Prishtina, 11 January 2022
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, Albin Kurti, expressed his condolences on the passing of the President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, who passed away this morning, after a serious illness.
“It was with deep sadness that I received the news of the passing of the President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli”, Prime Minister Kurti said.
Former journalist Sassoli was a friend to Kosovo and a personality who truly brought European values into the European Union institutions, he added.
The Prime Minister has considered his passing a great loss, not only for family and friends, but also for all those who have had the opportunity to cooperate with him.
We will miss his friendly approach, passion and commitment for the protection of human rights and for the strengthening of democracy even in the countries of our region, Prime Minister Kurti said.