Albanian president to unofficially visit Serbia

Albanian President, Ilir Meta will be Serbia on 3rd and 4th December on “an unofficial visit” to the Medvedja municipality in South Serbia.

The Beta agency reported on Thursday that it had received confirmation of this information from the local government in Medvedja.

Meta will be staying at the Gejzer Hotel in Sijarinska Banja, and during his visit to Medvedja, he will meet with municipal councilors and municipal officials from the ethnic Albanian community. 

The agency was also told that the president of Albania would have unofficial meetings with Nebojsa Arsic, president of the municipality, and president of the Coordination Body for the Municipalities of Presevo, Bujanovac and Medvedja, Zoran Stankovic. 

The government of Serbia has been informed of the upcoming arrival of Meta to Medvedja, the report added. 

According to the latest statistics, about 7,000 people live in the municipality of Medvedja, 520 of whom are members of the Albanian national minority. 

Albanians who moved to Kosovo after the war return to Medvedja occasionally to visit their property and to vote in local elections, Beta said.

(B92, 23.11.2017)

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