France distances itself from “non-paper” on Kosovo-Serbia agreement - Gazeta Express

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27/04/2021 11:57

France distances itself from “non-paper” on Kosovo-Serbia agreement

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Gazeta Express

27/04/2021 11:57

French Embassy in Kosovo has denied that France is involved in the so called German-French “non-paper” published by Koha Ditore.

The French Embassy in a statement Posted on Twitter said that France and Germany are not source of the “non-paper” and the two countries support Kosovo-Serbia dialogue facilitated by the European Union.

“France and Germany are not the source of the so-called France-Germany non-paper published today in Koha Ditore. We fully support facilitation of the European Union, and welcome the efforts of the EU Special Representative on Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue, Miroslav Lajcak,” the French Embassy said in a statement.

Also, German Ambassador to Pristina, Jorn Rohde, has in a tweet on Monday morning has refuted Koha Ditore’s report saying that the “non-paper” published by the daily is “fake news.”

“The so called “German-French non paper” published by Koha Ditore is fake news! There might be a paper but it’s for sure not a German-French one. Our full support is for the EU-led dialogue led by EUSR Miroslav Lajcak as German FM Maas again underlined last Thursday in Pristina,” Rohde wrote on Twitter. /GazetaExpress/

According to the document published by Koha an “autonomous district of northern Kosovo” would be created, the Serbian Orthodox Church will have a “privileged status”, while Serbia in return would not hinder Kosovo’s membership in international organizations.