Washington Agreement Kosovo Serbia


“I welcome the signing of the s/w agreement #Kosovo &#Serbia today in Washington,” Thaci wrote on Twitter. “Kosovo will now continue to work for economic development, employment and internal and institutional consolidation.” Nearly a month after the agreement was reached, a government source tells OBCT that the Kosovar government is very proud of the recognition of the State of Israel, “while other issues, such as the Schengen mini-zone or the management of Lake Ujmani, still need to be further discussed.” “I think it`s kind of a declaration of will or political commitment to this government, not the next one. We`ll see if Biden insists on the Grenell-sponsored deal. However, there are points that will interest him or `his people` and reflect broader, long-term US interests – in the area of energy security (diversification, less dependence on Russia) and cybersecurity (5G technology, less dependence on China),” Savković said. adding that it is not clear how this will be implemented. and that is why he believes that we should wait until November. Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and Kosovar Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti promised to normalize economic relations on September 4 and signed an agreement in the presence of US President Donald Trump in Washington. However, questions such as what exactly has been signed, what consequences this agreement has for Belgrade and Pristina and what is the future of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, which is taking place in Brussels, have remained unresolved. However, the president of the ruling Democratic League of Kosovo, LDK, Isa Mustafa, reminded Thaci the next day that he himself had signed the 2013 agreement. Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić`s speech at the opening of the International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) office in Belgrade is a good example of the relevance of the agreement signed in Washington and the beginning of a new era of political and economic relations between Serbia and the United States.

“This is an important day for us. We dissolved our trade relations with the United States as early as 1881, and since then we have not had such an important agreement,” Vučić said, adding: “Serbia will fulfill the obligations arising from the agreement signed in Washington on September 4, 2020. Wherever Americans want to invest, the U.S. Development Agency is there, and that`s where things happen…