsky for Czech Republic’s visa liberalization support

Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin Kurti met on Thursday with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Lipavsky.

Minister Lipavsky emphasized full support and solidarity for the aspirations of Kosovo for European and Euro-Atlantic integration, while he said that he supports the joint commitment towards visa liberalization. Kurti emphasized the importance of implementing the recommendation of the European Commission for the liberalization of visas for the citizens of Kosovo. He thanked Minister Lipavsky for the Czech Republic’s support for Kosovo and for treating this issue as a priority during the Czech Presidency of the EU Council.

They discussed the importance of the integration of the six Western Balkans countries into the European Union, as well as the summit of the Berlin Process that will be held in November.

Minister Lipavsky expressed gratitude for the coordination of the foreign policy of Kosovo with the European Union and the clear positioning of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. He thanked Kurti for taking a firm stand in line with EU positions. He also reiterated the importance of cooperation between Kosovo and the European Union against hybrid warfare.

They agreed to increase cooperation in the economy, commercial exchanges, culture, security as well as information and communication technology.