The US encourages Kosovo and Serbia to assume full responsibility for the negotiation process, to reduce negative rhetoric and to cooperate constructively, the US State Department said.

‘Kosovo and Serbia should achieve a long-lasting agreement that can be applied and does not instigate instability in any country or region, which will require the vision and flexibility of both sides,’ a State Department spokeswoman Voice of America commented on the development of the event with Kosovo in the past days, after President Hashim Thaci’s announcement that he would seek border correction.” (translated from VoA)