Kosovo: Parliament votes for Kurti government with 67 votes

With 107 lawmakers in the Kosovo Parliament, following remarks by political party leaders, Albin Kurti’s new government was voted on with 67 votes. 30 voted against while there were no abstentions.

The new Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin Kurti said in a speech after swearing that there would be no tolerance for the abuse of power and public funds, reminding his ministers that they should work in these positions without being rewarded, adding that the decisions of his government will be based on facts.

“You have to understand that in the Ministries you have been chosen to serve, you are not there to be comforted or rewarded. “Citizens expect to be led by experienced and capable people, and for change to happen we need cooperation, but for new reforms we need a new working mentality,” he said.

Kurti has vowed to become the next prime minister to lead the country with confidence and principles for the good of Kosovo, while he also sent a message to lawmakers of his party and cabinet.

“Do not be arrogant towards the opposition. The government cabinet will adopt a responsible position, “said the new Prime Minister of Kosovo.

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