Ahead of the Interpol General Assembly that will start on September 26, the US is “mustering all forces” to make Pristina a new member of the organization.

The Belgrade-based daily Vecernje Novosti writes this, adding that the host of this year’s assembly is China, and that in Beijing, Belgrade’s arguments on this issue will be defended by a delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic.

“We expect a very difficult diplomatic task, but we are convinced that with the strength of our arguments we can withstand the intent of Pristina and their allies for the so-called state Kosovo to become a full member of the Interpol,” Stefanovic said.

The Interpol General Assembly will be held September 26-29.