Prishtina, 25 September 2018 – Poland remains a strategic ally for Kosovo in Europe and beyond, therefore, with the aim of further deepening the relations between our two countries and peoples, our state has expressed high interest to establish diplomatic relations and consider the possibility of opening the Kosovo Embassy to Warsaw.
This was the statement of the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, Ms Rejhan Vuniqi, after hosting a Polish senior state delegation, chaired by the Secretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland, Mr Szymon Szynkowski vel Sek.
“As highlighted also by the Minister Pacolli, establishing solid grounds in political and economic relations between Kosovo and Poland are two of priorities of Kosovo. Advancement of bilateral relations between Kosovo and Poland is in full compliance with the foreign policy principle of Poland in supporting the integration of the region to Euro Atlantic structures and to support peace and stability in the Western Balkans,” expressed the Deputy Minister Vuniqi.
In the framework of this meeting, there was discussion on the European Agenda, respectively the implementation of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA), Kosovo-EU Agreement on EU programmes, visa liberalisation, Berlin process, Dialogue with Serbia, meanwhile it was also requested the support of the Polish state for membership of Kosovo to INTERPOL.
The purpose of this official visit of the Polish senior state delegation to our country was only the beginning of preparations for the future Summit of the Western Balkans, which will be held in Poznan in Poland next year.
“In regards to Berlin Process, I commend you that you will be the host of the Upcoming Summit, and I believe that you will contribute, in order to have more specific achievements. We are committed to work very closely in this direction,” said Vuniqi.