PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s new international minister says she considers the opening of the nation’s embassy in Jerusalem to be “a achieved deal.”
Overseas Minister Donika Gervalla was requested throughout an interview concerning the strain Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has placed on Kosovo’s new authorities to rethink the Balkan nation’s current opening of an embassy in Jerusalem.
“I consider that the problem of our embassy in Israel is a achieved deal. Why is it a achieved deal? As a result of we can’t become involved in diplomatic adventures to rethink a problem that already has ended,” Gervalla stated throughout the Tuesday evening interview with on-line information web site Kallxo.com.
Gervalla stated Kosovo desires to strengthen ties with Israel but in addition desires to have “a great friendship, good ties with Palestinian authorities.”
Kosovo established diplomatic ties with Israel on Feb. 1, and earlier this month turned the primary European nation and the primary Muslim-majority one to determine an embassy within the western a part of Jerusalem.
The strikes adopted a White Home summit Kosovo’s former prime minister, Avdullah Hoti, attended in September with then-U.S. President Donald Trump and Serbian President Aleksander Vucic.
The US and Guatemala are the one different nations with embassies in Jerusalem. Palestinians declare east Jerusalem, captured by Israel within the 1967 Mideast conflict and later annexed, because the capital of a future state. Most nations have their Israel embassies in Tel Aviv.
Erdogan requested Kosovo to rethink in a letter of congratulation to Prime Minister Albin Kurti after he took workplace final week.
Semini reported from Tirana, Albania.