According to reports from international media on Monday, Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj’s US visa was rejected, citing imposition of customs tax increases as the reason.
Wary Kosovars are not jumping with joy about the visa liberalization recommendation, but the European Commission’s proposal marks a milestone nevertheless.
Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs said on Thursday that EU should grant visa-free access to the citizens of Kosovo, Georgia, and Ukraine.
Tourist agencies sell visa appointments for the German Embassy, making the cost of a visa application over 100 euros for Kosovar citizens with the knowledge of the Embassy.
The European Commission proposed on Wednesday to lift the visa regime for Kosovo citizens.