Kosova officially recognizes the Libyan National Council as the sole governing authorityPrishtina, 27 August 2011 On behalf of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo, Enver Hoxhaj, sent a letter to the leader of the Libyan National Council, Mahmoud Jibril, through which he informed him of the Republic of Kosovos decision to officially recognize the Libyan National Council as the sole governing authority in Libya.
Below is the full text of the letter of Minister to the leader of the Libyan National Council.
H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Jibril
Chairman and Head of International Affairs
National Council of Libya
On behalf of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo, I am delighted to inform you that the Republic of Kosovo officially recognizes the Libyan National Council as the sole governing authority in Libya.
After the long journey and struggle of the Libyan people, our recognition of your Government as the only legitimate representative of the Libyan people, derives from our trust and understanding that this Government can lead the process of building a united Libya, free and democratic, based on the rule of law in accordance with the highest standards of human rights and freedoms.
We are convinced that the security of all Libyans will be guaranteed so that a new chapter of great freedom and justice is opened and that this moment of victory will transform into sustainable progress.
I am convinced that friendly ties and cooperation between the Republic of Kosovo and Libya will deepen in the years to come. I would also like to propose on behalf of my Government that our two states establish diplomatic relations.
We remain committed to cultivating warm relations with You and with your National Council.