10 February 2020 Statement by the President of the Republic, H. E. Ilir Meta
The President of the Republic, H.E. Ilir Meta has followed and is following closely all the developments in the Presevo Valley, and in particular the political developments regarding the forthcoming elections in Serbia.
President Meta has repeatedly called for the democratic resolution of all issues that concern the Albanian population of the Preseva Valley and all Albanians in Serbia. In this context, participation in elections, both general and local, is of paramount importance.
President Meta encourages all Presevo Valley political forces and the entire Albanian population wherever they live in Serbia, to participate in elections, to unify their stances, in order to maximize their role and contribution to the future institutions, both at central as well as local level.
President Meta expresses the conviction that the massive participation of Albanians in the general and local elections, the cooperation of all political entities to increase the representation of Albanians, as well as their close cooperation with the international factor will guarantee the strengthening of the voice of the Albanian population in view of fulfilling their legitimate claims and rights in Serbia.