“Eide’s report is balanced, thorough and presents the achievements and weaknesses as well as the work that needs to be done. We, of course, expect UN Security Council to approve the recommendations,’ the paper quotes UNMIK chief Søren Jessen-Petersen.
The paper reports that main political parties of Kosovo have expressed their views on the report. Kosovo Presidency has welcomed Eide’s recommendation for start of status talks. “There are better results in some areas, less progress in others; stagnation and defects as well,” said Spokesman Muhamet Hamiti. PDK’s official Enver Hoxhaj said that the report is “a realistic reflection of the social and economic condition as well as of interethnic relations in Kosovo.” AAK Spokesman Ernest Luma said the report will push forward the start of talks for final status of Kosovo. ORA officials have also welcomed the report and said it presents a realistic picture of the situation in Kosovo.