President Thaçi hosted a delegation of Austrian diplomats and discussed political developments in Kosovo and the region

Prishtina, 24 March 2017 – President of the country, Hashim Thaçi, met today the Director of the Department for Europe in the Government of Austria, Alexander Schallenberg, the officer responsible for Western Balkan, as well as all Austrian Ambassadors deployed throughout all Western Balkan countries.

President Thaçi with the Austrian delegation discussed recent political developments in Kosovo and the region.

“The progress that Kosovo achieved it may also be attributed to the support and commitments of Austria”, stated President Thaçi.

He and the delegation also discussed over the dialogue, expressing conviction that dialogue has no alternative.

“Kosovo has good relations with all its neighbours”, added President Thaçi.

On his part, Director for Europe of the Government of Austria, Alexander Schallenberg, stated that “the stability and cooperation among regional countries is important to Austria”.

With regards to the initiative for transformation of KSF into Kosovo army, President Thaçi stated that international community supports the establishment of the army, the differences are in establishment methodology.