Kosovo imposes sanctions on Russia over actions in Ukraine
has decided to impose sanctions on Russia over its aggression against Ukraine, the
Prime Minister Albin Kurti said during the Government meeting on Friday, Gazeta
Government of Kosovo convened Friday and approved the decision to impose
sanctions joining thus the United States and the European Union who imposed
harsh sanctions against Russia following military invasion in Ukraine.
to Government’s statement the sanctions consist of freezing of assets in the
Republic of Kosovo of sanctioned individuals or entities; travel ban in the
territory of the Republic of Kosovo for sanctioned individuals; Prohibition for
individuals and entities in the Republic of Kosovo to make funds available,
either directly or indirectly, to sanctioned individuals and entities.
institutional leaders Prime Minister Albin Kurti, President Vjosa Osmani and
Speaker of the Assembly Glauk Konjufca issued Thursday a joint statement
condemning Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. On Friday President Osmani met separately
representatives of opposition parties: the
Chairman of the LDK, Lumir Abdixhiku, the Deputy Chairwoman of the PDK, Vlora Citaku
and the Deputy Chairman of the AAK, Muharrem Nitaj, informing them on current
security situation in the country after Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.
The President’s Office said in a statement that she also informed the
opposition parties about the measures taken by the institutions of Kosovo,
especially by the security institutions, and about coordination with international