Central African Republic explains why it withdrew its recognition of so-called Kosovo
The position of the Central African Republic is a very clear because we are a country that has just overcome a crisis, said Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Central African Republic Sylvie Baipo-Temon
The Central African Republic believes Belgrade and Pristina should find a consensus to resolve the situation in Kosovo, Foreign Minister of the Central African Republic Sylvie Baipo-Temon has said in an interview with Sputnik.
"There has been a lot of talk about this topic in the media. The position of the Central African Republic is a very clear because we are a country that has just overcome a crisis. The solution to our crisis was achieved thanks to the clear will to solve the problem peacefully, i.e. through dialogue. Regardless of whether the situation in Kosovo and in Serbia or any other country is being discussed now, the CAR's position is that a consensus should be found. In this context, an EU-sponsored process is underway, aimed at finding a peaceful solution for the two states, so the CAR decision is aimed at stimulating both sides to dialogue, finding a solution that will benefit both nations," said Baipo-Temon.
In July, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said the Central African Republic was the 14th country to specify its position of not recognizing Kosovo's independence.
Speaking for RTS, Dacic showed a diplomatic note he received last night from the Central African Republic, stating that the country does not recognize Kosovo.
He said the note states that the Central African Republic supports the sovereignty of Serbia and the rule of law, and that it advocates a dialogue with Pristina.
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