04.04.2016

The talks in Vienna on mutual recognition of certificates of ADR ended without results

The delegation of the Republic of Kosovo, led by Minister for Dialogue, Edita Tahiri and Minister for Trade and Industry, Hykmete Bajrami together with the professional team took part in the meeting convened by the EU regarding the mutual recognition between the two countries of certificates for transportation of hazardous goods known as ADR.

Vienna, 4 April 2016
 
The delegation of the Republic of Kosovo, led by Minister for Dialogue, Edita Tahiri and Minister for Trade and Industry, Hykmete Bajrami together with the professional team took part in the meeting convened by the EU regarding the mutual recognition between the two countries of certificates for transportation of hazardous goods known as ADR.
 
This meeting was held in Vienna and lasted throughout the day starting from morning until late evening. After difficult negotiations and efforts to reach agreement on the mutual recognition of certificates of ADR, in which is worth noting that the commitment of the European Union as a mediator was maximal however these talks produced no results.
The next meeting on this issue will take place soon and for this we will wait until the EU will call new meeting.
 
The delegation of the Republic of Kosovo has been fully committed to finding a durable solution based on the mutual recognition of Certificates of ADR between the two countries and our commitment for a solution through dialogue continue, but we suggested that the reciprocity measures remain in force until such agreement is reached.
The delegation was composed by Hykmete Bajrami, Minister in the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Gazmir Raci, political advisor to the Minister Edita Tahiri and coordinator of the issue, Fejzulla Mustafa, head of the Department of Transport of Hazardous Goods in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Bekim Mehmeti, sector leader of IBM in Kosovo Customs.