Kosovo and FYROM sign an agreement for the freedom of movement of their citizens

Kosovo and FYROM sign an agreement for the freedom of movement of their citizens

Pristina, 8 February 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Elton Tota

Kosovo and FYR Macedonia have signed an agreement today, which allows the citizens of both countries to cross the border by using their ID cards and for the opening of a new border crossing in Bellanoc-Stancic.

This agreement was signed between the two foreign ministers of Kosovo and FYROM, Hashim Thaci and Nikola Poposki.

“Today is an important day for our people. We signed an important agreement for the citizens of Kosovo and Macedonia. We will work in order to implement the agreement as soon as possible”, said Foreign Minister of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci.

According to Thaci, this excellent cooperation between the two countries contributes to peace and stability in the region.

Thaci expressed his gratitude for the support given by FYROM to Kosovo with the voting at the UNESCO, while declaring that the two countries are also working on infrastructure.

Meanwhile, the Foreign Minister of FYROM, Nikola Poposki said that there’s been dialogue on important topics for the citizens of both countries.

Poposki said that the two countries aspire for stable neighboring relations and prosperity.

“In the spirit of this cooperation, we also talked about joint projects of infrastructure and the possibility to receive support for such projects by the European Union and financial international institutions”, Poposki said. /ibna/