Kosovo PM Albin Kurti hosts mayors of Presheva and Bujanoc - Gazeta Express

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Gazeta Express

22/06/2021 14:20

Kosovo PM Albin Kurti hosts mayors of Presheva and Bujanoc

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Gazeta Express

22/06/2021 14:20

Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti, hosted Tuesday mayors of Albanian-majority municipalities in Serbia, Ardita Sinani of Presheva and Nagip Arifi of Bujanoc, as well as municipal councilor of Medvegja, Fehmi Beha, to discuss rights of Albanians in Serbia.

Presheva Mayor Ardita Sinani informed PM Kurti on the situation in this municipality after damages caused by recent floods. She said that Albanians living in this municipality lack investments and other obstacles that the Government in Belgrade is creating to potential foreign investors in this municipality.

The Mayor of Bujanoc Nagip Arifi said that Albanians are facing freedom of movement problems when crossing border and employment problems because their diplomas obtained in Kosovo are not recognized by authorities in Serbia.

Municipal councilor od Medvegja, Fehmi Beha, briefed PM Kurti on silent campaign of Serbia of deactivating addresses of Albanians, leaving thus hundreds of peoples without residing address and their rights of statehood.

During Tuesday’s meting PM Kurti and representatives of Albanians from Presheva, Medvegja and Bujanoc discussed also on 15 June meeting between PM Kurti and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic as part of the EU-facilitated dialogue in Brussels. Kurti said that as part of the new chapter of the dialogue with Serbia he will engage on applying reciprocity when it comes to rights of minorities in both Kosovo and Serbia. /GazetaExpress/