Kosovo becomes first European country its Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem

The Foreign Ministry of Kosovo has announced that the country has opened its Embassy in Jerusalem. Kosovo thus becomes the first European country to open its Embassy in Jerusalem. 

A foreign ministry statement  by Kosovo said the move was made after the establishment of diplomatic ties with Israel on February 1 and a Kosovo-Serbia summit held at the White House in September. 

“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Diaspora announces that the Kosovo Embassy in the State of Israel, with headquarters in Jerusalem, officially has been opened,” the statement said. 

“Setting of the plaques and the state flag at the Kosovo Embassy in Israel reflects the Government of Kosovo’s commitment to comply with the pledge for establishing the diplomatic mission to Jerusalem,” it said. 

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