President Jahjaga demands OIC to recognize the independence of Kosovo

President Jahjaga demands OIC to recognize the independence of Kosovo

Pristina, September 23, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Elton Tota

President of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga has met in New York with the general secretary of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Madani, with whom she discussed on the current developments in Kosovo and the region, international consolidation of the country and European perspective for the entire Western Balkan region.

President Jahjaga said that Kosovo is a country which promotes peace and good neighboring relations in the entire region and which aims the finalization of the process of accession in all international organizations.

She said that international consolidation of Kosovo is important, because it will not only help the stability of the country, but the entire region.

“President Jahjaga said that the Islamic Conference Organization may help Kosovo to be recognized by those member countries which have not yet recognized it. She said that the successful finalization of the independence of Kosovo by all the member countries of the Islamic Conference Organization would help the country in the international arena, especially in its accession in the UNO and other international organizations”, reads the press release.

Meanwhile, the general secretary of the Islamic Conference Organization, Iyad Madani, praised the achievements of Kosovo and said that OIC will continue to support Kosovo in all domains.

“He said that OICI member countries which have not yet recognized Kosovo, are looking into the possibility of doing such thing, but said that this is a long process. General secretary of OIC said that the organization had approved its resolution for Kosovo, which demands all member countries to recognize it”, reads the statement of the president’s office.

The two interlocutors also talked about the new developments in southeastern Europe region and the European perspective of Kosovo and the entire region. /ibna/