The Acting President of Kosovo Dr. Jakup Krasniqi receives the US Secretary of State

The Acting President of Kosovo Dr. Jakup Krasniqi and the Prime Minister Thaçi received today the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Having wished the US Secretary of State welcome, the Acting President of Kosovo Dr. Jakup Krasniqi expressed his appreciation for the United States’ and her personal contribution to Kosovo.

“I want to express the reverence and appreciation of the people and institutions of Kosovo for the United States and for You as a person. Your visit serves to confirm Unites States’ consequent policy of helping Kosovo and deepening our relations”, Mr. Krasniqi pointed out.

He updated Secretary Clinton on the general state of affairs in the country, on the created political stability and safety, on the strengthened reforms and on the process of interethnic reconciliation and understanding.

During the meeting, the Acting President of Kosovo Krasniqi said Kosovo’s independence has helped augment political stability and security not in Kosovo only, but in the entire region, mentioning ICJ’s opinion and UN General Assembly Resolution on Kosovo legitimating Kosovo’s independence.

In addition, the Acting President Dr. Krasniqi expressed the readiness of institutions of our country to enter a dialogue with the Republic of Serbia on issues of mutual interest that would help better the lives of the people.

He maintained that coordination with the United States will continue by way of deepening the close friendship.

On the other hand, the US Secretary of State reaffirmed that the United States’ will maintain its overall support for Kosovo.