US Secretary of State Antony Blinken stated that both Kosovo and Serbia were heading in the wrong direction and called on the parties to “de-escalate”.
Blinken made a statement to the press at the conclusion of the informal meeting of foreign ministers held in Oslo, the capital of Norway.
Noting that the meeting was very productive, Blinken said that preparations for the Vilnius Summit to be held on July 11-12 were discussed.
Secretary Blinken said allies are focused on providing unwavering support to Ukraine, including a commitment to providing F-16 training for Ukrainian pilots, with Norway also on the agenda.
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said: strengthening and modernizing the alliance, increasing defense investments, strengthening the presence in the northern Black Sea, completing the process of Sweden’s accession, facing challenges such as cyber defense and climate security, coordinating with key partners in Asia-Pacific, and stressed that this was on the agenda.
Blinken also announced that the United States is preparing to open its diplomatic mission farther north in Tromsø, Norway.
When asked about the tension in northern Kosovo, Blinken said: “The measures taken by both Kosovo and Serbia are going in the wrong direction. Because the answer we are looking for is to ease tension, avoid unilateral moves, and return to this process of normalization. This is what promises them future integration into the Euro-Atlantic community.” “. gave the answer.
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