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Kosovar minister in unofficial visit

ENVER Hoxhaj, the Kosovar foreign minister, unofficially visited Bratislava at the invitation of the Slovak Atlantic Commission (SAC) and its think tank the Central European Policy Institute. Hoxhaj met Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák on December 3. The Slovak Republic has not officially recognised Kosovo as an independent state.

ENVER Hoxhaj, the Kosovar foreign minister, unofficially visited Bratislava at the invitation of the Slovak Atlantic Commission (SAC) and its think tank the Central European Policy Institute. Hoxhaj met Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák on December 3. The Slovak Republic has not officially recognised Kosovo as an independent state.

“This will be a private meeting, and it’s absolutely all right,” the ministry’s spokesman Boris Gandel told the SITA newswire.

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