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Borrell confirms Lajcak in his position as the EU envoy for the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue

Borrell confirms Lajcak in his position as the EU envoy for the Kosovo-Serbia

Miroslav Lajcak will continue to be the EU Special Representative for the dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia.

An EU official told the media that the EU's top diplomat, Josep Borrell, has confirmed Lajcak in this position, as he believes that the new High Representative of the European Union for foreign policy and security should be him. that will appoint its Special Representative for the dialogue. However, it is not known how long Lajcak will stay in that position.

"Miroslav Lajcak's mandate expires on August 31, but Josep Borrell has decided to extend it for several months. Lajcak will remain in that position as long as necessary, to ensure that the process does not remain without a mediator:,- said the EU diplomat.

The new high representative of the European Union for foreign policy and security is chosen by the European Parliament within the framework of the EU Commission elections, based on the proposal of the European Council.

The election of the Commissioner is scheduled for autumn, but could be accelerated if political agreements are reached earlier.

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