Kosovo credible EU’s partner in fighting terrorism
Minister of Justice, Abelard Tahiri, has received on Wednesday a delegation of European Union experts who are visiting Pristina to discuss steps taken by Kosovo in implementing Joint Plan Against Terrorism in Western Balkans.
Minister Tahiri briefed the EU officials
on legal amendments, including amendment of the Criminal Code, Criminal
procedure Code, that will help Kosovo to efficiently fight crimes. These
changes according to Tahiri, have enabled creation of the Special Department
within the Basic Court of Pristina and the Court of Appeals, dealing with the
files of the Special Prosecution of Kosovo, proving commitment of institutions
in uncompromised fight against organised crime and corruption.
In implementing Joint Plan, Tahiri has
mentioned the action of Kosovo authorities in April, which resulted in
repatriating 110 Kosovo citizens from Syria. Minister Tahiri assured the EU
delegation that all those suspected of terrorism will be brought before
justice, whereas victims will continue rehabilitation and their reintegration
Being member of the Global Alliance
Against ISIS, Kosovo institutions are committed in fulfilling their
obligations, Tahiri stated, and pledged for a more efficient way in
implementing Joint Plan Against Terrorism on Western Balkans, by cooperating
with other countries of the region and EU members.
The EU delegation has commended minister
Tahiri for the courage shown during the operation on repatriation of Kosovo
citizens from the conflict areas, and the overall results in fighting terrorism
and violent extremism and cooperation with the European Union. /GazetaExpress/