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Thursday, June 28, 2012
Kosovo Parliament writes to 5 EU countries for recognition
The Kosovo Parliamentary Commission for Foreign Affairs will send a
letter to their homologues of the five EU countries that have not
recognized Kosovo yet.
The decision was taken this
Wednesday and according to the Chairman of this Commission, Albin Kurti,
the letter will have a detailed explanation of Kosovo’s Independence.
of these states have been misinformed about Kosovo by Serbia and
Serbia’s friends, but we also know that they have their internal
problems. However, if these states find an analogy between Kosovo and
their interior problems, we would suggest to not compare themselves with
Milosevic’s regime and Serbia in general”, Kurti declared.
former Kosovo Foreign Minister, now an MP for the LDK, Skender Hyseni,
Kosovo must pressure the decision making centers, such as Washington,
Brussels, London and Paris, by insisting in the need of an unified
policy from the EU. He added that the EU should abandon the neutrality
policy that started after these five states decided to not recognize
The other members of the commission declared that the
Kosovo Parliament should give more efforts with the recognition. The PDK
parliament member, Hydajet Hyseni, declared that the Commissions can
influence the respective governments for this decision.
Kadaj Bujupi, a Parliament Member from the AAK, declared that these
prime level commitments through letters and inter-parliamentary visits
help improving the general perception about Kosovo.
Kosovo’s recognition, the letter also aims to establish contacts between
Kosovo’s Parliament and the homologue commissions of these states.