Dimitris Avramopoulos with Hashim Thaçi
While Athens still not ask Tirana, for the "Protocol of Corfu"
Prime Minister of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, met Tuesday in New York with Greek Foreign Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos
In his meeting with the Greek Foreign Minister, the Prime Minister thanked him for the correct position that Greece has held at front of Kosovo's European integration process. "Though it has not yet recognized Kosovo's independence, Greece has never been an obstacle in our path towards EU integration," said Thaci.
Prime Minister said that the relations between Greece and Kosovo should be strengthened by accepting new realities created in the Balkans. "Kosovo's independence is irreversible, it is political and legal reality. Kosovo's independence has produced more peace and stability in the region ", said Prime Minister Thaçi seeking recognition of Kosovo's independence from Greece
In the meantime, Athens still not require to Tirana, for the implementation of the agreement that the Protocol of Corfu, of 1914, Which provides enhanced autonomy, in Southern Albania, as known The Northern Epirus.
There are many diplomatic Reason, that these bureaucratic official of Athens, hesitate for no justifiable interest in the National Plan, such as anti-Turkish party reaction in Thrace, or to intensify for concluding the implementation of the agreement, of the maritime waters, with Tirana.
However, although the expected formal feedback from Census, in which the Greek national minority can be brought very low, the requirements of the Albanian mafia to ripped in Ionian coast properties, in which lives from thousands of years, large greek community especially in the Himara Region.