Washington D.C., 6 February 2019 – The establishment of Kosovo Army in full coordination with the United States significantly increases the capacities of our country to build a calm and secure environment.
The above was stated by the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, Behgjet Pacolli, in his addressing to around seventy Foreign Ministers from all over the world, who represented their countries in the Ministerial of the Global Coalition against ISIS, which is conducting its plenaries in Washington D.C.
In his speech before the participants, the Kosovo top diplomat, Pacolli, related the specific steps continuously taken in this regards by the Kosovo State together with the U.S.
During this meeting, the Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo and the U.S. President, Donald Trump, addressed to the participants from all over the world.
Meanwhile, a hand shake between the Secretary Pompeo and the Kosovo Foreign Minister Pacolli, following the family photograph of participating Foreign Ministers, drew the attention and was published by the most important world media.
Description of the photograph: State Secretary, Mike Pompeo, at the centre, shaking hands with the Kosovo Foreign Minister, Behgjet Pacolli, with the Foreign Minister of Iraq, between them Mohamed Alhakim, after a family photo during the meeting of Global Coalition to Defeat the ISIS, in the Department of State, Wednesday, on 6 February 2019, in Washington. (Photograph: Associated Press/Alex Brandon).