- Monday, May 14, 2018 8:49 AM
Belgrade, 14 May 2018 (MIA) - NATO has no plan to change or reduce the mission of the Kosovo Force (KFOR), which is being implemented in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution 1244 and Kumanovo military technical agreement, KFOR Commander, Major General Salvatore Cuoci said.
“NATO rests upon principle of respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of countries in the Western Balkan region and official recognition of the states is exclusive and sovereign right of every member state of the Alliance, Cuoci said in the interview with Belgrade-based daily Novosti.
Cuoci said that on possible creation of Army of Kosovo, NATO member states will separately decide whether KFOR will remain on Kosovo territory.The creation of Army of Kosovo is a decision of the Kosovo institutions in line with constitutional procedures, he said, adding that KFOR within its mandate and tasks, supports the creation of armed forces of Kosovo. sk/08:49
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