Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Kosovo Prime Minister Hoti, September 5, 2020
OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti yesterday in Washington, D.C. Secretary Pompeo reiterated U.S. support for Kosovo, encouraged continued negotiations with Serbia on a comprehensive normalization agreement centered on mutual recognition, and urged the continued implementation of the air, rail, and road agreements brokered by Special Presidential Envoy Richard Grenell. Secretary Pompeo encouraged Kosovo to focus on strengthening the rule of law and fighting corruption. The Secretary and the Prime Minister also discussed Kosovo’s efforts in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and its commitment to advancing economic development and job creation.