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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Press service Statements
Tuesday, 31 October 2017. PDF Print E-mail
Suriname revokes its decision to recognize Kosovo
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Minister Dacic at an extraordinary press conference First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic said today, at an extraordinary press conference held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, that the Government of the Republic of Suriname had revoked its recognition of Kosovo and Metohija as an independent state.



The Head of Serbian diplomacy conveyed that Suriname's diplomatic note on the revocation of the recognition had arrived during the night.

"On 8 July 2016, they recognized the independence of Kosovo", said Minister Dacic, adding that only five states had recognized Kosovo during his term of office, while one had reversed its decision. He noted that Kosovo's independence was so far recognized by 106 states.

"This is a historic event for us – we haven't achieved this with money since we don't have it, nor by exerting pressure since we are not able to do so – but through our dedication instead", emphasized the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia.