Kosovo PM’s Office reveals what Kurti spoke over the phone with the US officials
Gazeta Express has asked the Prime
Minister’s Office whether the US National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien told
Albin Kurti that the US is “considering” its military presence in Kosovo. Kurti’s
Office says that US President Donald Trump’s advisor has not mentioned
withdrawal of US military from Kosovo.
A day after Kosovo PM missed an important
call from the White House, PM Kurti on Tuesday spoke over the phone with the US
National Advisor Robert O’Brien and special envoy on dialogue, Richard Grenell.
Kurti’s Office told Gazeta Express that during the phone conversation
Ambassador O’Brien and Ambassador Grenell, have not mentioned potential
withdrawal of US troops from Kosovo, or stopping of any financial aid for our
A senior US official told Gazeta Express
that because of Kurti’s rigid stance on dropping tariffs against Serbian goods,
the O’Brien told Kurti that the US is considering its military presence in
Kosovo and continuation of investments.
The Prime Minister’s Office says the US is
committed to help Kosovo develop its economy and security in the Balkans region.
According to the Prime Minister’s Office, Kurti agreed with O’Brien and Grenell
to continue the communication. A source told Gazeta Express that Kurti told the
US officials that he is against abolishing tariffs completely without
introducing reciprocity measure. /GazetaExpress/