President of Kosovo meets heads of security agencies

President of Kosovo meets heads of security agencies

Pristina, August 1, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Elton Tota

For the second time within a few days, the president of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga has called in her office heads of security agencies, to address issues that relate to religious extremism.

President Jahjaga had a meeting today with prime minister Hashim Thaci, minister of Interior, Bajram Rexhepi and heads of security agencies in the country, to discuss measures of preventing and fighting extremism and radicalism.

President Jahjaga stressed the necessity of coordinating actions by all the institutions of the country, especially those which are responsible on national security, in order to fight phenomena that threaten the stability and security of the country, region and beyond.

In the meeting, the heads of institutions demanded from mechanisms responsible of security to act based on the laws of Kosovo in order to prevent activities of a radical and extremist nature which threaten the life of not only the citizens of Kosovo and which aim to turn the country into a source of extremism.

President Jahjaga stressed that Kosovo will never become a shelter for radical and extremist groups. /ibna/