Tuesday, 05 February 2019 12:37

Jevtic and Palmer: Dialogue is the only way to solve the problem

All open issues should be tackled by dialogue, was stressed today in Washington during a meeting of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Communities and Return in resignation Dalibor Jevtic and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Matthew Palmer.

Matthew Palmer, during a clear message of a meeting, the tax decision must be suspended in order to open the way to the dialogue, and that it is the official US position.

It was pointed out that the taxes adversely affect the relations between the two nations and that if the Serbs and Albanians want a lasting reconciliation, they must do so together.

"The support of the United States to achieving lasting peace and stability in Kosovo is of paramount importance. There are many challenges that are ahead of us, but we have to solve the challenges only through dialogue. Unilateral actions and moves do not improve confidence building. I am particularly concerned about the arrest of our returnees, as is the last case of the arrest of Zoran Djokic, "Minister Jevtic emphasized during the meeting today and stressed that he must strive to build mutual trust.

Otherwise, this is the fourth official meeting of Dalibor Jevtic with Mr. Palmer.

In addition to meeting with Matthew Palmer, Jevtic also met representatives of the United States Government Population, Displaced and Migration Bureau during the day.

During this meeting, the interlocutors agreed that it was time for all displaced people to express their wish for return. It was pointed out that the model of returns of displaced persons from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia could give better results and it was emphasized that through the Skopje Initiative, this model of disposing and finding permanent solutions for displaced persons could be initiated.

It was concluded that the joint work of all relevant institutions is of paramount importance in order to achieve the desired results.

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