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Kosovo Foreign Minister Pacolli Receives Finnish Counterpart, Appreciates Friendly Relations and Finland’s Role in State Building

Prishtin, 10 October 2017 – The chief diplomat of the Republic of Kosovo, Behgjet Pacolli, together with a delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, have welcomed the Foreign Minister of Finland, Timo Soini and his delegation, on the eve of his official visit to our country.

Maintenance of Finland’s support to Kosovo for membership in international organizations deepening of cooperation in the field of education, and support to Kosovo’s Euro-Atlantic and visa liberalization processes were some of the topics discussed at the meeting.

During the meeting, the ministers assessed the friendly relations between the two countries and the two peoples, expressing willingness and mutual will for deepening and extending them further.

In this regard, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Behgjet Pacolli, extended special thanks to his Finnish counterpart for the role and contribution of the Finnish state before, during and after the end of the war in Kosovo and in particular for the historic role of President Martti Ahtisaari in the final settlement of international status of Kosovo.

During the visit in our country, Finland's Foreign Minister Timo Soini will meet also the President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, and Minister of European Integration, Dhurata Hoxha.  

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