Kosovo–United States relations

Kosovo–United States relations
Map indicating locations of Kosovo and USA


United States

Kosovan–American relations are foreign relations between Kosovo as independent "will bring peace to a region scarred by war".[2]

According to the 2012 U.S. Global Leadership Report, 87% of Kosovars approve of U.S. leadership, the highest rating for any survey in Europe.[3]


  • History 1
  • U.S. Embassy 2
  • Kosovo Embassy 3
  • Notes and references 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


The United States of America assisted

  • History of Kosovo - U.S. relations

External links

  1. ^ U.S. recognizes independent Kosovo
  2. ^ U.S., Britain, France back Kosovo
  3. ^ U.S. Global Leadership Project Report - 2012 Gallup
  4. ^ http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=081224144851.mzptko0i&show_article=1
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See also

a. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has been recognised as an independent state by 108 out of 193 United Nations member states.


Notes and references

Avni Spahiu is the current ambassador from Kosovo to the US. The Embassy of the Republic of Kosovo in the United States is located in Washington DC.

Kosovo Embassy

The fourth and current United States Ambassador to Kosovo is Greg Delawie. He was preceded by Tracey Ann Jacobson, Christopher William Dell, and Tina Kaidanow.

U.S. Embassy

During the European Commission-hosted international Donors' Conference on July 11, 2008 the United States pledged $400 million for 2008-2009 to support, among many other things, helping relieve debt Kosovo may inherit. U.S. assistance in Kosovo continues to support governance through strengthening civil society and political processes, especially targeting minority communities, and aims to strengthen economic institutions and help private enterprise grow.

Officials. The United States and Kosovo established diplomatic relations on February 18, 2008. The bilateral ties the United States shares with Kosovo are maintained through the U.S. Embassy in Pristina, which was opened on April 8, 2008 by then-Chargé d'Affaires ad interim Tina Kaidanow. Prior to the declaration of independence, the United States maintained U.S. Office Pristina (USOP), with a chief of mission. The US also continues to contribute troops to the Kosovo Force (KFOR), and will be providing staff to the ICO and EULEX missions. United States Kosovo considers the United States its greatest partner in gaining recognition from the rest of the world, and such view is also expressed from [5] The US established full diplomatic relations at Ambassador level with the Republic of Kosovo.[4]