Serbia reacts strongly to Berisha's statement
Serbia has formally called on the government of Albania to withdraw her statement on recent events in Presevo.
a statement the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs noted that Berisha
should prevent actions to destabilize the situation in neighboring
countries and respect the rights of minorities in Albania.
state considers the language used under any level communication dignity
and contrary to the commitment of the Albanian Prime.
of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia expresses its strong
protest against the declaration of the Government of Albania for the
removal of the monument in Presevo.
of Foreign Affairs considers the language used in the statement direct
incentives for actions that help to destabilize the situation in
southern Serbia and the whole region, in neighboring countries where
ethnic minorities live in Albania.
and accusations directed against the Serbian government under any
decent communication level anyway and are inconsistent with the
commitment given by the Prime Minister of Albania Sali Berisha,
personally, during the recent visit of Foreign Minister Ivan Mrkiç in
Tirana Albania is ready to open a new page in bilateral relations between the two countries.
inflammatory rhetoric is due to concerns over the status of the ethnic
Albanian minority in southern Serbia is a cumbersome manipulation, as
defense actually Albanians and every national minority in Serbia is in
line with the highest international standards, higher than those applied to national minorities living in Albania.
because of the lack of treatment within the legal framework that will
provide protection for Serbs and other national minorities in Albania,
we believe that the Albanian authorities should urgently take serious
steps to ensure that communities are protected according to
internationally accepted standards.
as a country that states that its priority is the adoption of European
values and EU membership really expect it to life the priorities
stated and prevent its actions to destabilize the situation in