Text of report by Radio-Television Kosovo TV on 17 April
[Announcer] Kosovo Prime Minister Agim Ceku today pledged that he and the government will fight corruption in Kosovo society. In his weekly radio address Prime Minister Ceku said that the Kosovo government will not accept corrupt individuals and that they will be subject to the law.
[Reporter] Kosovo Prime Minister Agim Ceku saw fit to address Kosovo citizens and call on them to fight corruption. He added that in this phase we are working for the establishment of the state of Kosovo at the same time as the formation of the backbone of the state and that he sees Kosovo as a functioning state. Kosovo has to be a state that produces peace and stability and this is in the public interest, it is higher and noble aim. This is the kind of Kosovo that we want, and there will be no room for corrupt individuals in the Kosovo government since no one is untouchable, Prime Minister Ceku said. To achieve this, we need the good will of the people and above all reforms of the judicial system.
We need people who respect institutional logic and place the law above every personal interest; for this we need time, patience and commitment, Prime Minister Ceku said in his weekly radio address.
Source: RTK TV, Pristina, in Albanian 1730 gmt 17 Apr 06