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Lebanon, searching for the right moment for recognition; South Africa, following closely developments in Kosovo

In the meeting that Minister Hyseni held with Lebanon’s representative at the United Nations, Ambassador Nawaf Salam, he thanked him for supporting Kosovo and for the recent vote in favor of a resolution on Kosovo at the Organization of the Islamic Conference.

New York, 28 May 2009

Ambassador Salam, emphasized that Lebanon will continue to support Kosovo and said that the Government of Lebanon is looking for the right moment for recognition.

During the third day of his visit to New York, Minister Hyseni met with the permanent representative of South Africa at the United Nations, Ambassador Baso Sangqu. Minister Hyseni informed the South African Ambassador in detail about the most recent developments and achievements in Kosovo, and about the uniqueness of the Kosovo case.

Minister Hyseni also repeated his call for recognition from the Government of South Africa. The South African Ambassador assured the Minister that he would pass on the recognition request as well as all the information to his Government, and said that South Africa is following developments in Kosovo very closely. 

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