European Western Balkans

Pacolli requests the support of European Parliament for visa liberalization

4th meeting of the European Union - Kosovo Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee (SAPC); Photo: European Parliament

STRASBOURG – First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo Behgjet Pacolli, during his visit in the headquarters of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, requested the support of Members of European Parliament to accelerate the visa liberalization, while reporting on the implementation of European Reform Agenda by the institutions of Kosovo for Stabilisation and Association Agreement.

“During my visit in Strasbourg I requested the support of the representatives of European Parliament for unconditioned support for visa liberalization for Kosovo citizens, while reporting on the implementation of European Reform Agenda by institutions of Kosovo on SAA,” stated Pacolli after the visit.

He added that Kosovo citizens deserve fundamental right of free movement, as all other people of the whole region, and that any other treatment strengthens the belief for inequality and second-class citizens.

“This is the last time to move on and maintain the great pro-European sentiment that exists among Kosovo people. Delays nurture and push only dark forces. Let us act now”, stated Pacolli.

Current relations between Kosovo and European Union, the level of organization of recent elections, the process of full normalization of relations between Kosovo and Serbia, war crimes and reconciliation process in region and economic development have been several of other topics discussed in the Kosovo – EU Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee and which was attended by the member of parliaments of both sides.

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