PRISTINA, April 18 (Hina) - The authorities in Kosovo on Tuesday expressed readiness to develop good-neighbourly relations with Macedonia despite the border dispute and stressed that the issue of Macedonia-Kosovo border demarcation was not urgent for Pristina and that it would be solved at a time favourable for both sides.
Kosovo officials reacted to the requests of Skopje that the border issue be solved before the determination of the final status of Kosovo.
Kosovo President Fatmir Sejdiu said today that good relations with Macedonia were extremely important for Kosovo, adding that the border issue must be solved in a just way.
The Kosovo government issued a statement earlier today, saying that the solution to the border dispute must be internationally recognised.
The Kosovo-Macedonia border demarcation issue was raised in 2001 when Belgrade and Skopje signed an agreement that Pristina found unacceptable