In a Feb. 16 letter congratulating acting president of Kosovo Vjosa Osmani on the 13th anniversary of Kosovo's declaration of independence, U.S. President Joseph Biden underlined that a comprehensive agreement on normalizing relations between Kosovo and Serbia "needs to include mutual recognition."
"We can hardly wait to work alongside the future government to lead Kosovo forward on its European path. There are many tasks that need to be completed, including a comprehensive agreement on normalizing relations with Serbia focusing on mutual recognition, which will strengtherelation
n the rule of law, efforts to cope with the global Covid-19 pandemic and foster economic growth which will enable a prosperous future for all of Kosovo's citizens," the letter says.
Biden also stressed that the bond between the American people and Kosovo remained firm, based on a mutual devotion to develop Kosovo and its sustainability as a sovereign, independent, multi-ethnic and democratic country.