They are protecting the interests of Kosovo, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said in a statement in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, where he is on a working visit.
When Rama arrived in Sarajevo, he was welcomed by the Foreign Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Elmedin Konakovich.
Albanian Prime Minister Rama and his accompanying delegation held a closed meeting with the delegation of the President of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Borgana Christo.
In his statement after the meeting, Rama said that they want to achieve freedom of movement with the Berlin process, which was established in Berlin, the capital of Germany, to increase cooperation between the 6 countries of the Western Balkans consisting of Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina. North Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia, it is no secret that we protect the interests of Kosovo. We would like to complete the process of freedom of travel for Kosovo citizens, who are also facing difficulties within the scope of the Berlin process, in which permits will be provided with an identity card only,” he said.
Noting that he informed Borgana Kristo about the Berlin Process summit to be held in Albania’s capital Tirana in October, Rama said that the six Balkan countries participating in the process will take a common position on all issues of concern to them.
Rama stressed that Europe understands that it considers the situation in Ukraine a priority.
Noting that Western Balkan countries have also asked for support, Prime Minister Rama said, “The European community must support us, because our good behavior and efforts must be rewarded, and the pursuit of peace must be rewarded. Our desire to leave the past behind must also be rewarded.” He said.
Rama also mentioned that his country continues to work to open an embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Christo, stated that they are committed to the Berlin process.
On the other hand, Porgan Kristo said that he informed Rama of their work and they talked about strengthening their cooperation.
Stating that they are actively working on all issues that will ensure the future of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Europe, Kristo said that they are preparing to obtain candidate status in the European Union.
Christo affirmed that they are committed to the Berlin process for the development of regional cooperation, and they also expressed that they aim to complete what needs to be done until the summit of the Berlin process that will be held in Tirana.
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