Kosovo President Vjosa Osmani is paying an official visit to Lithuania when she was hosted by her Lithuanian counterpart, Gitanas Nauseda, Gazeta Express reports.
joint press conference Lithuanian President Nauseda said that his country is
ready to help Kosovo’s integration into the European Union and NATO. He thanked
Kosovo for condemning Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and urged Kosovo to help
with hosting Ukrainian refugees. Nauseda said that security in the Balkan and
Baltic regions are important and should be preserved.
to thank Kosovo which was among the first to condemn the brutal and unprovoked
war of Russia in Ukraine, for all the sanctions against Ukraine and Belorussia,
for the Assistance offered to Ukraine and hosting Ukrainian refugees,” Lithuanian
President said. Nauseda said that his country is ready to share with Kosovo its
experience on implementation of reforms and supports Kosovo’s efforts to join
NATO and strengthen security in the region.
President Vjosa Osmani thanked her counterpart for supporting Kosovo to join
the Council of Europe and NATO. “Mr. President, today, during the meeting we
have discussed on Kosovo’s membership into the Council of Europe, NAWTO and the
EU, and I want to thank you for the support you have offered, as well as the
support you gve Kosovo in state building process,” Osmani said. She said that
Kosovo has aligned with the Western countries by imposing sanctions on Russia. “As
a former refugee and president of a nation who was almost completely expelled
from their homes, we express our solidarity with the people of Ukraine. The war
in Kosovo was two decades ago and our wounds are still open, we understand the
pain of Ukraine and Kosovo stands with the West in sanctioning Russia. Unfortunately,
Serbia is siding with Russia as the only country in Europe resisting imposing
sanctions against Russia,” Osmani said. /GazetaExpress/