PRESS RELEASE ON THE OCCASION OF THE MEETING OF THE HEAD OF EULEX AND THE MINISTER FOR COMMUNITIES AND RETURN
Pristina, September 10, 2020
The rule of law is the basis of progress in every society, which is why we should strive for its best respect and implementation because it is a central element of reform processes, it was said today at the meeting of Minister for Communities and Returns Dalibor Jevtic and Head of the European Union Rule of Law Mission. and Law in Kosovo (EULEX), Lars-Gunnar Wigemark.
During the meeting, Jevtic expressed the opinion that the closure of cases of crimes that took place in peace after 1999 had a very negative impact on justice and trust, and pointed out that he expected justice to be served in these cases.
The importance of proportional participation of non-majority communities in public institutions and their active involvement in resolving key issues in Kosovo was discussed at the meeting.
Lars-Gunnar Wiegemark took over the position of head of the EULEX mission in January this year. Today's meeting of Minister Jevtić with him is the first official meeting. During the meeting, coordination was agreed on important issues on which EULEX can contribute.