Minister Pacolli visited the Department of State, the USA’s support and engagement is re-confirmedWashington D.C., 30 November 2017 – The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Behgjet Pacolli, during his visit to the United States, namely the U.S Department of State, was hosted in a separate meeting by the Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Euro-Asia, Wess Mitchel, accompanied by the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Hoyt Yee.
During the meeting was discussed regarding the relations between the two countries, including the issues of utmost priority, the overall political developments in the region, and the necessity of increasing USA’s engagement in this part of the region.
“I had a very positive meeting with Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Euro-Asia, Wess Mitchel and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Hoyt Yee.
The excellent cooperation and relations between the two countries and the two peoples, in all fields, were re-confirmed. The American support to Kosovo will be even stronger and the USA will have a greater engagement in Kosovo and the region.
We will consult on every step and action. The passing of the border delineation agreement with Montenegro and the dialogue between Kosovo-Serbia remain the key issues. Our strategic partnership and alliance is unwavering and permanent", stated the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Pacolli.
The Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Euro-Asia, Wess Mitchel, has assumed the new position in October this year, and is in-charge of diplomatic relations with 50 European and Euro-Asian countries, including NATO, the EU and the OSCE.