Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen congratulates President Thaçi on the tenth anniversary of the independence

Prishtina, February 16, 2018 – The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, on the eve of the tenth anniversary of the declaration of Kosovo’s independence received a congratulatory telegram from the President of the Federal Republic of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen

The full letter:

Dear Mr. President,

Thank you for the invitation for the celebrations of February 18 on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Kosovo.

I regret to have to inform You that my participation in the solemn session of the Assembly of Kosovo is not possible due to the agenda planned a long time ago.

Nonetheless, allow me that in this case to express my sincere wishes on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the existence of the Republic of Kosovo and to wish You success in the fulfillment of Your duties on this senior function.


With Honours,

Alexander Van der Bellen
President of the Federal Republic of Austria