Update 3: The Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo, Mr Behgjet Pacolli, has declared that Mali has not recognized Kosovo. Pacolli explains the situation as having arisen from internal problems in Mali.
Update 2: Kosovo Media citing the Global Times are reporting that the news about Mali’s recognition of Kosovo has been refuted by the Republic Mali.
KosovoThanksYou.com urges the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo to provide an explanation about the prompt addition of Mali on the list of countries that recognize Kosovo.
Update 1: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Kosovo has not yet confirmed the recognition of Kosovo by Mali. The earlier acknowledgement of this recognition, listed on the web site of the Kosovar Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has been removed. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Kosovo has not released any other communique on this subject.
We call on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to clarify the status of this recognition.
The recognition announced by the Deputy Prime Minister Behgjet Pacolli last week, has been acknowledged by the Kosovo Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Republic of Mali has been listed as having recognized Kosovo. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Kosovo has not released any official communication on this recognition.
Mali becomes the 92nd UN Member State to recognize the Republic of Kosovo.
We would like to thank wholeheartedly the people of Mali for their offer of friendship and understanding.
Thank you Mali!