Montenegro ready to support Kosovo to conclude the demarcation

Montenegro ready to support Kosovo to conclude the demarcation

 Montenegro is interested about the border demarcation with Kosovo to be resolved as soon as possible and is willing to support Kosovo for completion of this process.

Montenegrin officials are concerned that the demarcation between Montenegro and Kosovo to be resolved, but not at the expense of either party. They point out that the demarcation was based on documents available to both countries and that it is in full compliance with the administrative border of the former Yugoslav period. But they also appreciate the work of international experts, who found no violations in border demarcation.

President of Montenegro who these days is in Ulcinj, talked about border demarcation with Kosovo. He said that the ratification of this agreement is in the interest of Kosovo citizens because of this is depended the visa liberalization for them.

"We understand and patiently wait for Kosovo to decide on the ratification of demarcation. This is in the interest of the citizens of Kosovo, after the liberalization of the visa depends on demarcation," said Mr. Vujanovic.

Even the ruling Montenegrin Commission director for the demarcation issue with Kosovo, Milan Paunovic, said that the demarcation process has been positively assessed by international experts, as well as by independent experts.

"The US, UK and German representatives have estimated that the demarcation between Montenegro and Kosovo has no irregularities and that the legal and technical plan is perfectly fine," said Paunovic.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister of Montenegro, Dusko Markovic said that demarcation will not affect the good relations with Kosovo, VOA reports.

"This issue can not affect bilateral relations between Montenegro and Kosovo. Rather, Montenegro is ready to support Kosovo to conclude the process," he said.

Markovic said that Montenegro is willing to make some concessions to political conditions set by the European Union to Kosovo Government and its citizens.

Montenegro has ratified the border demarcation agreement with Kosovo, which was signed in August 2015. However, this agreement has not been ratified by the Assembly, due to lack of sufficient votes, although the European Union has defined this as one of the two conditions for visa liberalization for Kosovo citizens./Oculus News

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