President Thaçi received the Minister of Defense of Albania, they talked about the transformation of the KSF into the armyPrishtina, November 24, 2017 - The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, received today the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Albania, Olta Xhaçka.
President Thaçi thanked Minister Xhaçka for the support that the Government of Albania is giving to Kosovo all over the world.
“Kosovo and Albania have very good cooperation and we are learning from the 105 year experience of the Albanian state”, stated President Thaçi, highly praising Albania’s contribution to regional security as part of NATO.
Whereas, the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Albania, Olta Xhaçka, said that the membership of the countries of the region in the North Atlantic Alliance, including also the membership of Kosovo, would solve the security problems our region is facing.
She stressed that Albania will soon have its own attaché resident in Kosovo.
“We support the transformation of the Kosovo Security Force into the Armed Forces”, she said.
President Thaçi and Minister Xhaçka also discussed about the cooperation of the Ministry of Defense with the Kosovo Security Force, for which they agreed that it could be further deepened.
The Head of State has said that the Kosovo Security Force throughout this time has been a model of professionalism and multi-ethnicity, and has expressed the conviction that its transformation into the army will be done in accordance with the Constitution of Kosovo, the international community, and with all communities in Kosovo.