President Thaçi received Secretary Stoltenberg: Kosovo ready to advance the relations with NATO

Prishtina, February 03, 2017 - The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, received today the Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, with whom he discussed about the promotion of the relations between the Kosovo institutions and NATO.

At the meeting with Secretary Stoltenberg, President Thaçi highly assessed the work of KFOR in Kosovo, saying that with their dedication they have managed to be the most trusted institution for our citizens.

“Kosovo highly appreciates your role and the expressed readiness to create a base for the growth of our cooperation. Our country remains committed for the advancement of the relations with NATO, on both political and practical level”, stated President Thaçi. “The only aspiration of Kosovo remains the membership into the EU and NATO”, he added. President Thaçi and Secretary Stoltenberg also talked about the engagement of the Kosovo authorities in the fight against terrorism and religious extremism, about the Kosovo Security Force, but also about the dialogue with Serbia and the neighborly relations with the countries of the Western Balkans.