State Department: The agreement in Brussels is a giant step forward toward the normalization of relations
The United States welcomes the agreement reached between Kosovo and Serbia on measures to avoid further escalation of tensions, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said.
As he stated, the US commended the agreement between Kosovo and Serbia to fully and urgently concentrate on normalizing relations under the auspices of the EU-facilitated dialogue.
Price added that the US supported the EU-facilitated dialogue as the best path to advance Serbia's and Kosovo's European future.
"We welcome the decision by the parties to put the interests of all their people at the forefront of their decision-making and to take steps to improve the daily lives of their citizens. The two parties took a giant step forward, with EU facilitation, towards assuring peace and stability throughout the region. The United States applauds the constructive negotiations and encourages further progress towards normalization of relations," Price said in a statement posted on the State Department's website.