EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Friday left the meeting of the SA Council offended by a request made by Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj.
That is what Tanjug reported on Friday, adding that “sources from the meeting said Haradinaj insisted on greater US involvement in the process of dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, mediated by the EU.”
It is also stated that Mogherini took this personally, and left the Council meeting before it ended.
The agency said that it also learned unofficially from Brussels sources that EU’s message to Haradinaj was that “Kosovo must work seriously on its European perspective and take advantage of the opportunity that the entire region has in terms of the European perspective.”
Earlier today, a planned joint press conference of Mogherini and Haradinaj was suddenly canceled.
The official explanation of the EU side is that the reason was “a matter of the agenda.”
Correspondents from Kosovo are reporting from Brussels about “a bad atmosphere” during the meeting, that took place on Friday morning at the European Council building.
This was the first official visit of Haradinaj to Brussels since he became prime minister.
In addition to participating in the meeting of the Stabilization and Association Council (SA Council) between the European Union and Kosovo, Haradinaj spoke bilaterally with Mogherini, and with EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn.