PRISHTINE, April 6 (ATA) - By B.Jashari/ - Chief of UNMIK, Soren Jessen Petersen and Kosova prime minister, Agim Ceku attended Thursday the meeting of Southeast Europe prime ministers, held in Bucharest.
The meeting marks the beginning of the political talks concerning expansion of CEFTA in the Southeast Europe countries.
In his speech, Soren Jessen Petersen highlighted the Kosova role in region stability, because Kosova stands in the crossroad, not only because of its geographical situation but due to the process for defining its final status.
"Kosova, as any other country in the region must be part of region cooperation in general and absolute part of trade cooperation, especially", stated Petersen.
Petersen highlighted the important role of CEFTA not only in promoting trade cooperation, but also in other cooperation fields, especially in EU integration of Central European.
He hoped that CEFTA will play a similar role as it extends into South Eastern Europe, where the states striving for EU accession “are fated to co-operate politically just as they are fated to work together economically”. On behalf of Prime Minister Agim Ceku, the stressed the commitment of the actual Kosova institutions of to fulfilling the conditions of involvement in the CEFTA process.
“And we in UNMIK are committed to supporting them for the benefit of all citizens in Kosovo, and of the wider region,” Petersen said.