On September 21, 2020, Richard Grenell and Adam S. Boehler, CEO of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, visited Pristina, Kosovo, and met with Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti. [23] Together, they signed the Kosovo-U.S. Investment Agreement, through which the U.S. committed to invest $1 billion in Kosovo-Serbia rail projects, the Brezovica Ski Resort, the Peace Highway, and other initiatives of the Kosovo-Serbia Economic Normalization Agreement in 2020. [24] On September 22, 2020, Richard Grenell and Adam Boehler traveled to Belgrade, Serbia. [25] Boehler met with Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, who signed a joint U.S.-Serbia statement on financing economic development. [26] [25] [23] They also opened the first office of the International Development Finance Corporation in Belgrade. [25] [26] The representative of the United States stated that information from the European Union Special Representative could have made this meeting more attractive.

The agreements signed on September 4 at the White House included a number of economic normalization issues. “They will bring growth, investment and jobs to the citizens of both countries and create a new tone of reconciliation in the pursuit of progress for the Western Balkans,” she said. The full normalization of relations between Belgrade and Pristina remains a common goal, as it does for the United States and the European Union. The agreements negotiated by the United States complement the discussions led by the European Union. UNMIK`s role in Kosovo and the region as a peacekeeping mission has long since survived its original objective. The Security Council now has a responsibility to redirect limited peacekeeping resources to areas and issues that need them most. She called on the members of the Council to give serious thought to the transition of UNMIK and to take the necessary steps for a responsible withdrawal. Exclusive: the White House agreement pic.twitter.com/7skVGNGobC The Washington agreement is a new political reality not only for Kosovo and Serbia, but also for the entire Western Balkans region and even for the EU itself. It is the result of long and hard work, including the strong commitment of the united States Special Envoy for dialogue between Belgrade officially and Pritina, Ambassador Richard Grenell. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovar Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti promised on 4th September to normalise economic relations and signed an agreement in Washington in the presence of US President Donald Trump. However, questions such as what has been signed, what are the exact consequences of this agreement for Belgrade and Pristina and the future of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue taking place in Brussels have not been resolved. .

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