EU-facilitated Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue: Implementation of the Justice Agreement

Beograd - Pristina; Photo (c) EPA / Valdrin Xhemaj

BRUSSELS – Both parties, Edita Tahiri and Marko Djurić, chief negotiators for the EU-facilitated Dialogue, yesterday agreed on the final steps for the implementation of the Justice Agreement, reached within the Dialogue on 9 February 2015.

The European External Action Service will receive confirmation by both parties on 9 December 2016 that they fulfilled the implementation obligations regarding Judges, Prosecutors and Judicial Staff to be integrated into the Kosovo Judiciary. Their integration will become fully effective on 10 January 2017.

The European Union commends the parties for this achievement and urges them to accelerate progress on all other outstanding Agreements implementation work, in particular the Association/Community of Serb majority municipalities and on Energy.