EU approves SAA with Kosovo

EU approves SAA with Kosovo

Pristina, 22 October 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Elton Tota

The European Union has approved today the final document of the Stabilization and Association Agrrement with Kosovo, the Ministry of European Integration confirmed.

The approval of SAA marks the end of the process of the Stabilization and Association Agreement and gives way to the signing of this agreement on 27 October in Strasbourg.

The ministry says that SAA marks the start of contractual relations between Kosovo and European Union and also the first formal step toward full accession in the EU.

“Today’s approval of SAA by the EU is a historical moment for Kosovo and opens a new chapter toward the final scope of the accession of Kosovo in the EU”, said minister for European Integration, Bekim Collaku.

Ministry of European Integration says that it has made all legal preparations for the signing of SAA and further procedures for the ratification in the Parliament of Kosovo. /ibna/