Germany and France in a joint statement congratulate the citizens of Kosovo, the Vetevendosje and Vjosa Osmani on winning the election, and urged for swift formation of the new Government and election of the president, Gazeta Express reported on Monday.
German Ambassador to Kosovo Jorn Rohde has posted on his Twitter account the joint statement saying that they expect establishment of the new government and election of the president once the 14 February election results are finalised.
“Germany and France look forward to supporting an ambitious reform agenda, including strengthening the rule of law, and the fight against corruption and organised crime. Together with the EU Office in Kosovo we will continue to support Kosovo in managing the COVID pandemic,” according to the statement.
Germany and France also expressed their readiness to support the EU-facilitated dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia. “Germany and France stand ready to support the continuation of the EU-facilitated Dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia towards the European integration of both countries,” it is written in the statement posted by the German Ambassador Rohde.
<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>🇩🇪🇫🇷stand ready to support the continuation of the EU-facilitated Dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia towards the European integration of both countries</p>— Ambassador Jörn Rohde (@GermanAmbKOS) <a href=”https://twitter.com/GermanAmbKOS/status/1363777032577036290?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>February 22, 2021</a></blockquote> <script async src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8″></script>