Pristina, March 22, 2018 - The leaders of the institutions of the justice system of the Republic of Kosovo, respectively, Chairman of the Kosovo Judicial Council, Mr. Nehat Idrizi, President of the Supreme Court, Mr. Enver Peci, Chief State Prosecutor, Mr. Aleksandër Lumezi, Minister of Justice, Mr. Abelard Tahiri, National Coordinator for Fighting Corruption, Mr. Reshat Millaku, Coordinator of the KJC for the targeted cases in the tracking mechanism and cases related to the corrupt nature, Mr. Agim Maliqi held a joint meeting with Chief Prosecutors of the Basic Prosecutions and the Presidents of the Basic Courts and the President of the Court of Appeal, whose topic was the assessment of the capacity of law enforcement agencies and the justice system to address the fulfillment of the second condition for visa liberalization, respectively, increasing efficiency in fighting corruption and organized crime.
Representatives of the highest institutions of the justice system have appreciated the new reality created after the ratification of the Demarcation Agreement with Montenegro by the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo, a process that makes the Republic of Kosovo closer than ever to visa liberalization for its citizens.
Leaders of justice institutions have discussed their respective responsibilities to meet the latest criterion related to assessing the concrete measures and steps taken to rule the law and fight against corruption and organized crime.
In this agenda was also discussed the legislative policies, namely the fulfillment of obligations deriving from the European Reform Agenda, the Country Report Recommendations and the Anti-Corruption Laws Package, these measures directly directed in function to increase the efficiency of the justice system, prevention and combating corruption, and ensuring the integrity of public institutions.
Also, the cases evidenced in the fight against corruption and organized crime have been discussed as well as the inter-institutional readiness within the legal and constitutional responsibilities of each of the institutions, to have regular meetings to streamline the work, and to offering opportunities and support to handle these cases with priority.