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Samoa recognizes independent Kosovo

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Samoa recognizes Kosovo
Samoa recognizes Kosovo
On Monday evening, through a fax sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo, Samoa notified that it had recognized the Republic of Kosovo as sovereign and indepedent state. Samoa is the 47th country to recognize independent Kosovo.
 
In their verbal note sent to the President of the Republic of Kosovo Fatmir Sejdiu, "The government of the state of Samoa has decided to recognize the independence of Kosovo."
 
We hope that the independence of Kosovo will find wider recognition, which will help close the conflict of the 90's that damaged Western Balkans," is written in the letter signed by the Prime Minister of Samoa, Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi.

Malielegaoi wished Kosovo president and its people "success in the efforts to build the new state."

The island nation of Samoa is located in south Pacific. It won independence from New Zealand on 1 January 1962.

Kosovar diplomatic sources have stated that they have indications that Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Kuwait and Qatar will join the list of countries that have recognized Kosovo soon.

Comments (14)

Lucy said:

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Wow...I love this article. I am living at the moment in Peja Kosovo. I am a Samoan myself...and I am proud!!!

I think one more country to resognise Kosovos independece then we all will celebrate.

I have a question if anyone will can answer. My sister would like to visit us here in Kosovo. She has a SAMOAN passport. Does SAMOANS need visas to enter kOSOVO. If so, how can Samoan people obtain a visa?

Hope someone ca give me some guidelines.

cheers
Lucy
 
May 14, 2009
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James Croft said:

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Kia Ora Samoa well done !

SAMOA & KOSOVO for life !
 
October 07, 2008
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nazim said:

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thank u very much.i think malaysia should recognize sooner.i love malaysia i need to go there for my master and coz they ve not accepted i m havin trouble with my passport.jom malaysia saya suka malaysia
 
September 29, 2008
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Sarah Franco said:

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is that the best the us can do:

may I remind you that the number of 47 countries that have already recognized kosova includes most of the stable democratic states in the world?

states such as norway, switzerland, sweded, canada...

Kosova belongs to europe, most of europe has acknowledged that...

the rest of the world will follow, sooner or later...7 months is not a long time. in one year, we will have much more recognitions.

those of us who support the independence of Kosova we are patient people, we know things would not be easy, it takes time to build a state, and we have to understand that some states fell reluctant but with time they too will recognize the independence

even serbia will.
 
September 22, 2008
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is that the best the US can do?? said:

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A tiny island in the middle of the pacific that has the population of 200,000 people, and which is a place where Australia sends its illegal refugees?

What a great feather in you cap :-))
 
September 17, 2008
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robert-0 said:

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Thank you, Samoa, #47. we celebrate every time there is another recognition. freedom is a beautiful thing, and must be celebrated, now and forever. we need to continue bringing the rest of the world onboard. Thank you to all of our friends and allies, around the globe.

roberto
frisco/ sarajevo
robertoruss@yahoo.com
 
September 17, 2008
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Hakz said:

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I am from the Philippines....I don't think my country will recognize Kosovo because it has the same problem with the secessionist in Mindanao.

But for me, I still want my country to recognize Kosovo very soon.

Enjoy your freedom....
 
September 16, 2008
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Bruno said:

September 16, 2008
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Sebaneau said:

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http://www.slobodnaevropa.org/...id=1200365
Montenegro prepares to recognize Kosova?
Radio Slobodna Evropa, 16 September 2008

Representatives for the ruling Democratic Party of the Socialists and the Social-Democratic Party of Montenegro have sent Ranko Krivokapić, Speaker of the National Assembly, a resolution on speeding up Montenegro's integration into European and Euro-atlantic structures, Podgorica radio station Antena M has learned.
Analysts deem that the resolution represents an opening towards a discussion on the recognition of Kosova.
The document contains five statements, and Kosova is mentioned in the third.
Remember that a discussion on the recognition of Kosova was put on the Assembly's agenda on proposal from the Popular party (Narodna Stranka) on the 16th of June, but didn't take place because of the opposition's boycott of the Parliament.
 
September 16, 2008
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Sarah Franco said:

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congratulations, one more recognition has come, and others will follow.

 
September 16, 2008
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Burhan said:

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Thank you Samoa for believing in freedom! Samoans are a well-natured group of people who will enjoy a good relationship with the people of Kosova.
 
September 16, 2008
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dan said:

September 16, 2008
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Sebaneau said:

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E tuai tuai, ta te ma‘ona ai.
 
September 16, 2008
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Illyrian said:

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Interesting site...
 
September 16, 2008
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